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Brangelina Barrels Into Wine Business

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Feb. 15 2013, Published 1:01 p.m. ET

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are getting into the wine business.

The superstar duo in March plan to put out a brand of rose - once called Pink Floyd, which will now be rebranded Miraval - from grapes grown on their French estate, Chateau Miraval.

“We are intimately involved and quite enthused over the wine project with our friends,” Brad said in a statement Thursday.

The Mr. & Mrs. Smith stars are teaming up with Marc Perrin of Cheateu Beaucastel fame, who harvested the forthcoming batch from 2012's crop, and will distribute the product.

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“Brad and Angelina are very friendly, nice people and down to earth - they’re thinking long term," business partner Perrin said. "If you knew Brad and Angelina, you would see they are in search of perfection in everything.”

Perrin said he and the A-list couple heavily collaborated on production of the wine, including rose blending sessions, labels and bottle shape.

“We also tasted a range of Provence roses to understand what the neighbors were doing and to decide what we wanted,” Perrin said.

Following the rose, Jolie-Pitt and Perrin, will be releasing a selection of white wines and then move along to reds.

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