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Brad Pitt Calls Himself a Farmer, Covers 'Wine Spectator' Mag

Brad Pitt Calls Himself a Farmer, Covers 'Wine Spectator' Mag

Brad Pitt treats himself to a glass of wine alongside his business partner Marc Perrin for the cover of Wine Spectator magazine’s latest issue.

Here is what the 50-year-old actor had to share with the mag:

On his new job in life: “I’m a farmer now. I love learning about the land and which field is most suitable for which grape, the drama of September and October: Are we picking today? Where are the sugar levels? How is the acidity? Is it going to rain?… It’s been a schooling for me. In the off months, I enjoy cleaning the forest and walking the land.”

On his 35-bedroom estate and adjoining vineyard, Chateau Miraval: “We became impassioned with this place which could produce its own wine, its own food, and become a place where artists could congregate and share ideas,”

On farming being an escape from Hollywood: “It’s very peaceful and the antithesis of the drive, the want, the need to get ahead indicative of life in Hollywood. I’m instantly reminded what quiet sounds like.”

For more from Brad, visit WineSpectator.com!

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