Wine’s New Big Man

Yao Ming set all types of records in the NBA. Not only was he a history maker, he took the nation of China along for the ride. Now retired from the game of basketball, Yao Ming takes to another court, that of the wine world and new fans are starting to cheer him on. How does it feel to have Robert Parker rate your wine so highly? We are extremely proud to receive such generous feedback from...
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Wine Enthusiast Magazine Awards 2010 Yao Ming® Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Highest Ratings In April 2014 Buying Guide

ST. HELENA, Calif., March 12, 2014 – Following the stellar 90+ scores from world-renowned wine critic Robert Parker, Yao Family Wines has once again garnered top acclaim for their recently released wines. The April 2014 issue of Wine Enthusiast Magazine published stand-out scores for the 2010 Yao Family Wines: NAPA CREST Red Wine Blend (91 Points), Yao Ming® Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (95...
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NBA Legend Maker to Wine Maker

How does it feel to have Robert Parker rate your wine so highly? We are extremely proud to receive such generous feedback from world-renowned wine critic, Robert Parker. These wines are made with great passion and dedication and it is exciting to be recognized for our efforts. In sports you work the court, what kind of team player are you in the vineyard? We have a great team at Yao Family Wines...
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Yao Ming stays busy in retirement with college, winemaking and owning the Shanghai Sharks

Yao Ming wears a variety of different hats since hanging up his size 18 shoes and retiring from the NBA in 2011. There’s the stressed out and probably overzealous Yao, owner of the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball League. “I don’t want to talk about it because we just lost this morning,” Yao grumbles shaking his head in his hands. There’s the 33-year old...
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Yao Ming launches 2009 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

A select group of customers at Spec’s downtown liquor store witnessed the launch of Yao Ming’s 2009 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon at Spec’s. With the former Rockets star autographing bottles from the Yao Ming family of wines. Selling for $100 per bottle, Yao’s Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, is one of three labels being produced under Yao’s banner. Houston...
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Robert Parker Calls Yao Ming’s 2010 Cabernet ‘Brilliant’

Robert Parker reviewed Yao Family Wines for the first time in the October edition of The Wine Advocate and gave the wine high praise saying it was, “impressive to see what the big man is doing in the wine game”. He reviewed three of Yao’s 2010 vintage wines and scored 95 to the 2010 Yao Ming Family Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. He wrote: “The 2010 Yao Ming Family Reserve...
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