Wine Endorsements – Athletes Endorsed by Wine Companies
When it comes to wine, there are many sports celebrities who own their own vineyards, including famed NASCAR driver, four-time Sprint Cup Series Champion, Jeff Gordon who owns Jeff Gordon Collection wine. While it may seem a little strange to associate wine with race car driving, he grew up not far from the famed Napa Valley wine country in northern California.
Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino owns Vintage13 Marino Estates while famed Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson owns 24 Hour Wines. The results of his dedication can be witnessed both on the field, and in the wine community.
Former New England Patriots’ quarterback, Drew Bledsoe returned to his hometown to purchase his first piece of property, an 80-acre plot of land just outside of Walla Walla Valley in Washington State back in 2003. He had an interest in wine for quite some time, and when contemplating his ultimate retirement he began seriously considering opening a vineyard. Ultimately he succeeded in launching his new career in the wine business with Doubleback Wine.Other well-known athletes with vineyards include pro golfer Greg Norman, former NFL head coach Mike Ditka, Olympic figure skater Peggy Fleming, racing phenom Mario Andretti and World Series Champion Tom Seaver.
As famed sports stars, these athletes are able to be the face of their own products, serving to quickly build brand awareness and increasing sales. If you’d like to help build your company’s brand, an Endorsement Deal with a sports celebrity is one of the best ways to do just that. All it takes is a call to the agents at Athlete Promotions at 888-246-7141, or fill out the online athlete endorsement form to see your business grow to unimaginable heights.