Football season has begun, and with it come the inevitable tailgate parties and groups gathering around the TV. What to drink, you might ask? Good question, and one that I’m gonna answer with a short list.

What could be better than kicking off the season with a bottle of wine from one of your favorite players? That’s right -- more than a few QBs, CBs, and even coaches have gotten into the wine game. Check out this who’s who of kick-off wines!

7.) Joe Montana - While leading the San Francisco 49ers through many successful seasons with the highest passer rating in the NFC, Joe Montana developed quite a reputation. One has to wonder if naming his wine Montagia is gonna help him change that rep. Probably not, but the fact that this wine -- created in partnership with Napa Valley’s Beringer Vineyards -- is sold almost exclusively at benefit auctions certainly will!