Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Broncos LB Von Miller Sends a Bottle of Wine to Every Player in the AFC West

Outside linebacker Von Miller #58 of the Denver Broncos looks on from the bench in the first half against the Carolina Panthers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 8, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.
Outside linebacker Von Miller #58 of the Denver Broncos looks on from the bench in the first half against the Carolina Panthers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 8, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.

*Von Miller took some time away from his sex tape scandal to spread a little holiday cheer to his gridiron rivals.

The Denver Broncos linebacker sent a bottle of custom wine and a Thank You note to every player in the NFL’s AFC West division, including practice-squad players.

That’s more than 200 bottles.

Photo via Jesse KatzVon Miller gave AFC West players a custom wine blended by Jesse Katz.
Photo via Jesse KatzVon Miller gave AFC West players a custom wine blended by Jesse Katz.

Miller said he’s been thinking of ways to treat his division rivals for a while now.

“The AFC West has been good to all of us,” he explained to the Denver Post. “It has been a great division in football for these last four years. I was just thinking of stuff that I could do for those guys on others teams. And I got guys on every team. So I just kind of organized it and, boom, sent every guy on the team a bottle of wine.

“I thought about all types of stuff, from cars, trips to Vegas, vacations,” he added jokingly. “The wine sounded about right. I thought about it a long time.”

Miller’s attached Thank You note read:

It is an honor and a privilege to take the field and compete with you twice a year. We are so fortunate to have this opportunity to fulfill our childhood dreams of playing in the NFL. The blood, sweat, aches and pains, and endless hours spent watching film are a testament to the love and dedication we have for this game. So take a moment, reflect on all your successes, and enjoy your accomplishment. Appreciate those who have helped you get this far, and start working towards your next childhood dream.

Thank you for helping to make our game great!

— Von Miller

 

The wine is a 2014 cabernet sauvignon, called The Setting, according to the Denver Post. It was created by Boulder native Jesse Katz, who founded Devil Proof Vineyards and Aperture Cellars in California. On the label of each bottle is an orange outline of eye-glasses, Miller’s signature accessory, and his signature.

Miller made 100 remaining bottles of the wine available for purchase on his site, VonMiller.org. The first 100 donors to contribute at least $500 to Miller’s foundation, Von’s Vision, will receive a voucher for a bottle. Every $20 raised will allow a Denver-area child receive eye care.

YOU MAY LIKE

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

SEARCH

THE CULTURECALENDAR: WHAT'S NEW & BLACK ON TV

TRENDING