Take That’s Gary Barlow launches Gary Barlow Wines
Fans can’t wait to buy from his collection
Last updated on October 7, 2021
On October 5, 2021, Gary Barlow first announced to fans that he would be sharing the exciting project he was working on. He posted a cryptic video on his Instagram, with the clue “Introducing, the perfect duo …” on screen.
He wrote: ‘Do you have any news to share with you this week, any guesses?’
The comments were inundated with enthusiastic fans eager to know what the big surprise was. Many people suspected the announcement was music related and, based on the clue, assumed the former Take That frontman would reveal a duet with another celebrity.
Guesses as to who the singer might duet with continued to arise, with Elton John, Leona Lewis, Ronan Keating and Adele as some of the main contenders.
The singer played along and tweeted responses to some of the guesses as they came up.
Others thought maybe he was working on something other than music. A fan tweeted to ask if this was a movie, and Gary replied, “Not even hot.”
Thankfully, fans weren’t kept in the dark for too long and, as promised, Gary revealed his big news on October 7, 2021.
He wrote: “Has anyone guessed correctly? I was very happy to share this project with all of you … My most memorable evenings have been spent with good friends and family. They are full of laughter and, of course, good wine. So, I’m delighted to report that @garybarlowwines is here! Appointment to find out more…. ! ‘.
From his recent posts, it seems like wine has been a real passion for him, and he’s thrilled to be able to share that with the world.
The singer created new social media accounts for his “Gary Barlow Wines” wine business and has the quote “The definition of a good night for me is friends, laughter and good wine. Like his biography. He first posted to these new accounts on October 7, 2021.
He tweeted: “My passion for wine has grown over the years, having been introduced to the wonderful and rare red wine almost thirty years ago! I am delighted with the results and hope you enjoy these wines as much as I enjoyed the ‘@GaryBarlow 🍷 #GaryBarlowWines’ creation process.
There was a great reaction from his fans and friends as they showed their support for the singer in his new venture. Ronan Keating responded to his Instagram post saying, ‘Where’s my case. Congratulations brother’.
Gary also received many compliments on the bottle design, which features piano keys wrapped around the bottle along with the singer’s name.
Scroll down to see Take That through the years …
From a roster of five young men, Take That consisted of Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen, Jason Orange and Robbie Williams, with the original (short-lived) name of Kick It.
Take That’s original line-up from Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen, Jason Orange, and Robbie Williams. Fortunately, they changed their names and after a few unsuccessful songs in the early 90s, Take That’s groundbreaking hit “It Only Takes A Minute” was released. The song was a cover of a 1975 song by Taveres and reached number 7 on the charts.
In 1992, Take That had hits with “A Million Love Songs” and “Could It Be Magic”. The boys’ follow-up single “Could It Be Magic” quickly propelled them to stardom with a number 1 streak nearby.
Take That enjoyed huge success in 1993 with ‘Pray’, ‘Relight My Fire’ (with Lulu) and ‘Babe’.
The group’s success continued in 1994 with ‘Everything Changes’ and ‘Sure’. Here they perform at the 1994 BRITs.
However, in July 1995, after countless successes, fans learned of the devastating news; Robbie Williams is said to be leaving the group due to friction with other members of the group. Robbie later admitted in a 2005 TV documentary that he did “stupid stuff” after breaking up with the band over 20 years ago, but said he didn’t regret it because he was young.
The other members of Take That continued to perform in quartets.
Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen and Jason Orange performed at the BRITs in 1996. The remaining four-band continued to tour and release songs for another year, releasing “Never Forget” and the Bee Gees’ cover. How Deep Is Your Love “, finally announcing that they would go their separate ways in February 1996.” How Deep Is Your Love “became the last number 1 of the group before reforming 10 years later.
In the late 90s, three of the band members, Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Robbie Williams, had a career as a solo singer with varying degrees of success. Jason Orange dabbled in comedy and Howard Donald, despite being the lead singer on several Take That songs, made a name for himself as a club DJ across Europe.
Skip nearly a decade ago and ITV brought the group together for a documentary called Take That: For the Record in which former boy band members were interviewed, discussing how they were discovered and reviewing their experiences within. of the group.
Following the successful reception of the documentary by fans and the press, the decision was made to reunite with the “post Robbie” line-up and a 2006 tour titled “The Ultimate Tour” was announced. After an almost 10-year hiatus, Take That members Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen and Jason Orange reformed in 2005.
Take That played on The X Factor in 2006. In 2006 they had a number 1 single with ‘Patience’. Gone are the cheesy ’90s pop tunes Take That had grown up with their fans and the men, now in their thirties, revealed a much more mature sound, with their single “Patience” returning in 2006. The song quickly hit the limelight. No. 1 in the UK and across Europe, becoming the eighth best-selling single of 2006, spending a massive 11 weeks in the top 10.
In 2007, Take That began their ‘Beautiful World’ tour. Since their reunion as a quartet, it was clear that they had not lost the momentum they had in the 90s with another hit series including “Shine”, “Rule the World” and “Greatest Day. “.
After the release of the fifth album ‘The Circus’ in December 2008, the boys embarked on their ‘Take That Present: The Circus Live’ tour to promote it – and what a spectacle it was! Tickets for the entire tour sold it out in less than five hours, making it the best-selling tour in UK history.
Robbie Williams made an unexpected return to the band in 2010, teaming up with Gary Barlow – the first time since 1995 – to write a song that would appear on both Take That and Robbie’s albums. Then, later in the year, the news that every Take That fan had been waiting for was confirmed, the original line-up would be reforming for the hit album ‘Progress’ and its live tour. Their single “The Flood” was released and peaked at number 2 with both Gary and Robbie on vocals.
After the band’s ‘Progress Live’ tour in 2011, they decided to take a break.
A few years later Take That reformed as a band to record their seventh studio album, but it was short lived, in 2014 Robbie and Jason decided to leave. Robbie had recently become a dad for the second time and said he would find it difficult “logistically”. The group continued as a trio of Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen.
Take That returned earlier this year with their new album ‘Wonderland’ and their single ‘Giants’ which peaked at number 13. ‘Giants’ was written by the three remaining members of Take That with a few co-writers and video. lyrics can be seen below.
After celebrating Take That’s 30th anniversary in 2019, the band released a Greatest Hits album titled “Odyssey”, which featured a song “Reimagined with New Arrangements and New Production”. They debuted at number 1 and the band embarked on a huge tour of the UK in 2019.
Take That reunited with former member Robbie Williams for a very special performance in May 2020 during the lockdown amid the global coronavirus pandemic, performing a 40-minute set.
The band’s musical film Greatest Day has been confirmed in June 2020! Although it’s been in the works for a few years, things started to move over the summer, based on the jukebox musical The Band, featuring songs from Take That.
Gary released his fifth solo studio album on November 27, ‘Music Played By Humans’, which debuted at number 1 in the UK! He presents singles “Elita” with Michael Bublé and Sebastián Yatra, “Incredible” and “This Is My Time”. Other tracks on the album feature vocals from Beverley Knight, Alesha Dixon and James Corden, among others.
On October 7, 2021, Gary surprised fans by announcing that he was starting his own wine business. He shared photos of his new business Gary Barlow Wines on his social media.
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