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Chateau Miraval: Of Superstars and Rosé
"i'm a farmer now," says Brad Pitt. here's the story of how he and Angelinia Jolie came to become wine partners with the Perrin family at an historic Provence estate
By Robert Camuto-- Wine Spectator June 30,2014
One of the biggest wine stories in recent memory comes in the form of a squat Burgundy-shaped bottle of rosé from Provence. Not just any rosé, but one that arises from the winemaking passions of Hollywood's most famous celebrity couple—Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.
For Pitt, 50, a longtime wine lover, the Miraval rosé is the culmination of a dream. "We became impassioned with this place, which could produce its own wine, its own food, and become a place where artists could congregate and share ideas," Pitt told Wine Spectator. After renting Miraval for several years, he and Jolie bought the property in 2012 for an estimated $60 million. Read the full story in the Wine Spectator.
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