Alcohol with lunch? Well, why not? Why not a nice white wine to go with your salad, or a crisp IPA to accompany that sandwich?When I'm in Europe, it seems so normal to have a glass of wine or a beer with lunch. "When in Rome, do as the Romans do;" it seems much more common in European countries to have a glass of alcohol with lunch. However, back home, I rarely have alcohol for lunch unless it's a special occasion. We no longer live in the three-martini lunch era (and who got work done during those times, anyway?!) and American culture seems to shy away from alcohol at lunch.