Yao Family Wines Offers the First Napa Valley Wine Paired with NFT Digital Collectible

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Yao Family Wines, the critically acclaimed Napa Valley winery founded by retired basketball star and global humanitarian Yao Ming, is releasing its most exclusive wine "THE CHOP" paired with a limited edition NFT. Yao Family Wines becomes the first winery in the world to offer a wine [...]

By |2021-04-14T08:31:42-07:00April 14, 2021|Home Featured, News|

NFT hype hits unlikely place: Yao Ming’s Napa winery

From the San Francisco Chronicle Yao Family Wines is holding the auction through GFT Exchange for its 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon called “The Chop,” named for the traditional Chinese family seal. Alongside a bottle of wine, buyers will get “a limited edition NFT”: a digital image of Yao drinking, with information [...]

By |2021-04-13T14:18:19-07:00April 13, 2021|Home Featured, News|

Yao Ming pairs wines with NFT to fight anti-Asian hate

From the South China Morning Post Yao Ming’s Yao Family Winery will auction an NFT wine pairing on Wednesday with some of the proceeds going toward community organisations fighting against anti-Asian discrimination in the US. The former Houston Rockets star founded the Napa Valley-winery, with the first wines released in [...]

By |2021-04-13T14:06:54-07:00April 13, 2021|Home Featured, News|

Yao Ming’s Dedication to Wildlife is a Slam Dunk

He’s the world’s biggest star from the the most populous country. And he’s been fighting to end the illegal wildlife trade for more than 12 years. NBA all-star and Olympian Yao Ming is not just a WildAid ambassador, he’s an integral part of WildAid’s family and the conservation community. Hear [...]

By |2021-04-13T14:19:34-07:00February 7, 2019|Home Featured, News|

Napa Insiders Share Their Favorite Alternative White Wines For Summer

Summer’s in full swing, which means it’s time for beach trips, camping, pool parties, or just lounging away in the backyard, enjoying the longest days of the year. Of course, summer also means light, crisp refreshing white wines to pair with all that lounging and partying. At Yao Family Wines, [...]

By |2020-10-24T16:00:09-07:00June 28, 2017|News|

Tall Drink of Wine: Behind the Success of Yao Ming’s Napa Valley Winery

The year 2016 has been a gratifying one for retired basketball legend Yao Ming. Despite a career cut short by injuries, the 36-year-old former Houston Rockets center—and eight-time All-Star—was inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame in September. It is also the year the Shanghai native’s California winery, Yao Family [...]

By |2021-04-11T19:53:49-07:00October 26, 2016|Home Featured, News|

NBA Star Yao Ming’s Wine Collaboration

Wine for wildlife:  NBA Hall of Famer Yao Ming, who has been making wine under the Yao Family Wines label for several years now, opened a St. Helena tasting room last spring. Now he’s using that wine for wildlife conservation efforts. https://www.mercurynews.com/2016/10/17/wine-crate-nba-star-yao-mings-wine-collaboration/  

By |2020-10-24T16:02:09-07:00October 17, 2016|News, Uncategorized|
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