Found April 22, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
PLAYERS: Danica Patrick
Goddess of NASCAR Danica Patrick is a lover of wine. She, along with husband Paul Hospenthal have acquired a very impressive wine cellar with over 1,000 bottles. From ESPN W: Some wine drinkers are aficionados. Some are connoisseurs. Patrick jokingly refers to herself as a “wino.” Hers is a humble but fervent affection for a complex and increasingly expensive pleasure. In her cellar of a thousand or so bottles, she and husband Paul Hospenthal have amassed a catalogue of coveted global vintages. “There’s a secret door in the back that goes to … I don’t know what the heck is back there. I wouldn’t open it though,” she joked. Some bottles come back from vacations; some come in crates a few years after purchase. But they come into appreciative hands and waiting glasses. “Jesus’ first miracle was turning water into wine,” Patrick posited. “It must be something.” Patrick’s introduction to wine came when she tasted freedom as a teen racing in England, but consuming it became part of the
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