Wine Players of the NBA

Three pros share favorite bottles and inspiring moments on their wine journeys

Wine Players of the NBA
California Pinot Noir is the star for wine-loving NBA players T.J. McConnell, CJ McCollum and Doug McDermott. (From left: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images; Ezra Shaw/Getty Images; Michael Hickey/Getty Images)
From the May 31, 2021, issue

Enjoying fine wine is now part of a shared lifestyle among NBA stars. Players like T.J. McConnell, CJ McCollum, Doug McDermott and others have built stellar wine cellars, started their own brands and passed on their wine passions to teammates and rivals. Here they reveal some of their favorite bottles of Pinot Noir and inspiring moments on their wine journeys.

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