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Francis Ford Coppola buys Geyser Peak

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zin1953 Mar 25, 2013 04:08 AM

http://www.decanter.com/news/wine-new...

  1. Fowler Mar 26, 2013 11:06 AM

    I can only hope they will not degrade the physical appearance of the property similar to what they did to Chateau Souverain but I will not bet on it.

    1. Bill Hunt Mar 26, 2013 08:03 PM

      Going back some years, there was a "retirement home" outside of Grand Junction, CO, and it was sold to become a vineyard.

      I commented that the new name should be "Geezer Peak."

      Note sure that it worked...

      Hunt

      1. Bill Hunt Mar 26, 2013 08:05 PM

        I have never been a big fan of any Coppola wine, so do not hold out any hope that the property will prosper, but that is just me.

        Hunt

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          zin1953 Mar 27, 2013 07:06 AM

          Well, keeping in mind that his "Coppola" label isn't really aimed at consumers like you and I, do you not like Rubicon?

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            Bill Hunt Mar 27, 2013 08:54 PM

            I have had several, and have done a "vertical tasting," and have not really been impressed. It was not bad, but with so many other options, I felt that they could have been better. Maybe just me?

            Hunt

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              zin1953 Mar 28, 2013 10:05 AM

              That's fair . . .

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