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Drew Barrymore’s Italian Production

May 24, 2012
Drew Barrymore’s Italian Production
Hollywood’s darling dips into the wine biz

barrymore.She helped “E.T.” phone home. She flashed David Letterman. And she’s one of “Charlie’s Angels.” Many of us feel as though we’ve grown up with actress Drew Barrymore. Maybe that’s why her new venture makes us proud.

Barrymore is the latest Hollywoodwine A-lister to launch her own wine. BARRYMORE Pinot Grigio 2011 is a blend of grapes from the northern Italian regions of Friuli Venezia Giulia, Trentino Alto Adige, and Veneto.

The wine, which retails for $20, is available in California and New York as well as online at It is said to have hints of fresh apricot, lively citrus flavors, and clocks in at 12 percent alcohol. Last month, the wine scored a gold medal at Le Challenge International du Vin, France’s largest international wine competition.

Barrymore was involved in every step of production, making numerous trips to Italy and, on the label design, teaming up with Los Angeles street artist Shepard Fairey of Disney and Google fame.

It’s enough to phone home about.

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I really enjoy the Gretzky wines, from Mr. Wayne himself (and his dad) close to his hometown in Canda.

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May 25, 2012
Josh, I do too! Alyssa