Developing ... A WARN notice filing of pending layoffs (per state law) follows the announcement that the Francis Ford Coppola Winery is being sold to Delicato Family Wines. The transaction is scheduled to close August 1. Some Coppola employees received transition notices Tuesday. Ultimately, the head count may be less than 90 employees. ... As previously reported, Francis Ford Coppola will have a stake in the merged company and join the board. He retains Inglenook, Domaine de Broglie in Oregon, Cafe Zoetrope, as well as resorts in Belize, Guatamala, Argentina and Italy, etc.