Now that she’s on sabbatical from being a Black Eyed Pea, hitmaker Fergy – real name Stacy Ann Ferguson – has taken to drink. That is to say, she’s making wine with her dad Pat. The father-daughter partners, who have co-owned a six-acre vineyard in California since 2006, have christened the vintage venture Ferguson’s Crest.
The Hollywood Reporter, to whom Ferg has been talking about it all, says Ferguson Inc’s 2011 syrah and 2011 viognier “reflect a cool, mineral-inflected style; are balanced and structured with an edgy bite and, in the case of the syrah, a peppery finish that hints at the northern Rhone Valley, where syrah thrives”.
They also make a “bling wine”, by the way, by the same name as Fergie’s 2006 solo single ‘Fergalicious’. That, says THR, is: “lush and exuberant with a mineral freshness that keeps the raspberry and black cherry flavors right on point”.
And now, in remembrance of the days when Fergie’s pop palate preferred candy canes to fruity top-notes, this is ‘Fergalicious’: