The legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, director of The Godfather and Apocalypse Now, is also a renowned winegrower - and a new entrepreneur in luxury cannabis
The filmmaker and director of Apocalypse Now, the Godfather and Dracula, Francis Ford Coppola, embarks on the adventure of Californian cannabis. Grower's Series Announcement, recently shook the cannabis community. Thus, Coppola offers a limited edition collection of three (unique) cannabis strains offering "distinct and memorable experiences". As a well-known winemaker, Francis Ford Coppola intends to register this line of cannabis in the luxury industry.
Coppola, one of the best filmmakers in the service of cannabis
Francis Ford Coppola is a director, producer and screenwriter born on the 7 April 1939 in Detroit, Michigan. He has been awarded five times at the Oscars and twice won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. He is recognized as one of the best filmmakers of this century; for movies like: The Godfather - Apocalypse Now - Dracula (Bram Stoker's Dracula) - etc.
However, Coppola, with his company Zoetrope americano is also an influential producer. Thus, one finds in its production, films like Sleepy Hollow - Jeepers Creepers, the series 4400; as well as his daughter Sofia's films as Virgin Suicides - Lost in Translation - Marie-Antoinette- Somewhere; and his son Roman (CQ). But, we also recognize the Coppola family outside the world of entertainment ... Indeed, the "godfather" Coppola is also a winegrower, magazine publisher and hotelier; and newly ganja entrepreneur ...
The Grower's Series
Coppola, who has been producing wines for about 40 years, says the series Grower's Series intends to educate its customers about cannabis. He himself a consumer, he wants to discover the benefits and luxury of the plant.
"Wine and cannabis are two ancient donations and generous gifts from Mother Nature, bound by great care, terroir and great temperance.", States Coppola in a statement. Comunicado de prensa of the November 1er. "The expertise of one applies to the other."
Since vineyards are not legally allowed to grow cannabis, it works in partnership with local producers. Humboldt, in northern California. Under the name of Empresa Sána (Unbeknownst to Sanskrit), his company will sell his products online and in clinics.
Cultivated and maintained by co-founders Johnny Deim (CEO) and Brett Todoroff (Chief Farming Officer); the duo selected a predominantly sativa strain, an indica dominant strain and a hybrid. For optimum quality, the strains are grown on separate plots, and at different altitudes for highlight the various microclimates de la región.
An idyllic encounter in the world of cannabis
Coppola and Hermanos Humboldt celebrated the launch of their collaboration in a special edition of The Herb Somm's Thursday Infused in a private residence in San Francisco, the October 25. In just a few hours, the evening featured the inventive and infused cuisine of Holden Jagger, canna-chef in kitchen ...
Other brands, including Kurvana, Utopia and Rosebud Woman. Jamie Evans, participated in the event. We owe this fantastic meeting, last August, to a conference at Simposio de vino y hierba in Santa Rosa.
"Having spent more than ten years in the wine industry and now running a business in the cannabis industry; I think it's amazing to see such an iconic family (Coppola) enter this space. "Evans explains. "There are so many synergies that exist between the two industries, especially in Northern California. The more support we get from leaders like Francis Ford Coppola, the closer we get to tackling the stigma of cannabis nationally. "
The Grower's 2018 series is available for pre-order at the end of December, when it will also be available in some California clinics ...