Ex-Rams QB Ferragamo Now An O.C. Wine Maker

Ex-Rams QB Ferragamo Now An O.C. Wine Maker

Vince Ferragamo could have moved wherever when his professional soccer profession was over, but he chose Orange County.


The previous L.A. Rams Q.B. (he also played for the Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers and briefly for the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes) bought a sizable property in Orange Park Acres, the place he’s lived for a few years with his family.


Perhaps one in all the explanations Ferragamo selected the foothills of O.C. was that it reminded him of his family’s ancestral home in Campagna - and the rustic hills appeared good for grapes.


Watch a video of Vince Ferragamo in his vineyard.Ferragamo and i talked last week in the course of the Los Angeles International Wine we simply drank a vino da tavola with the meal.”


ferragamo belt sale bought desirous about wine-making after he retired from soccer in 1986. “I received to be extra of a hobbyist. I got my entry-stage sommelier certification two years ago. I studied at Napa Rose with Michael Jordan.” (One of Orange County’s most celebrated and high-profile sommeliers, Jordan now works on the Ranch in Anaheim. He helped set up this year’s L.A. Wine & Spirits Competition.)


Ferragamo has a 2000-bottle cellar at dwelling. “Most of my cellar is Italian wines. Tremendous Tuscans are nice wines, but I additionally like the Morellinos and the Barolos. Those are the house favorites.”


Another plan that’s on the again burner is a doable restaurant venture someplace in north Orange County.


“I’ve been speaking about possibly opening a restaurant with my accountant and a few of my investor folks,” Ferragamo stated. “If we try this, a wine bar could be an enormous part of it.


“I have a really good chef who really needs to be in the enterprise. He’s very talented. You need to have the best combine of people. I may get Michael Jordan’s expertise, of course. That could be nice.”


And the cuisine? Italian, of course.“I know there are a variety of nice Italian eating places in Orange County already. It’s competitive.


“But I wish to do one thing that’s fun and also very service-oriented. I prefer to be effectively served after i go out to eat. That’s the best way it must be.

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