Is your favourite sports star a winemaker?

Mario Andretti

Mario Andretti's Napa Valley vineyard

Motor racing legend Mario Andretti’s vineyard in the Napa Valley promises visitors, “a blend of award-winning wines and racing history, with the flavour of Italy radiating throughout”. That sounds like it has something for everyone. The 42-acre estate offers a wide variety of wines including Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Sangiovese, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Merlot and Zinfandel.

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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