Hello readers! This week, I am delivering the newsletter to my colleague Jess Lander. As a former sportscaster who now covers wine, she’s uniquely positioned to write about this week’s most pressing issue: wine at the Super Bowl. PS I’m rooting for the Bengals. -Esther
Given that I’m a Patriots fan with no personal connection to the Los Angeles Rams or the Cincinnati Bengals, I approach this year’s Super Bowl game with casual indifference. Here’s what I’m looking forward to on Sunday, though: snacks, the halftime show featuring the biggest rap and R&B legends of my formative years, and the long-awaited Santa Barbara wine moment under the projectors.