The world was shocked on Tuesday when news broke that Angelina Jolie had filed for divorce from Brad Pitt.
Since the news broke, many questions have emerged. Among them: What will happen to the wine made at Château Miraval, the vineyard the couple purchased together in 2012 for a reported $60 million?
Carey Reilly reports. That was the year that Wine Spectator ranked the Côtes de Provence Rosé Miraval 84 on its list of 100 best wines. It was the only rosé to make the cut." data-reactid="33">The vineyard has been producing award-winning wine since 2013, Fox News' Carey Reilly reports. That was the year that Wine Spectator ranked the Côtes de Provence Rosé Miraval 84 on its list of 100 best wines. It was the only rosé to make the cut.
After hearing news of the divorce, fans of the wine took to social media to express their concern:
I can't get over how hard the BF is taking Brad and Angelina's break up. He likes their wine & is worried he won't be able to get more. 😂🍷— Scott (@5cott) September 22, 2016
Guys, my main concern about this Brad & Angelina news is what'll happen to their Miraval Rosé brand. Who gets custody of that??— Amy Deveau (@amydeveau) September 20, 2016
Thinking about The Divorce and wondering WHAT WILL BECOME OF BRAD AND ANGIE'S CHÂTEAU MIRAVAL WINERY— julia carusillo (@ohsalad_days) September 22, 2016
I do hope Brad and Angelina's heartbreak split doesn't affect production of their excellent rose wine Miraval. Apart from that, no interest.— Kevin O'Sullivan (@TVKev) September 20, 2016
So, what will happen to the vineyard — and, most importantly, the wine?
Marc Perrin partnered with the couple for wine production, and presumably oversaw much of the actual work required to produce award-winning wines. " data-reactid="43">On the positive side, it's unlikely that Brangelina was ever that hands-on in creating the wine. Industry veteran Marc Perrin partnered with the couple for wine production, and presumably oversaw much of the actual work required to produce award-winning wines.
"It’s not like Brad Pitt is stomping his own grapes," Matthew Conway, a wine expert and Beverage Director at Marc Forgione restaurant, told Fox News.