“As always, our goal with this wine is to simply make the best red wine possible from our estate vineyards—no varietal designation—just pure estate greatness.”

Josh McDaniels, CEO & DIRECTOR OF WINEMAKING
Wine Enthusiast

40 Under 40 Tastemakers, 2020

Josh McDaniels named to the 40 Under 40 2020 List. The list recognizes the young winemakers, brewers, beverage directors, grape growers, and other movers and shakers who are changing America's beverage industry.

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WINE SPECTATOR

In the Red Zone: Drew Bledsoe Builds New Walla Walla Winery

The former NFL star and Doubleback vintner told us his plans for the snazzy new 14,000-square-foot facility.

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PATRIOTS.COM

Bledsoe raises money for wildfire victims

Wildfires have been ravaging northern California for days, destroying everything in their wake. The destruction that has killed dozens, ruined homes and displaced hundreds has left many wondering how they can help. Among those looking for something — anything — to do to raise money was former Patriot Drew Bledsoe.

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NFL.COM

NFL Life After Football: Drew Bledsoe

Drew Bledsoe discusses life after football in this segment for the NFL Network.

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THE RINGER

Vintage Bledsoe

Fifteen years ago, Drew Bledsoe’s injury altered the NFL. But don’t call him a modern-day Wally Pipp: Since retiring from football, the former quarterback has built a blissful wine-, snow-, and family-filled life. After living his dreams, he’s living the dream.

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GREAT NORTHWEST WINE

A New Building for Doubleback

Walla Walla’s Doubleback Making Its Own Identity


After ten years of growth, Doubleback breaks ground on our new winery and vineyard this year with the hopes of moving in before harvest 2017. Read the full article on Great Northwest Wines.

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WINE ENTHUSIAST

10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2014

The historic, tree-lined farming community of Walla Walla, until recently best known for its sweet onions, has quickly become the epicenter of Washington wine tourism. It’s an easy 50-minute flight from Seattle, or a relaxing four-hour drive through eastern Washington.

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SEATTLE MET

100 Best Washington Wines 2011

With more than 700 wineries in our state, the juice just keeps getting better. Here are the best of the best.

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CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER

7 Celebrity Wines Worth Trying

The one-time top-seeded NFL draft pick now owns a coffee roaster, coaches high school football, and runs Doubleback Winery, another Walla Walla, Washington winemaking success story. Doubleback’s 2007 debut cabernet sauvignon earned a 95 from Wine Spectator, and Wine Enthusiast and Seattle Times reviewer Paul Gregutt ranked it no. 17 among his top 100 Washington State wines.

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WINE ENTHUSIAST

Washington’s Game-Changing Winemakers

Age is no issue for these four bold Washington winemakers, who are altering the landscape of northwestern wine.

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WINE SPECTATOR

A Quarterback Finds His Target

On a warm September afternoon, Drew Bledsoe stood in an acre of closely cropped grass. The ex-NFL star quarterback adjusted his sunglasses and surveyed the field, only he wasn't looking over a menacing defense but rows and rows of young grapevines.

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WASHINGTON WINE REPORT

An Encore Performance from Drew Bledsoe’s Doubleback

Doubleback was unquestionably one of 2010’s most exciting new wineries. On the cusp of its second release, the winery shows every sign of establishing itself as one of Washington’s best.

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ESPN

Bledsoe goes deep into wine business

Many professional athletes return to their hometowns once their playing days end to run a business or to pursue other opportunities. Few actually use the land on which their hometown rests as a conduit for their post-career life. Count Drew Bledsoe as one who does just that.

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PATRIOTS

Catching up with Drew Bledsoe

Most football fans know Drew Bledsoe for what he achieved during his long career in the NFL. Since retiring seven years ago, though, he's spent much of his time in a different kind of field: a vineyard.

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WINE ENTHUSIAST

Could Washington Redefine Cult Wine?

Traditionally, cult wines are those that are rare, generate high scores and buzz—and are absurdly expensive. Why Washington's high-quality wines at fair prices are changing the concept.

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WINE ENTHUSIAST

Could Washington Redefine Cult Wine?

Traditionally, cult wines are those that are rare, generate high scores and buzz—and are absurdly expensive. Why Washington's high-quality wines at fair prices are changing the concept.

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SUNSET MAGAZINE

Next in the West

What made him do it? “My wife and I have a shared passion for wine after many trips to wine country. The business was a cool way to reconnect with my hometown of Walla Walla [Washington] .”

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WINE NOVICE

Star keeps rising at Bledsoe’s Doubleback Winery

Drew Bledsoe is taller (6-feet-5-inches) in person than the NFL version that filled TV screens for 14 pro seasons.That was my first of many impressions upon meeting Bledsoe in his Doubleback office in downtown Walla Walla, Wash.

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WINE ENTHUSIAST

With Homegrown Expansion and Boldfaced New Talent, Walla Walla Enters its Third Wave

Two decades ago, it was said that Walla Walla Valley was a beautiful place to visit and taste wines, but there were few actual vineyards to behold. Today, the appellation teams with thousands of acres of grapevines, including some of the world’s most picturesque and distinctive sites.

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