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Wine & Movie Pairing: Only Angels Have Wings

Our next scheduled movie & wine pairing for the TCM Wine Club will take place Monday, February 29th at 8:00 PM (ET)
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The Movie: Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
The Wine: The Waxed Bat Reserve 2013

A team of flyers risks their lives to deliver the mail in a mountainous South American country. Dir: Howard Hawks [...]

February 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Wine & Movie Pairing: The Apartment

Our next scheduled movie & wine pairing for the TCM Wine Club will take place Sunday, February 28th at 1:30 PM (ET)

The Movie: The Apartment (1960)
The Wine: Flynn Vineyards Pinot Gris 2014

An aspiring executive lets his bosses use his apartment for assignations, only to fall for the big chief's mistress. Dir: Billy Wilder Cast: Jack Lemmon [...]

February 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Wine Myth: Screw Caps Mean Poor Quality

by Sarah Shotwell

TCM_CapvsCork_blogOver a decade ago, New Zealand producers pioneered the use of screw caps on their fantastic white wines. But when screw-capped bottles started showing up on the tasting lists and menus of quality establishments here in America, the whole idea seemed suspect to some wine drinkers. Wine has long been about tradition, and old school etiquette, ritual, and social expectations seem to linger a [...]

February 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Wine & Movie Pairing - A Little Romance

Our next scheduled movie & wine pairing for the TCM Wine Club will take place Wednesday, February 24th at 8:00 PM (ET)

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The Movie: A Little Romance (1979)
The Wine: Visionario 2013

Teenagers elope with the help of an aging pickpocket. Dir: George Roy Hill Cast: Laurence Olivier , Diane Lane , Broderick Crawford. C-110 mins.

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February 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Sweet Wine Of Mine: A Dessert Wine Primer

by Paullette Gaudet

TCM_SweetWineOfMine_blogAhhh…youth. Age may dull the memory and sharpen the palate, but there likely shines a time in the sweet, adolescent mists of your past when the word “wine” was just a precursor to the word “cooler.” You’ve of course grown since then, matured and ripened; for one thing, it’s much easier to drink indoors as an adult—no more twist-off caps left behind in public [...]

February 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Wine & Movie Pairing - Doctor Zhivago

Our next scheduled movie & wine pairing for the TCM Wine Club will take place Sunday, February 21st at 2:30 PM (ET)

 

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The Movie: Doctor Zhivago (1965)
The Wine: Christian Moueix ‘Private Reserve’ 2010

Illicit lovers fight to stay together during the turbulent years of the Russian Revolution.
Dir: David Lean Cast: Geraldine Chaplin , Julie [...]

February 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Celebrating National Drink Wine Day

by Sarah Shotwell

Today is National Drink Wine Day, and it’s a perfect excuse to stop and admire the many ways wine enriches our lives and improves our health. Many of the benefits of wine can be found in non-alcoholic wines and grape juices, too, so now matter what lifestyles we lead, we can all reap the ample rewards of the amazing grape.

Wine may help us [...]

February 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Wine & Movie Pairing - I Married a Witch

Our next scheduled movie & wine pairing for the TCM Wine Club will take place Wednesday, February 17th at 12:30 PM (ET)

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The Movie: I Married A Witch (1942)
The Wine: Lobo e Falcão 2014

A 300-year-old witch wreaks havoc when she falls in love with a young politician. Dir: René Clair Cast: Fredric March [...]

February 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Red, White, & You: Choose The Wine You Really Want Without Worrying About Stained Teeth

by Paullette Gaudet

RedWineStain1_blog“Red wine, or white?” is usually the easiest choice of the night at any given party, unless you favor reds and are attending a more formal event where the risk of meeting a future employer/client/in-law with purple-stained teeth forces you to abstain from your usual poison. If you’re tired of choking down Chablis at high-stakes events when you’d much rather sip Sangiovese, a new [...]

February 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Wine & Movie Pairing - Wuthering Heights

Our next scheduled movie & wine pairing for the TCM Wine Club will take place Sunday, February 14th at 2:15 AM (ET)

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The Movie: Wuthering Heights (1939)
The Wine:  La Catina 2014

A married noblewoman fights her lifelong attraction to a charismatic gypsy.
Dir: William Wyler Cast: Merle Oberon , Laurence Olivier, David Niven.
BW-104 mins, CC,

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February 12th, 2016|0 Comments