Bledsoe is back in Massachusetts this week for the first time in several years to promote the inaugural vintage of his Doubleback winery cabernet sauvignon. ..
He is off to a good start. Famed critic Robert Parker of The Wine Advocate gave Doubleback a rating of 91-94, which is "outstanding'' on the newsletter's scale. Ever the competitor, Bledsoe said somewhat under his breath that his group believes the rating was a bit low.
Maybe I can persuade the Atlantic's Food Channel to host an NFL wine tasting.
(Aside for Boston sports fans: think David Ortiz could be convinced to go into the wine-making business, like, now?)
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