Is your favourite sports star a winemaker?

Andrea Pirlo

Andrea Pirlo enjoys a glass of wine in one of his vineyards

Juventus midfielder and chief tormentor of England at the European Championships in the summer, Andrea Pirlo is another sporting superstar with a wine connection. Pirlo has actually bought a vineyard, producing a white from Trebbiano grapes, while also having Merlot and Sangiovese.

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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