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2014 NFL Playoffs & Wine

This Week In Wine 101: 2014 NFL Playoffs & Wine

Hooray for this Sunday, NFL Conference Championship Weekend! With only four teams remaining we hope your team made it this far but if not maybe your rooting for (a) your division or conference rival; (b) your football pool or preseason super bowl pick; (c) or against your arch rival or best friends team!

Whatever team you’re rooting for (or against), in light of this weekends NFL Playoffs, we’d like to share some of the most highly rated wines of each teams state. Just as you support your local team, we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised should you decide to support your highly rated, local wineries!

 

AFC Championship at Mile High Stadium, Denver, Colorado

New England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos

Kickoff: CBS – 12:00 PM

 

Wine Recommendations:

Turtle Creek Estate Chardonnay

Lincoln, Massachusetts

Starting at: $21 – Total Wine & Select Wine Retailers

Wine Rating: Grape Certified Gold

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Bonacquisti Wine Company’s Cabernet Franc 2008

Denver, Colorado

Starting at: $22 – Total Wine & Select Wine Retailers

Wine Rating: Grape Certified Gold

 

NFC Championship at CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington

San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks

Kickoff: FOX – 3:30 PM

 

Wine Recommendations:

Shafer Vineyards Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Napa Valley, California

Starting at: $240 – Total Wine & Select Wine Retailers

Wine Rating: Grape Certified Platinum

 

Reynvaan Family Vineyards Stonessence Estate Syrah 2010

Walla Walla, Washington

Starting at: $70 – Total Wine & Select Wine Retailers

Wine Rating: Grape Certified Platinum

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We hope you’ll take the time to enjoy a nice glass of wine this weekend while cheering your team on and good luck to all! Cheers!

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