You may not cry over spilled wine, but as Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s feud proves, you can certainly take legal action over it. After nearly seven years of their dramatic split, he was Mr. and Mrs. Smith The stars are making headlines again as they sue each other for — wait for it — a winery. Along with all of their movies and philanthropy, the former couple was also proud The owners of Château Miraval, a French wine estate known for its refreshing rosé and the sprawling estate on which it sits.
according to vanity loungeThe former couple first discovered the 1,000-acre property in 2007, when they were looking for a place to rent in the south of France. A year later, Pitt and Jolie acquired the property for $67 million – and a majority stake in Miraval. (Since we a favour I wondered, rumor has it that the massive estate has a host of amenities such as 35 rooms, a swimming pool, a jungle, two helipads, and a moat. unofficial.)
The couple celebrated several milestones in their quintessential French home: Not only did the couple get married at their home in 2014, but they also watched the infamous wine Maraval collection. In fact, when the brand began producing rosé in 2013, the first 6,000 bottles of Ça dit Il sold out within five hours. Later that year it was voted the best rose in the world by The wine spectator magazine.
so what happened? They broke. After splitting in 2016, Jolie apparently wanted to sell the property, but said Pitt was blocking her. She even had to ask a judge to overturn the restraining order so she could finally put the drug on the market.
And the sprawling mansion wasn’t the only thing Jolie was willing to give up: In 2021, it is. salt an actress It sold its stake in Miraval to Tenute del Mondo, which belongs to the Stoli group. A year later, Pitt sued Jolie and alleged that she sold her shares in their joint venture without her consent in an attempt to jeopardize Miraval’s future. However, in a plot twist, The New York Times Bring it back Jolie sued Pitt, citing abuse allegations that occurred during a family trip in 2016.
So many legal dramas, so many questions. How will this battle end? What will happen to Merval? Who will live at Château Miraval? You better believe we’d stay up to date with updates — with a glass of roses in hand, of course.
Kelsey Mulvey is a freelance lifestyle journalist, covering buys and deals for Good housekeepingAnd Women’s healthAnd SHE DECOR, among others. Her hobbies include themed spinning lessons, Netflix, and nachos.