Vick's Dogs Now on Wine Labels
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 13, 2008 6:53 PM CST
Bottles of Vicktory Dogs wine feature portraits of pit bulls rescued from Michael Vick.   (AP Photo/Carivintas Winery)
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(Newser) – Georgia, Handsome Dan, Curly and other pit bulls rescued from Michael Vick’s dogfighting operation are getting a shot at fame as stars of a line of boutique red wines. The Vicktory Dogs Wine Collection features colorful portraits of 22 dogs confiscated from Vick’s kennels that now live at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in southern Utah.

“As a signature collection, it’s through the roof,” said the co-owner of Carivintas Winery, a Southern California company that combines wine selling and philanthropy. Each bottle includes a portrait of one of the dogs on the label. On the back, instead of a description of the wine, there’s a brief story about each four-legged friend.