Skip Nav
Food Reviews
You'll Want to Buy (Almost) Every New Product From Trader Joe's This April
Celebrity Chefs
12 Recipes You Can Make From Alton Brown's Latest Cookbook
20 Dreamy Disney Wedding Cake Ideas to Fantasize Over

Happy Hour: Encyclopedia

I'm a huge fan of Francis Ford Coppola's Encyclopedia ($15.00), I was eager to check it out. With its beaker-shaped bottle, Encyclopedia appeals to the younger wine drinker. According to Coppola the wine is "about learning and exploring. It's for people who want to know more about wine and how it is connected to geography, to history, to myth."

There are six varieties: Pinot Grigio, Tempranillo, Malbec, Riesling, Torrontés, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Each is made with grapes from the variety's native region. For example, the Pinot Grigio is made with grapes from delle Venezia, Italy and the Tempranillo comes from Yecla, Spain. The wines represent and respect the tradition and culture of each wine-making region.

I tried the Riesling and the Cab and found both delightful, well-balanced, and highly drinkable. I hope to try the rest soon. If you are new to wine, or enjoy sipping new wines, I highly recommend seeking out Encyclopedia. When the wine is gone, the bottle makes a pretty vase!

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
liz2024 liz2024 8 years
I tried the tempranillo a couple of months ago and it was good!
ElleJay ElleJay 8 years
aweseome! i love his wines, i'll have to try these.
milosmommy milosmommy 8 years
I love Coppola wines and I'm so intriuged by this one. I'll have to keep my eyes peeled for these. Thanks for sharing.
hyzenthlay20 hyzenthlay20 8 years
The Sofia sparkling wine is my favorite sparkling wine! I'm excited to see you mention it here :) I bought a bottle of the Sofia rose hoping that I would like it as much, but I wasn't so keen on it. I will definitely be keeping my eyes open for these though . . . I LOVE the Erlenmeyer flask shape!
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 8 years
I've loved everything I've tried from Coppola. They taste really great and are reasonably priced. I'll be keeping my eyes open for Encyclopedia. I love the bottle design and I like most of those varieties.
Should You Decant Wine?
Best Cheap Bottle of Wine at Walmart
Armie Hammer, Hailee Steinfeld, and Elle Fanning at the Young Hollywood Awards
Frozen Cocktail Recipes
Alcoholic Ice Cream Brands
Hollywood-Inspired Rum Cocktail Recipe
Louis Vuitton Core Values Campaign Featuring Francis and Sofia Coppola
Easy Cachaca Cocktail Recipes
How Much Does Jay Z's Champagne Cost?
How Do You Open a Bottle of Wine Without a Corkscrew?
From Our Partners
Latest Food
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds