Is your favourite sports star a winemaker?

Wayne Gretzky

Wayne Gretzky enjoys one of his wines

Ice hockey great Wayne Gretzky teamed up with Creekside Estate winery in 2009 to launch the Wayne Gretsky Estate wine label. Although the Gretsky vineyard is now closed there are still a number of Gretsky wines available including Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and the Canadian speciality, a Shiraz icewine.

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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