Vice President, Direct to Consumer
The Family Coppola
Raised in Southern California, Rick graduated from UCLA with a BA in Communications. He has worked in sales and operations management for companies like The Walt Disney Company, Sony Entertainment and Bloomingdales before entering the wine business. Rick first started working for Robert Mondavi and has since worked for other wine companies in the Santa Cruz Mountain, Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara wine regions of California, the Willamette Valley in Oregon and the Woodinville and Columbia Valley wine region in Washington. He is now the Vice President for Direct to Consumer operations for The Family Coppola, which includes the Francis Ford Coppola and Virginia Dare wineries in Geyserville, and Domaine de Broglie in the Dundee Hills of Oregon.
Rick recently concluded his tenure with Advisory Board for Creative Sonoma, which is affiliated with the Economic Development Board of Sonoma County. Creative Sonoma provides programs and services to assist and promote the arts and creative businesses and communities in the county.