Former All-Pro NFL quarterback Drew Bledsoe, 36, grew up in Walla Walla, Wash., but until the late 1990s he didn't know that his native state was home to some of the best U.S. vineyards. Bledsoe is now building his own wine brand, Double Back, a reference to his career with the New England Patriots, Buffalo Bills and Dallas Cowboys, and subsequent return to his hometown.
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