Found November 25, 2011 on Larry Brown Sports:
TEAMS: Houston Rockets
Since his sudden and unfortunate retirement from the NBA back in July, Yao Ming has turned the page of his life and quickly focused on a new set of goals.  For starters, he has been attending one of the most prestigious schools in China.  Yao has also continued to work toward raising money for charities, [...]

Yao Ming now making his own wine

For all of you waking up from the spoils of Thanksgiving, I'd like to say welcome back to the realm of the living and for the rest of you, I hope your Thanksgiving was a quality one.In speaking of food and beverages, former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming has entered the world of wine.Recently, he bought a winery in California and started making wine:That search has resulted...

Yao Ming Wine < Three Penis Wine

I suppose that if you’re a once-dominant NBA center and the face of an entire nation’s athletic ambitions, you’re probably going to want to branch out when that basketball career is cut short by nagging injuries. Such is the case with former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming, who is going to use his athletic fame to propel him into the next phase of his professional life ...

Yao to sell wine in China

Months after retiring from basketball, Chinese sporting hero Yao Ming is venturing into business by setting up a wine company to meet a growing thirst in his home country. Yao Family Wines will sell vintages using grapes from the famed Napa Valley region of California, reflecting his time playing in the NBA, the China Daily newspaper reported Thursday. The first batch of "...

Introducing ‘Yao Ming Wine’

Not sure how well wine and basketball mix, but Yao Ming is going to give it a shot, as he becomes a wine seller back home. The stuff won’t be cheap. From China Daily: “Having retired from professional basketball in July, the Chinese sports star Yao Ming has been eagerly looking for new fruits to pluck. That search has resulted in Yao Ming Wine, which will make its debut this...

What to serve with Thanksgiving dinner? Yao Ming wine.

It’s always one of the tricky questions surrounding Thanksgiving dinner — what wine goes best with this feast? Traditionally you think white wine with foul, but who wants some overly oaky California Chardonnay to go between mouthfuls of stuffing and sweet potatoes? I usually lean toward a nice Pinot Noir, but those can be so…

McHale has little time to get Rockets winning

The NBA lockout is finally ending it appears, which means Kevin McHale can emerge from whatever basketball dungeon he's been living in for the past five months and finally begin coaching the Houston Rockets. McHale had barely been introduced as coach before the lockout struck. The hire registered as exciting in Houston, but those moments are fleeting, and that one has passed...

Yao Ming gets into winemaking

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