That Steve Spurrier is a trend-setter, isn’t he? Just a couple of weeks after the South Carolina coach announced he would be bottling and selling his own wine, the San Diego Chargers are doing the same. According to the Chargers website, the team has partnered with Anthony Bell of Napa Valley’s Bell Wine Cellars to celebrate the team’s 50 year history with the release of Chargers Legacy Cabernet.
People love wine, and I have no problem with that. There are people who drink it daily for its health benefits and can’t get enough of those antioxidants. That being said, the Chargers’ brass has gone a little far in presenting their new wine as a football product.
“We think our fans will enjoy having a bottle of Chargers Legacy wine for any occasion as well as on game days,” said Chargers Executive Vice President – CEO A.G. Spanos. “It’s a very versatile wine that we think maintains the integrity and character of our team.