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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 |2020-10-24T16:00:09-07:00February 7, 2019|Home Featured, News|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

2014 YAO MING Napa Valley Cabernet Review

It may seem trite to some big name bloggers to feature a “celebrity” winemaker. And, indeed, there are those celebrities with so much cash to spend that they’ll simply slap their name on a label of pretty much any product. So, it would stand to reason that a celebrity-named wine [...]

By |2020-10-24T16:00:09-07:00February 2, 2017|News|0 Comments

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 |2020-10-24T16:02:08-07:00October 26, 2016|News|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

Exclusive: Yao Ming Joins 2016 Napa Harvest

Retired basketball star Yao Ming and his winemaker spoke exclusively to DecanterChina.com about the latest harvest season and the winery’s plan to launch its first white wine. https://www.decanterchina.com/en/california-wines/Features/exclusive-yao-ming-joins-2016-napa-harvest

By |2020-10-24T16:02:09-07:00October 15, 2016|News|0 Comments

Score! The Best Athlete-Owned Wineries

Vivino.com Michael Cervin September 24, 2016 https://www.vivino.com/wine-news/score-the-best-athlete-owned-wineries For some people in the wine biz, the pursuit of a perfect bottle is a lifelong work. When you’re an athlete, it’s more like a second career. But you have to wonder—just because you can score a touchdown, stick a landing, ace your [...]

By |2020-10-24T16:02:09-07:00September 26, 2016|News|0 Comments
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