I retire with a smile on my face, in good health, and ready to spend autumns at my kids' games instead of my own. I'm excited to start the next chapter of my life.

- Drew Bledsoe

Our very long-term prospective hinges on making the best possible wine we can.

- Drew Bledsoe

I had a great career and I enjoyed all of it, with the exception of losing.

- Drew Bledsoe

That's the only reason I'm here. I don't need to play the game for any other reason than to win a championship.

- Drew Bledsoe

It is the best feeling in the world to have a close game come down to just a couple of plays and you are able to do it.

- Drew Bledsoe

The game against the Vikings back in my second year stands out. It was kind of a turnaround for us. It allowed us to make a run at the playoffs for the first time in quite a while. The memories are so many it's hard to pin one down.

- Drew Bledsoe

Playing in New England and the Boston area, the fans are so passionate about their sports if you don't play well, they'll let you know so I know it's not something that they take lightly.

- Drew Bledsoe

You know, it's a different deal - throwing a football as opposed to throwing a baseball.

- Drew Bledsoe

The positives of retiring outweighed the positives of returning and my desire to still play.

- Drew Bledsoe

We started seven years ago and finally released our first vintage in March. It's an '07 vintage from Walla Walla, which is my old hometown. It also happens to be a world-class wine region that's just exploding on the scene right now.

- Drew Bledsoe