American football finally embraces wine


A week ago on Sunday 7 February 2016 something astonishing occurred in America. For the first time in its 50-year existence, the most quintessential of American sporting events featured a decent glass of wine. That’s right, if you happened to be lucky enough to get your hands on a $1,000 ticket to Super Bowl 50, you also had the opportunity to buy a glass of fairly good Pinot Noir for $25 while you watched the Denver Broncos eke out a relatively unexciting win against the Carolina Panthers in the championship game of American football. 

The British Guardian newspaper covers the...