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Getcha Wine and Popcorn Ready: Terrell Owens Introduces Paso Robles Cabernet

February 26, 2021

When Alabama native Terrell Owens' NFL career started with the San Francisco 49ers in 1996, wine wasn't in his playbook. In 2016, Owens was presented with the opportunity to partner with Paso Robles-based Lasorda Family Wines, founded by baseball legend Tommy Lasorda, who passed away this past January. Over the next few years, Owens would consult with winemaker Terry Culton to create his own Paso Robles Cabernet label, called Eighty-One. There were 400 cases of the 2017 vintage made, priced at $40 a bottle.