Our celebrities are definitely not taking a chill pill when it comes to venturing into various kinds and types of business, asides their spotlight life, they have each found a business that suits them not just as a side hustle but as a hobby too, a means to relax and unwind, a past time and a good way to make some extra cash ain’t it.
Well if you love you some good wine and spirit, most especially for this season of love and giving then you might just be lucky to find a brand from your favourite celebrity hanging out coolly on a shelf just waiting for you to come pick it up. Now if you do not know which of these to choose from or which of your celebrities is at the drink section then let us enlighten you just a bit on those available.
HUDSON: the diva has arrived with a gluten-free, non-GMO distilled vodka, the King St. Vodka which she recently launched and is distilled in Santa Barbara. The vodka is a taste of memories of her former home and is available online at kingstvodka.com $24.99 and at selected retailers.
SPROUSE: Co-Founder of All-Wise Meadery the product here is just as sweet as honey since it’s a honey wine fermented alongside with yeast and water. Not to forget a variety that also comes infused with oolong tea and you can get this divine sweet as honey goodness at select retailers and also online at allwisemeadery.com $35
KEATON: The Keaton as the brand is known is from all the way northern coast of California and it’s not just any collection of wines but one with a purpose of giving a percentage of its proceeds for the support of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and it’s available for $14.49.
RYAN REYNOLDS: From tasting it he bought it, that’s how Ryan acquired Aviation Gin. A very unique brand and taste of gin that hits even the most well dotted and faithful wine connoisseur as it’s a blend of many things giving only faint hints of a blend of fruits such as grapefruit, juniper amongst others and this tasty beauty is all yours for $30.99.
BRYAN CRANSTON, AARON PAUL: With a debut last July on Instagram from both owners, the brand Dos Hombres mezcal is a product from the Mexican side and available both at selected retailers and online at reservebar.com for $65.
BRAD PITT AND ANGELINA JOLIE: Despite parting ways emotionally, the ex-power couple own a vineyard in the Muravek estate in Provence France and own the unique Miraval brand known for its roses which is created in partnership with the Perrin family. The Chateau Miraval Cotes de Provence Rose is unique in its own way with its fresh fruit and spring flowers aroma going for the price of $27.99 while the pale pink with a dash of fresh fruits and citrus fruit Chateau Miraval Studio goes for$18.99.
SOTHEBY’S: With a collection of 12 curated bottles, Sotheby’s has the mission of providing good wine at just the right prices and they are available at the brand’s retail store in Manhattan and online at SothebysWine.com at a price range of $16.95 to $39.95.
JAY-Z: The world renowned rapper and business man is in partnership with Bacardi Limited for the D’Usse cognac. Made at the Chateau de Cognac in France, the brand has D’Usse XO and D’Usse VSOP which both provide hints of ripe blackberries and apricot and spices, almond and cinnamon respectively. Their price range is variant on the products with D’Usse XO going for a range between $199 to $229 and D’Usse VSOP going for a range between $49.99 to $54.99.
DRAKE: His brand the Virginia Black Decadent American Whiskey is a highly rated collection of bourbon which was created in partnership with Brent Hocking. A good blend of oak and vanilla with a hint of toffee to match available for $39.00.
FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA: With a long history in the wine business, he has over the years purchased vineyards from 1995 in California and also in 2009 with a few of the 2009 winery being Diamond Collection Oregon Pinot Noir that goes for $21 and also Director’s Cut Cinema that goes for $44.
SNOOP DOGG: With love at first sight with Brazil, he is a shareholder of Cuca Fresca Cachaca that produces pure Cachaca a product made just like rum but with a different distillation process. The Cachaca is available online at totalwine.com $19.9 and also in select shops.
DAN AYKROYD: Produced in Canada, the Crystal Head Vodka is a product of both Dan and the artist John Alexander with a very unique bottle make which is skull-like and goes for $49.99. The bottle design is meant to be a symbol of life power and enlightenment according to the owners of the brand.
NICOLE MILLER: Owner of a brand that produces an aromatic and dry blend in Bordeaux and it goes for $16.99, made available online at misterwrightfinewines.com
METALLICA: Blackened as it is named, quite apt coming from a rock band is a whiskey that comes with a Metallica playlist for each batch, a playlist that was used to enhance the whiskey during finishing sonically, a process that sounds much like saying that the barrels of whiskey get a private show. It’s available online at select retailers at $49.99 and also offline
THE WALKING DEAD: For lovers of the comic series, the Spirits of the Apocalypse The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is a one time collaboration between Diageo and Skybound Entertainment and it’s out for $34.99
STAR TREK: Talk about intergalactic beverages, the wines from the Star Trek universe comprise of a two-bottle pack that is available for startrekwines.com for $110 and it also has a James T. Kirk Straight Bourbon Whiskey from Silver Screen available at silverscreenbottling.com for $60.
SARAH JESSICA PARKER: In a partnership with Invivo & Co. the brand includes a sauvignon blanc for the Invivo X SJP brand. Available in select shops and also online at wine.com for a range of $18 to $20.
CONOR McGREGOR: With the release of Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey, Conor has been able to express his love for Ireland in a bottle that has a blend of vanilla and honey-like goodness and a portion of the proceeds also does some goodness as it goes to first responder organizations. A bottle goes for . $24.99.
FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE: Its a country duo with a trademark liquor named Old Camp. A whiskey that gets to undergo at least two years in white American oak barrels and it goes for $19.99.
DOWNTON ABBEY: Inspired by botanicals planter in the 9th century, the Highclere Castle Gin was launched by Highclere Castle, and it’s available in 15 states in the United States and also online at caskers.com and it goes for $48.99.
MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY: A mixture of two lands, his partnership with Wild Turkey created the Longbranch. With a variety of infused unique flavours, a bottle is available for $39.99.
Now that you have a brief glance into the A-list wine-list, how about you hit the stores to get you some celebrity bottle.