EXCLUSIVE: Cheers! Christie Brinkley Is Launching a New Line of Prosecco

Christie Brinkley

Pop, clink, sip!

Christie Brinkley is getting into the bubbly business.

The model is launching Bellissima, an organic Prosecco brand, PEOPLE can exclusively announce.

“I believe that celebrating what we are grateful for with family, friends and Prosecco contributes to a healthy, happy and sweetly beautiful life,” she tells PEOPLE of the sparkling new venture.

Brinkley will introduce officially Bellissima at the biggest wine and spirits assembly in the U.S. — the WSWA Annual Convention & Exposition — in Las Vegas, on April 19 – 20.

Bellissima’s debut line will include three bottles: Bellisima Zero Sugar, a sugar-free organic Brut; Bellissima Sparkling Rosé, a sparkling pink wine with hints of strawberry and grapefruit; and Bellissima Brut, a dry Prosecco.

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Christie Brinkley Bellissima Prosecco

All grapes used in the wine were grown in Treviso, the Italian region where Prosecco originated.

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In addition to her role as owner and partner of Bellissima, she also had a hand in designing the bottles, which were inspired by Botticelli’s Venus.

Christie Brinkley Bellissima Prosecco
Christie Brinkley Bellissima Prosecco

The fashion icon is just the latest celebrity to get in the grape biz: A-listers from Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie-Pitt to John Legend and Kate Hudson have each launched wine lines.

—Jeff Nelson

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