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May 27, 2016

A Memorial Movie Night

May 27th, 2016|0 Comments

by Sarah Shotwell

Memorial Day Movie Night_BlogMemorial Day, our nation’s tribute to those who gave their lives serving in the armed forces, is a wonderful time to gather with family and friends for a day of reflection and fun. The U.S. federal holiday is famously positioned on one of the best days of the year: on the brink of summer, everyone is feeling optimistic, and in most parts [...]

May 24, 2016

Movie & Wine Pairing: I Married A Witch

May 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Our next scheduled movie & wine pairing for the TCM Wine Club will take place Tuesday, May 24th at 11:30 PM (ET)

I Married a Witch-poster

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 [...]

May 17, 2016

Cool & Crunchy Wine Slushies!

May 17th, 2016|0 Comments

by Paullette Gaudet

Wine Slushies_BlogSprinklers, Sparklers, and Slushies: It’s never too early to prepare a hot weather cooling strategy—Summer’s almost here!!! For those sizzling days when it feels like your wine just can’t ever get cold enough to cool you down, here are a few Wine Slushie ideas to try out:

Sangria lends itself well to frozen form: combine ice with a dry, fruity red—like Granacha (Spanish-grown Grenache), [...]

May 9, 2016

Mother’s Day Mambo

May 9th, 2016|0 Comments

by Paullette Gaudet

Mother's Day Mambo_blogExcuse me, but exactly when did breakfast food become the official sponsor of all Mother’s Day celebrations??! From woefully undercooked pancakes presented to sleepy moms by their single-digit-age moppets to those traditional, over-priced Sunday Brunch reservations, Mother’s Day tributes as a whole are sadly bereft of both imagination and, well…alcohol. Brunch technically affords the opportunity for mimosas, but good luck flagging your [...]

May 5, 2016

Cinco De Malbec: Wines to Celebrate Mexico’s May the Fifth

May 5th, 2016|0 Comments

by Paullette Gaudet

Cinco De Mayo_Cactus_BlogPut down that ketchup and pick up some salsa: it’s Cinco de Mayo!!! This anniversary of the Mexican army’s underdog win against France in the 1862 Battle of Puebla has become an all-encompassing celebration of Mexican culture here in the US, featuring a wide variety of alcoholic beverages. Tequila and cerveza notwithstanding, our Neighbor to the South boasts a long history of [...]