Delicato Family Wines, an award-winning Napa Valley winery known for its Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay, has completed the acquisition of the Francis Ford Coppola Winery, a family-owned winery that produces the acclaimed wines labeled under the Coppola label. Coppola Winery, which produces only Estate Bottled varietals, was founded in 1965 by Francis Ford Coppola and is based in Oakville, California.

Today is an important day for the Delicato Family Wine Company. After many months of negotiations, we have finally closed on the acquisition of the Francis Ford Coppola Vintners (FFC) estate. The acquisition includes the land, buildings, equipment and inventory of the Francis Ford Coppola Winery.

Family winery Delicato has completed the acquisition of the Francis Ford Coppola Winery. The winery is one of the most iconic and storied wineries in the world. In the past 70 years, this nearly 70-acre vineyard has produced more than 4,000,000 cases of wine (or about one million bottles). Coppola has earned a well-deserved reputation for crafting wines of exceptional quality. The winery is known for having many exceptionally rare wines in its portfolio.. Read more about francis coppola and let us know what you think.


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The First Winery To Break Into The Top 5 In Over A Decade

Delicato-Family-Wines-Forges-Partnership-with-Francis-Ford-Coppola-WineryNapa, California, August 2nd, 2021 – Delicato Family Wines has completed the purchase of the Francis Ford Coppola wine portfolio as well as two Sonoma County properties, the Francis Ford Coppola Winery and the Virginia Dare Winery near Geyserville, which includes the Archimedes Vineyard. On June 26th, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission authorized the deal.

Delicato’s history can be traced back to smart actions to take advantage of shifting markets, investments ahead of expansion, and continual development. All of these efforts have resulted in a decade of double-digit growth, laying the groundwork for today’s achievement.

Delicato is now the #5 provider of all wine over $11 in the US market, as well as the #5 supplier by volume across all price categories, thanks to these remarkable achievements. I Delicato’s ability to fulfill customer needs and compete more effectively in the worldwide marketplace are strengthened by the purchase, which complements Delicato’s current company and Coppola’s complementing portfolio.

“Today represents a significant milestone for the business as we welcome the Francis Ford Coppola Winery and its brands into the Delicato portfolio,” said Chris Indelicato, Chief Executive Officer. Today symbolizes the continuance of our family’s efforts and the fulfillment of a common goal to lead the industry, as the winery has accelerated development over the past five years.”

250+ workers will join Delicato’s family-driven culture and long history of hard work and high-quality standards as part of the purchase. “On behalf of the Indelicato family and everyone at Delicato, we are delighted to have them join the family company, and we can’t wait to see how they contribute to Delicato Family Wines’ ongoing success,” Chris Indelicato says. “Our company foundations are solid, our employee culture is flourishing, and we remain dedicated to our tried-and-true plan of long-term, profitable, and sustainable growth.”


Delicato Family Wines is a fourth-generation, family-owned company founded in 1924 and has expanded to be one of the  fastest-growing top-ten wine companies in the U.S.. Delicato’s diversified portfolio of leading brands includes Bota Box, Diamond Collection, Noble Vines, Gnarly Head, Z. Alexander Brown, Directors, Black Stallion, Three Finger Jack, Sofia, 1924, Mercer Bros., Santa Rita 120 (Chile) and Schmitt Söhne Family Wines (Germany). Transcendent Wines, Delicato’s Fine Wine Sales & Marketing portfolio, includes such luxury brands as Black Stallion Limited Release, Diora, Dobbes Family Estate Wines, and Stoneleigh in addition to imported luxury estate wines such as Casa Real and Triple C (Chile), and Torbreck Vintners (Australia). For more information, visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook.


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