Hockey Stars Follow Baseball Players Into The Wine Business
After seeing the success of the Red-Sox-themed charity wines, a couple of ex-Boston Bruins have decided they want wines too. The three Longball Vineyards wines, Manny Being Merlot (Manny Ramirez), Schilling Schardonnay (Kurt Schilling) and CaberKnuckle (Tim Wakefield) have helped raise money for the players' favorite charities. Boston Bruins icons Cam Neely and Ray Bourque are creating the Hat Trick Vineyards label with the same company, Charity Wines, to launch CamBernet and Bourque Merlot. The wines will be produced by California's Selby Winery and the profits will benefits Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care, the Celebrities for Charity Foundation (Bourque's charity of choice) and the Boston Bruins Foundation. The Red Sox wines sells for $12 each and the hockey wines are expected to be in the $10 to $13 range. The wines will be available starting in November.