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Jack Nicklaus Wines Debuts at PGA Tournament

The golf legend partners with Terlato Wines for a namesake line of Napa Valley wines

June 14, 2010

The Jack Nicklaus and Terlato families among barrels of wine
In May, professional golf legend Jack Nicklaus announced his collaboration with Terlato Wines International on a new line of handcrafted, limited-production wines. Appropriately, Jack Nicklaus Wines made its public debut earlier this month at the Jack Nicklaus-hosted PGA Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. The two inaugural wines were the 2007 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and 2007 Private Reserve---a blend of Bordeaux and Syrah which combines fruit from prestigious Napa Valley appellations.

Jack Nicklaus Wines came to fruition after Nicklaus, a long-time wine collector seeking to create a signature wine, visited Terlato-owned vineyards in California with his sons. They toured the Chimney Rock and Rutherford Hill wineries. A partnership was formed, and Nicklaus now has his name on a line of Napa Valley wines.


The 2007 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, which features a complex structure, is priced at $35. The 2007 Private Reserve blend is priced at $43. Both wines are available through www.uncorked.com and at premier golf clubs and resorts throughout the United States.

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