People, Apr. 17, 1995

Coppola's Wining Ways

When FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA went looking for a summer house 20 years ago, he ended up moving his family to the Napa Valley and starting a wine business. Now he has coughed up more than $9 million for the place next door and reunited the historic Inglenook estate. "Winemaking is like movies," he says. "You start with material that's not 100% in your control; then you refine what you get." The vintner is also enjoying a good year onscreen: he produced the just released Don Juan DeMarco and My Family, which opens next month, and later this year...

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