Mary J. Blige enters wine business

Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Actress Mary J. Blige has entered the liquor business with the launch of an exclusive collection of limited-edition wines.

The actress has partnered with Fantinel Winery to launch Sun Goddess Wines, reports hollywoodreporter.com. The edition is named Sun Goddess as a nod to Blige's childhood memories with her mother and a love for "the warmth and energy of the sun".

"A dear friend introduced me to Marco Fantinel referring to him as the producer of the best pinot grigio in the world. After walking through the vineyards and tasting with the Fantinel family, I felt extremely connected to the place, and more importantly, the people," Blige said.

"In that moment, I felt the same magical energy I have long tried to capture from the sun and knew this was an incredible opportunity to partner with someone who shared that passion and together we could try to create something that evoked that feeling," she added

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