Wine.com Plans Virtual Wine Tastings with Francis Ford Coppola, Chuck Wagner, Michael Mondavi and more

Thursday, 11. June 2020 14:55

San Francisco, June 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wine.com, the nation’s leading online wine retailer, has launched a series of live-streamed wine tastings to bring renowned winemakers and celebrities - and their wine - into customers’ living rooms. 

Wine.com’s upcoming June events include three California wine industry icons: an exclusive conversation with Oscar-winning director and winery owner, Francis Ford Coppola; a deep dive into the Wagner Family’s portfolio of wines including Caymus, Emmolo, Conundrum and Bonanza; and a Father’s Day celebration with Michael Mondavi and his family.

“We are honored to be able to connect our customers with Francis Ford Coppola and Corey Beck, the CEO and Chief Winemaker of Francis Ford Coppola Winery.  This is a rare opportunity that we’re sure wine and movie lovers alike will enjoy,” said Wine.com Founder Michael Osborn.

Wine.com hosts two virtual tasting events every week featuring a variety of wines, brands, regions, and personalities.  The company has held 15 events to date, including for example an intimate conversation with Saskia de Rothschild of Domaine Barons de Rothschild (Lafite), a rosé tasting and a cappella serenade by John Legend, and an exploration of Oregon Pinot Noir with trailblazing winemakers: Rollin Soles of ROCO Winery, Lynn Penner-Ash of Penner-Ash Wine Cellars and Michael Etzel of Beaux Frères.

Over 30,000 households have already tuned in to Wine.com to virtually share a glass and connect with their favorite winemakers and celebrities.  Much of this success is due to Wine.com’s ability to get the wine to customers prior each event.  By actively participating – through their own glass – these tastings become tangible experiences, and not just content to be seen. 

For upcoming event registration and links to prior event recordings, please go to wine.com/experiences.

Past Events include:

  • Pinot Noir: the Franco-American Connection
  • Kendall-Jackson: America’s Favorite Vineyard
  • Rock on with Hampton Water Rosé: Jon Bon Jovi, his son Jesse Bongiovi and Winemaker Gérard Bertrand 
  • A Tour of Italy
  • Domaine Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) Around the World
  • Living Legends: John Legend and Jean-Charles Boisset
  • A Mother’s Day Weekend Special with Vanderpump Wines
  • Antinori’s World of Wine
  • Santa Barbara Wines: The Next Wave
  • The Biodynamic Duo: Michel Chapoutier and Gérard Bertrand
  • Dos Hombres Mezcal: Aaron Paul & Bryan Cranston’s Smoke and Chemistry
  • Sips in the City: Invivo X by Sarah Jessica Parker
  • Oregon’s Trailblazing Winemakers
  • Washington State Winemaking Wizards
  • Drink like a Billionaire with Mark Oldman

About Wine.com

Wine.com offers selection, guidance and convenience not found in stores – helping customers discover the incredible world of wine with confidence. Live chat sommeliers provide friendly advice and customers receive unlimited shipping all year by joining StewardShip. Wine.com was recently named Wine Enthusiast’s Retailer of the Year. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.wine.com or download its app in the Apple Store or Google Play.         

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