About Fred Biletnikoff

When you look at the career of Fred Blietnikoff, you soon realize that he was an extraordinary player.  Fred has maintained that same level of excellence in all his endeavors, from helping young people at the Biletnikoff Foundation, to producing Biletnikoff Wines.

Fred and Angela Biletnikoff founded Biletnikoff Wines in 2021.
Fred and Angela Biletnikoff founded Biletnikoff Wines in 2021.
Fred Biletnikoff played 14 seasons as number 25 on the Oakland Raiders
"You look back on your career and realize that you went through your life a lot quicker than a lot of people. You have a lot of failure and success in a matter of minutes on the football field.”
Fred Biletnikoff
Oakland Raiders#25

Fred Biletnikoff, excellent hands, caught 589 passes for 8,974 yards and 76 touchdowns during his 14-year career with the Oakland Raiders from 1965 through 1978.  At the time of his retirement, Fred not only dominated the Raiders’ record book for pass receiving but he owned several significant NFL marks as well.  Fred held the record for having caught 40 or more passes in 10 consecutive seasons.  His 70 receptions, 1,167 yards receiving and 10 touchdowns in 19 post-season games were also NFL post-season career records. No. 2 draft pick in 1965.  A 1964 All-America at Florida State, Biletnikoff caught four touchdown passes in his team’s Gator Bowl victory over Oklahoma.  He also played in the College All-Star game. A durable, dependable performer, Biletnikoff missed only eight games because of injury in 14 seasons.

In Super Bowl XI, he was named the game’s Most Valuable Player. Earned All-Pro honors in 1972, and won All-AFC acclaim in 1970, 1972 and 1973.  He played in two AFL All-Star games and four AFC-NFC Pro Bowl games as well as three AFL and five AFC championship games, plus Super Bowls II and XI. Fred coached for 25 years, 18 of them for the Raiders.  Today, the best receiver in College Football earns the coveted Biletnikoff Award.

In 1999 Fred and his wife Angela launched the Biletnikoff Foundation to help young people in crisis realize their full potential.

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Join today, and you will receive the following:

  • First delivery will receive an Autograph Fred Biletnikoff bottle of wine
  • Virtual wine tasting with Fred Biletnikoff and Winemaker Brett Ehlers
  • Behind the scenes with Fred Biletnikoff and the Winemaker Brett Ehlers
  • Choose 6 or 12 bottles of wine that will be delivered to you 4 times year. October, January, April, July
  • First access to Biletnikoff Wines “In the Vines” Party! *An additional fee may be required 
  • We will send out an email to you 30 days before wine is to be delivered
  • You have the ability to request additional autographs bottles for a fee of $50
  • Your card will be charged when the wine is shipped
  • For winery pick up after 30 days, your wine will be shipped, shipping and fees will be applied