Mary J. Blige Drops a Wine Collection Perfect for Summer

If you're looking for a fresh new wine to try this summer, Mary J. Blige has you covered. The nine-time Grammy winner has been taking the music industry by storm since the early '90s, and is now trying his hand at the wine industry. Blige's new wine brand, Sun Goddess Wines, is just what you need to stay refreshing during the summer.

Sun Goddess Wines is described as an "exclusive limited edition wine collection," according to As of now, the range includes two of Blige's favorite wines: Sauvignon Blanc and Pink Pinot Grigio Ramato (also known as rosé). The series was created in collaboration with the Italian winery Fantinel, which has been established since 1969 and is currently run by the third generation of Fantinels.

Blige recently met one of the Fantinels through R&B singer Maxwell. She and Marco Fantinel were sharing white wine when he asked her if she wanted to launch her own line. Although Blige had never considered getting into the wine industry, she quickly jumped at the chance to work with Fontinelle.

The name of Blige's wine line comes from the nickname given to her by her sister, LaTonya Blige-DaCosta. Because she was known to spend more time in the sun than anyone around her, Blige-DaCosta began calling her the "Sun Goddess." The name seemed perfect for a line of wines featuring summer flavors like melon, banana and yellow bell pepper.

Sun Goddess Winery

In her Instagram post about the launch, Blige noted that she has been working on Sun Goddess Wines for the past three years. "I hope this brings you some joy through this difficult time," she wrote. "I hope you like it and it makes you smile."

Starting June 29, you can pre-order both Sun Goddess wines for $19.99 a bottle, and they will begin shipping on July 5. The wine is also now available in stores in New Jersey and New York and will be available globally in August.

Blige isn't the only celebrity to branch out from her usual career to launch a wine line. She joins rapper Post Malone and actor couple Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis in releasing wine collections in the past few months alone .

Whether you're sipping alone in your backyard or joining friends for a socially distanced picnic, Sun Goddess Wines can help you unleash your inner goddess while keeping you refreshed all summer long.