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Sep 9, 2016

Wine & Movie Pairing: The Player (1992)

September 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Our next scheduled movie & wine pairing for the TCM Wine Club will take place Saturday, September 10th at 12:15 AM (ET)

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The Movie: The Player (1992)
The Wine: Altos de la Guardia Blanco 2014

A frustrated screenwriter menaces a studio executive who eventually kills the writer and gets away with murder. 92 mins.

Tasting [...]

Sep 9, 2016

Autumn Appetizer: Prosciutto-Wrapped Figs with Pecans and Goat Cheese

September 9th, 2016|0 Comments

by Sarah Shotwell

autumn-appetizer_blogFresh fig season is finally here, but it won’t last long! Across the states, beautiful, sweet brown and green figs will be available through the next month, and we plan to take advantage of the short season by putting them into as many recipes as possible! Next movie night, treat your guests to a rare, seasonal appetizer. These decadent morsels can be made by [...]

Sep 2, 2016

California Wine Month

September 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

by Sarah Shotwell

California Wine Month_blogHere in California wine country, we are in the thick of harvest! Fruit is coming in by the hopper-full, harvest interns are crushing, filtering, and doing punchdowns and pump-overs, and winemakers are working their fingers to the bone to see our 2016 vintage come to fruition after a much-needed wet year here on our drought-ridden coast! If you’ve never been to California [...]

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 [...]