You are using an old browser that may not function as expected. For a better, safer browsing experience, please upgrade your browser.

Log in Become a Member

Celebrity Wineries & Wines

From the 1980s onwards, it became fashionable for celebrities, especially from the show business, to own their own winery. It is in the nature of things that the vast majority have nothing to do with winemaking 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 enterprising is the French actor Gerard Depardieu (*1948), who is active worldwide with his wineries in three continents. The only one who actually learned the trade and took over the business from his father is the Italian Albano Carrisi, who became famous as a show star with his first wife Romina Power:

Voices of our members

Egon Mark

For me, Lexicon from wein.plus is the most comprehensive and best source of information about wine currently available.

Egon Mark
Diplom-Sommelier, Weinakademiker und Weinberater, Volders (Österreich)

The world's largest Lexicon of wine terms.

25,898 Keywords · 46,879 Synonyms · 5,330 Translations · 31,235 Pronunciations · 179,521 Cross-references
made with by our author Norbert F. J. Tischelmayer. About the Lexicon