Ten of the top celebrity wines – can you taste the stardust?

From presidents to Hollywood stars, the rich and famous have often been drawn to the world of winemaking. But does their star status of shine through in their wines? Our experts have tasted ten of the top celebrity wines to find out, from the Trump Winery to Jay Z’s Ace of Spades Champagne…

Ten of the top celebrity wines

See below for expert reviews of well-known wine stars like the Trump Winery, Jay Z’s Ace of Spades Champagne and The Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola’s Inglenook wines. As well as Brad Pitt and Angelina’s Miraval rosé, from former couple’s Provence vineyard where they celebrated their wedding in 2014.

Names you might not immediately associate with the wine world include former No 1 professional golfer Ernie Els, who has made a foray into the Stellenbosch wine scene, followed by Cliff Richard’s Portuguese reds and fashion king Roberto Cavalli’s wines from Tuscany. Find out how the experts rated their winemaking enterprises…

The flagship wine is equal parts of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir with 20% of Pinot Meunier – and a blend of three vintages…

Juicy red fruit, spice and rich soil preface a sacvoury, fresh and elegantly medium-bodied wine cut from classical cloth. There is a lot to admire in the wine’s balance and cut, but like its more modest sibling one wonders if the disposition of the site might be to produce something…

Its fate may be uncertain, though it still belongs to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie currently…

Former world No 1 professional golfer Ernie Els has earned the nickname Big Easy for his tall stature and fluid golf swing…

Cliff Richard has a string of hits going back many years, among them Where Do We Go from Here; sadly the same could be said…

Roberto Cavalli, the Leopard King fashion designer, ventured into the wine world with his first vintage…

Actor Sam Neill started with a modest 2ha of Pinot Noir in his native region, Central Otago on South Island…

Hollywood cinematographer Michael Seresin may be more used to being behind the lens than in its full glare, but the spotlight…

Larger than life French actor and bon-viveur Gérard Depardieu surely needs little introduction. After his outstanding performance…

Dave Matthews, a musician and singer more prominent in the US than in Europe, is known for a style of music described by some critics as lacking in personality…

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Premium rosé to match with good food…

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