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Celebrity wineries & wines

From the 1980s, it became increasingly fashionable for celebrities, especially those from the show industry, to buy their own winery. It is in the nature of things that most of the people with the winemaking have nothing to do and leave this to professionals. One of the very first was the US director Francis Ford Coppola (* 1939) in 1975, who used his money from the first two godfather films. One of the most active is the French actor Gerard Depardieu (* 1948), who is active worldwide with his wineries in three continents. The only one who actually learned the craft and took over the business from his father is the Italian Albano Carrisi, who became known as a show star with his first wife Romina Power:

Celebrities as winery owners - Francis Ford Coppola, Al Bano Carrisi, Cliff Richard, David Beckham, Madonna

Alberto Alessi - Italian star designer
Cascina Eugenie ( Piedmont - Italy )

Antonio Banderas - Spanish actor (Zorro)
Bodega Banderas ( Ribera del Duero - Spain )

Drew Barrymore - US actress (the little girl in ET)
Barrymore ( Veneto - Italy )

Al Bano (Albano Carrisi) - Italian winemaker and singer
Azienda Vinicola Tenute Al Bano Carrisi ( Apulia - Italy )

Franz Beckenbauer - German soccer player
Lammershoek ( Swartland. South Africa )

David & Victoria Beckham - Engl. Football player & pop singer
For the 34th birthday, David gave his wife Victoria (* 1974, née Adams)
a winery in Napa Valley (California) for the estimated purchase price of $ 12 million

Gianni Bulgari - Italian-Greek jewelry designer
Podernuovo ( Tuscany - Italy )

Adriano Celentano - Italian singer and actor
Galibate (Lake Como, Lombardy - Italy )

Francis Ford Coppola - US director (Godfather I, II, III, Apocalypse Now)
Inglenook Winery ( Napa Valley ), Château Sovereign ( Sonoma County - California )
See in detail under Francis Ford Coppola Winery

Gérard Depardieu - French actor
Château de Tigné ( Loire, Further Médoc. Saint-Emilion. Crimea. North Africa. South America )

Johnny Depp - US actor
The film star planned to run his own winery for a long time. Finally, he announced in 2012: I was thinking about the idea of growing wine in the south of France. However, this is a difficult process, you have to struggle with the government step by step and I found that far too annoying . According to his own statement favorite wine the Redwine Château Calon-Ségur ( Saint-Estèphe - Médoc - France ).

Bob Dylan - US rock singer and songwriter
special wine brand produced by Antonio Terni / Fattoria Le Terrazze
Planet Waves brand ( Rosso Conero. Brands - Italy )

Johnny Halliday - French pop singer
Terre d'Aumers ( Languedoc - France )

Andrés Iniesta - Spanish football player
Fuentealbilla (Albacete, La Mancha - Spain )

Günter Jauch - German TV presenter
Othegraven ( Moselle - Germany )

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt - US actor (formerly married couple; divorced since 2017)
Miraval ( Cotes de Provence - France )

Madonna (Louise Veronica Ciccone) - US pop singer, actress
led by her father Tony Ciccone ( Michigan - United States )

Thomas Muster - Austrian tennis player (short-term No. 1)
led by Manfred Tement - Toms brand ( südsteiermark - Austria )
Brand was abandoned in 2010 (sample & wine just didn't match)

Gianna Nannini - Italian pop singer
Certosa di Belriguardo ( Chianti. Tuscany - Italy )

Andrea Pirlo - Italian soccer player
Pratum Coller (Lombardy-Italy)

Cliff Richard - English pop singer
Adega do Cantor ( Algarve - Portugal )

Sting (Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner) - Australian pop musician
Tenuta del Palagio / I Serrestori ( Chianti. Tuscany - Italy )

Oliviero Toscani - Italian star photographer (Benetton)
Otwine - led by the children Lola and Rocco ( Tuscany - Italy )

Donald Trump - 45th U.S. President
Kluge Estate ( Virginia - United States )

See also famous wine connoisseurs with their preferred ones favorite wines

Francis Ford Coppola: By Georges Biard, CC BY-SA 3.0 , link
Al Bano Carrisi: Von Sailko - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link
Cliff Richard: By Eva Rinaldi - Cliff Richard , CC BY-SA 2.0 , link
David Beckham: By Brian MInkoff - Eig. Work, CC BY-SA 3.0 , link
By © Pascal Mannaerts , CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link

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