With Wimbledon wrapping up this weekend we take a look at the beverage most associated with the event: the Pimms Cup. Michele Norris speaks with Martin Joyce, director of catering for Wimbledon, about what's in the drink -- and why it pairs so well with watching tennis.
Since its beginnings in the middle of the 19th century, Pimms has remained a British hot-weather favorite. With flavors that recall gin and a color like that of iced tea, Pimms is a natural thirst-quencher. And at only 50 proof, it's a bit safer to quaff courtside, where decorum counts.