Pro Athletes & Wine: NBA

Pro Athletes & Wine: NBA

Many current and former NBA stars have gravitated to the wine world. To mark the start of the new NBA season, we delve into some of the fascinating stories of pro-athletes-turned-wine-pros.

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Pro Athletes & Wine: NBA
  • A Conversation with Tony Parker

    Jason Wise sits down with four time NBA champion to discuss basketball and wine, and how being raised in Europe changed his perspective on sports and the culinary world.

  • A Conversation with Channing Frye

    NBA Champion and winemaker Channing Frye sits down to discuss the wild story of what you drink during, after and because of the NBA championship and how that involves Justin Timberlake and crying into a margarita.

  • FOOD & WINE Drink a Bottle with CJ McCollum and Jason Wise

    Jason Wise and basketball star/winemaker CJ McCollum sit down in Aspen to pour some wine and chat about his journey into wine, basketball, winemaking, his Oregon vines, and who really knows the most about wine in the NBA.

  • A Glass For Every Palate: Dwyane Wade

    Shakera sits down with Dwyane Wade, NBA superstar and partner of Wade Cellars, to discuss the wines that started it all, the unique connection to Riesling, and a journey with Champagne.

  • Crossover with Isiah Thomas

    Featuring basketball star Isiah Thomas and his entrance into the world of Champagne.

  • Blind Tasting Sessions: Episode 8 | Sabato Sagaria & Baxter Holmes

    Master Sommelier Sabato Sagaria and ESPN NBA writer Baxter Holmes blind taste each other on two wines at the Oyster House in Los Angeles.

    2016 Domaine Fourrier, Bourgogne Blanc, Chambolle-Musigny
    2013 Le Ragnaie Brunello di Montalcino
    1992 Kistler Chardonnay, Sonoma
    1997 Mayacamas Merlot

  • SommTV Podcast: The NBA & Wine

    Jason Wise sits down with famed sports writer Baxter Holmes to discuss the NBA’s obsession with wine, how it started, and what that means for us.