Instagram lost its mind over the case of Armand de Brignac “Ace of Spades” Champagne Jay-Z and Beyoncé sent Reese Witherspoon after she asked them to share a glass at the recent Golden Globe Awards.  “Jay & Bey” have owned the luxury brand since 2014.  Which of the following is NOT a celebrity wine brand?

A. No. 99 – Ice Wine from Hall of Fame Hockey star Wayne Gretzky

B. Windsor Great Park Vineyard – Sparkling Wine from Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

C. Fergalicious - California Red Blend from Grammy-winning hip-hop singer, Fergie

D. Raging Bull - Napa Valley Sangiovese from Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro


While De Niro has invested in many restaurants–Nobu, Rubicon, and Tribeca Grill, hotels and a spirits brand, VDKA 6100, he has never pursued a wine brand.  A. As a kid, Wayne Gretzky watched his grandfather make his own wine.  Today, “The Great One” presides over Wayne Gretzky Estates, producing wine from the Niagara Peninsula and Okanagan wine regions, as well as Canadian whiskies.  B. Dubbed “Liz’s Fizz” by the London press, the Queen’s sparkling wine is made from 7 acres of classic Champagne grapes on the monarch’s estate outside Windsor Castle.  C. A blend of syrah, merlot, grenache and cabernet sauvignon from California’s Santa Ynez Valley, Fergalicious is the most high-profile offering from Ferguson Crest winery, a collaboration between Fergie and her father Pat Ferguson.

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