Article originally published May 19, 2018 by Aleteia
By Trinitas Cellars
Most vintners can’t say they’ve made wine for one pope, let alone two.
Napa, California-based Trinitas Cellars can.
The faith-based winemakers bottle special blends for the Holy Father.
The family-owned winery created a 2006 Lodi “ratZINger” Zinfandel for Pope Benedict XVI, formerly known as Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, and most recently, a “Cabernet FRANCis” from Knights Valley grapes for Pope Francis.
The winery also produces a white wine called Psalms and a Rosé called Rose’ary.
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