Is your favourite sports star a winemaker?

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi's selection of wines bearing his name

The three-time world footballer of the year has launched his own wines with Argentinian vineyard Bodega Valentin Bianchi, with all the profits going to the Lionel Messi Foundation. Three styles are available – a white blend called Torrontés, plus two red varieties: Malbec and Malbec Premium.

One Response to “Is your favourite sports star a winemaker?”

  1. Tom Dickson says:

    Not to mention half the Top 14 French rugby players. Even the 2007 World Cup Coach Bernard Laporte has a Gaillac estate. Jauzion, Pelous fight for listings at the club restaurant. The other half of course have restaurants – nothing new there. Michelak managed to lose €1.2m in 6 months, whereas Poitrenaud and Pelous partner with established operators.

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