Forward-thinking has served Francis Ford Coppola in his pursuits in film, wine, hospitality and now cannabis.
At the helm of much of this business is Corey Beck. Early last year, he was promoted to CEO of The Family Coppola, which runs Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville, Virginia Dare Winery (formerly, Geyser Peak), Domaine de Broglie vineyard and tasting room in Oregon, Great Women Spirits, film production company American Zoetrope, art and literature magazine Zoetrope, Mammarella Foods pastas and sauces, and Cafe Zoetrope in San Francisco.
Coppola himself leads luxury Napa Valley winery Inglenook. Late last year, he started a personal venture, The Grower’s Series, a cannabis-focused brand produced with North Coast partners.
Beck came to Francis Ford Coppola Winery in 1998 as assistant winemaker, then rose to winemaker, general manager and finally president and director of winemaking. He’s