On January 29, at around 8:30 p.m., like many of the 604 people I follow on Instagram, @kingjames posted a picture of what he was drinking that evening. Of course, @kingjames is NBA superstar Lebron James, and his drink was a $125 bottle of 2013 Nicholas Allen Carte Blanche Cabernet Sauvignon — a pricier bottle than […]
Accelerated news cycles notwithstanding, this time of year there is really only one thing on every football fan’s mind: Super Bowl LII. And with it comes the annual question: What will I serve, drink, or crush in celebration at my Super Bowl party? The answer for many football fans may surprise you. It’s wine. NFL […]
We’re back with a new edition of the infamous NFL Fandom sobriety map we put together with our friends at BACtrack. The original 2015 map was a viral sensation, drawing so much attention to the intoxicated activities of Buffalo’s fans that the Erie County Sheriff’s Office responded. It noted that the city had been working […]
Walk into most bars in any city in America and you’re likely to see a few staple items; beer taps, bar stools, various tables, and, of course, at least one television. All seem entirely appropriate for the atmosphere — except for the last one. What’s the deal with the plethora of televisions flooding our bars?
Some of you are no doubt runners, capable of overcoming man’s natural laziness and hauling your butts to the gym. Some of you may even have the strong legs and iron stomach necessary to partake in the traditional beer mile, that pinnacle of athleticism and speed drinking in which you race around a track and chug a 12-ounce […]
In an NBA that’s definitely divided into a world of haves — such as the Warriors and the Cavs — and have-nots, one thing that unites fans is griping about sky-high beer prices. Along with wins and losses, the cheapest priced beers at NBA arenas actually vary quite a bit. We examined last year’s beer prices around the […]
We’ve officially entered the transitional weeks between summer and fall that are really only important for one thing: the return of football season. Starting this week, giddy fans will spend most waking hours from here to January devoted to their favorite teams (both real and fantasy) and counting down the hours between weekly tailgates.
At this point the Olympics are in full swing and as we all crowd around our televisions and computer screens, it’s become apparent that something is missing in our Olympic consumption – wine. Or should I say we need a gold medal ready glass of wine. Whether you’re catching up on some DVR recordings or […]
Brazil’s getting a lot of flack these days. There were those sorry-looking athlete rooms in the Rio Olympic Village. The Zika story keeps getting worse and worse. Infrastructural and political instabilities still plague the country. And then there was the sewage leak that led to drug-resistant super-bacteria being found in waters off some Olympic beaches. […]