Winter

Three buffalo chicken sandwiches and cans of pinot grigio wine.
Tailgate Time

Pork Rind-Crusted Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

Nothing intimidating about this take on fried chicken. Pork rinds coat the chicken to add a delicious crunch factor, while the tangy slaw and spicy sweet buffalo sauce layer to create that WOW worthy bite.

Share  
Plate of lasagna.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Lasagna with Meat Sauce

Our sumptuous Lasagna, which features a generous helping of three cheeses along with ground beef and pork pairs well with Merlot. 

Share  
A bowl of pasta fagioli soup.
Flavorful recipes

Pasta Fagioli Soup

There are endless variations of this traditional Italian soup, and I've never had one I didn't enjoy. I particularly like this one in fall, when the weather is turning cool hut a few of summers tomatoes linger.

Share  
Casserole dish filled with Two-Cheese Vegetable-Alfredo Pasta Bake.
Flavorful recipes

Two-Cheese Vegetable Alfredo Pasta Bake

Two-Cheese Vegetable Alfredo Pasta Bake paired with Diamond Collection Chardonnay

Share  
A bowl of stew with butternut squash and spinach.
Kid-friendly dinners

Butternut Squash, Spinach, and Chickpea Soup

Butternut Squash, Spinach, and Chickpea Soup paired with Diamond Collection Sauvignon Blanc wine for the parents and apple juice for the little ones.

Share  
From the Coppola family kitchen: Desserts

Sofia Coppola's Cannoli Recipe

Everyone knows the quote and can typically say it out loud as soon as they see or hear the word: "Leave the gun, take the cannoli." It is one of the most famous quotes from a movie, ever. 

Share  
Arancini next to a bowl of soup.
Authentic Recipes: Rustic Francis's Favorites

Roasted Pumpkin Arancini with Gorgonzola Cheese

This Roasted Pumpkin Arancini dish was inspired by a classic seasonal ingredient. 

Share  
A bowl of gnocchi.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Pastas

Talia's Potato Gnocchi

One of the sweetest and most compelling scenes in Godfather III is when Andy Garcia and Sofia Coppola are alone in a spacious restaurant kitchen making gnocchi together. It is leisurely, nuanced and deliciously sensual.

Share  
Plate of Pot Roast and a fork.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Maria Zasa Coppola’s Genovese-Style Pot Roast

We don't know what type of mushroom she used in her pot roast but if she were cooking it in America, it most likely would have been commercial white mushrooms or canned mushrooms. 

Share  
Plat full of wild mushroom risotto.
Authentic Recipes: Rustic Francis's Favorites

Wild Mushroom Risotto

This rich and creamy risotto showcases the bounty of local wild mushrooms and celebrates the silky and complex Pinot Noir grape of the Russian River Valley. 

Share  
Gia holding a bucket of grapes.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Sides

Gia's Grape "Gelly"

Gia Coppola shares the story of how the family would make grape jelly after harvest. Recipe included.

Share  
A cast iron skillet filled with sliced steak and tomatoes.
Flavorful recipes

Balsamic Steak and Tomatoes

Balsamic Steak and Tomatoes paired with Diamond Collection Cabernet Sauvignon

Share  
A fork and coral colored napkin with a white bowl filled with lentil bolognese over spaghetti squash.
Flavorful recipes

Lentil Bolognese Sauce

Lentil Bolognese Sauce paired with Director's Cabernet Sauvignon

Share  
A large bowl of seafood stew garnished with toasted bread.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Zuppa di Pesce Alla Napolitana

This classic Neapolitan fish stew has about as many versions of cooks as there are in Napoli. Italia's version includes a bounty of seafood and you do not need to use all of it; just use what you like and what is freshest wherever you are.

Share  
A dish piled high with rigatoni and meat sauce.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Sauces

Zasa's Meat Sauce

Here are one of the two recipes by Italia's mother-in-law that she included in her book, Mama Coppola's Pasta Book. Look for meats cut for scaloppini or ask your butcher if she or he can slice some for you.

Share  
Casserole dish filled with eggplant parmigiano.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Italia's Eggplant Parmigiano

If practice makes perfect, this dish is flawless. When Italia, as a new bride, learned her in-laws were coming and looking forward to her Neapolitan cooking, she understandably grew nervous, so nervous that once she planned the menu, she prepared it every night for a week before Agostino and Marie Coppola arrived.

Share