Golfer Fred Couples and winemaker Mitch Cosentino
have gotten into the wine business together, creating Couples & Co, a wine brand from pureCru Napa Valley
. Wine Business.com reports
that Couples first got into wine when he was in his 20s and started talking about a partnership with Cosentino in 2008. The first two offerings are a Super Tuscan style sangiovese and a Napa Valley cabernet sauvignon blend. The Couples & Co 2006 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon sells for $60 and the Couples & Co 2006 California Sanglovese is $32. Both wines have won several awards at wine competitions. The company will release its first Chardonnay later this month.
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