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Aug 30, 2016

Wine & Movie Pairing: The Lady Eve

August 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Our next scheduled movie & wine pairing for the TCM Wine Club will take place Thursday, September 1st at 8:00 PM (ET)

The Lady EveHonig ‘Family Selection’ Sauvignon Blanc 2014

The Movie: The Lady Eve (1941)
The Wine: Honig ‘Family Selection’ Sauvignon Blanc 2014

A shy millionaire, homeward bound after two years collecting snakes in the Brazilian jungle, encounters a gold-digger [...]

Aug 28, 2016

Star & Wine Pairing: Jean Arthur

August 28th, 2016|0 Comments

by Sarah Shotwell

Jean Arthur_blogSpunky, patriotic, fun, and mysterious, Jean Arthur is TCM’s star of the day today! In Mr. Smith goes to Washington, she is the wry, wise sidekick who is more than your typical 1940s secretary: in the film, she becomes Smith’s (Jimmy Stewart’s) mentor, guiding him through the hairy-scary waters of D.C. corruption, challenging him to be better, and pushing him to be the [...]

Aug 25, 2016

Celebrate Pinot Noir!

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

by Paullette Gaudet

Celebrate Pinot Noir_BlogPinot Noir is a delight every day of the year, but August 18th has officially been designated National Pinot Noir Day here in the United States. Presumably meant to be a day of reflection on how this great grape and wine has enriched our lives, we also assume it is meant to include the imbibing of a glass or two of its [...]

Aug 23, 2016

Star & Wine Pairing: Brigitte Bardot

August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

by Sarah Shotwell

Bridgette Bardot_BlogThis month, TCM is celebrating the end of a beautiful summer season with our #summerunderthestars series. Every day, we’re celebrating a different classic film star, and over here at the TCM Wine Club, we couldn’t resist highlighting a few of our favorites! Today’s star of the day is Brigitte Bardot, French actress, singer, and model, who like France’s cheese, wine, and [...]

Aug 16, 2016

Celebrate Rio 2016 With Brazilian Wine!

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

by Paullette Gaudet

Celebrate Rio_blogThe Summer Olympics are finally here!!! THESE are the good games, where you can actually see the athletes’ faces and bodies in all of their exquisitely-toned glory, not the disappointing Winter games, where all of the participants look like Deadpool. In honor of the many years of training these athletes have endured to arrive in Rio, we recommend stepping up your drinking game [...]

Aug 12, 2016

Wine & Movie Weekend Marathon

August 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Tune in for our weekend movie & wine pairings! The marathon for the TCM Wine Club kicks off on Saturday, August 13th at 2:00 PM (ET)

 


 

First Movie: Saturday, August 13th at 2:00 PM (ET)

The Movie: The Four Feathers(1939)
The Wine: Saracosa 2014

A disgraced officer risks his life to help his childhood friends in battle. Color (Technicolor), 130 mins.

Tasting Notes: [...]

Aug 9, 2016

Clinking Buddies: Raise A Glass To National Friendship Day!

August 9th, 2016|0 Comments

by Paullette Gaudet

Friendship Day_blogFriendship forms the quiet architecture of our lives, yet is often pushed far below family and romantic partners in the hierarchy of social importance. Unfair? Hallmark sure thought so, back in 1919 when it founded National Friendship Day. The market for this holiday dried up by 1940, but friendships continued to exist without cards until Winnie the Pooh literally saved the day in [...]

Aug 5, 2016

Wine & Movie Weekend Marathon

August 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Tune in for our weekend movie & wine pairings! The marathon for the TCM Wine Club kicks off on Saturday, August 6th at 12:45 AM (ET)

 


 

First Movie: Sunday, August 7th at 12:45 AM (ET)

The Movie: From Here to Eternity(1953)
The Wine: Tierra del Corazon Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

In this musical version of The Philadelphia Story, tabloid reporters invade a society wedding. [...]

Aug 1, 2016

International Albariño Day—Err, Week—Is Here!

August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

by Paullette Gaudet

Albariño Day_blogThe scorching arrival of August brings many things to light, most notably a thirst for cool, crisp summer wines that can be sipped without guilt well before five on a sunny afternoon. Enter Spain’s Albariño wine—a light-bodied white that presents with a relentless citrus flavor shadowed by a slight mineral aftertaste. International Albariño Day is officially August 1st, but the Albariño Wine Festival [...]