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TCM Date Night! Movie, Wine & Dinner

Tonight we are featuring the perfect TCM Wine Club Date Night! Join us today, May 1st at 11:15pm ET. 

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The Movie: The Earrings of Madame De
The Wine: Chemins de Casel Chardonnay 201
The Recipe: Braised Chicken Thighs with Herbed Cream Sauce

The Earrings of Madame De: 

When a woman sells her earrings to pay a gambling debt, it [...]

May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Braised Chicken Thighs with Herbed Cream Sauce

Recipe by Chef Sarah Sparks

Braised Chicken Thighs with Herbed Cream Sauce and Chemins de Casel Chardonnay 

Braised Chicken_blog2 1/2 pounds bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs and drumsticks Kosher salt and coarsely ground black pepper
1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
1 medium yellow onion, medium julienne
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons dijon mustard
1/2 cup Chemins de Casel Chardonnay
2 cups chicken stock
4 sprigs rosemary
4 sprigs thyme, plus extra for garnish
1/2 cup heavy cream

Preparation

1. Preheat [...]

May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

New Genre Alert: Income Tax Movies!

by Paullette Gaudet

Income Tax Movies_Blog

Tax Time is here, and so is the itch to procrastinate: what's a law-abiding movie buff to do?? This situation does indeed have a loophole: the Income Tax Movie! As early as the 1930's, a surprising number of films feature the IRS in a leading role. Watch one (with that wine you were going to drink today anyway), and it's almost like doing [...]

April 19th, 2017|0 Comments

In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb: A Cozy March Recipe for the Last Days of Winter

by Sarah Shotwell

In like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb_blogThis March, TCM is celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with a series of films set in Ireland. As the last of the year’s wild weather batters the country, get cozy at home with an Irish-inspired TCM film like The Quiet Man (1952) or The Informer (1935) and a glass of bold red wine from your TCM shipment! Want [...]

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Raising Our Glass to Robert Osborne: 1932 - 2017

by Sarah Shotwell

Robert Osborne_blogIt has been a week and a half since we said goodbye to TCM Icon Robert Osborne. Since March 6th, it has been truly heartwarming to watch the world process this tragic and deeply felt loss, as writers, actors, producers, and fans have come forward to share their memories of this remarkable man.

Robert was originally from Washington, where he studied journalism. When [...]

March 17th, 2017|2 Comments

Regional Spotlight: Rías Baixas, Spain

by Sarah Shotwell

Rias Baixas_Region SpotlightRias Baixas (Lower Inlets) is home to the impressive Sendero Des Santos Albariño featured in our current TCM Wine Club shipment. On the southwestern coast of Galicia, Rias Baixas is a damp, cool winegrowing region just to the north of Portugal. Here, the coastline is made up of four different Rias: small, funnel-shaped coastal inlets that send ocean water inland, where it mingles [...]

March 10th, 2017|1 Comment

Bolo Nero ‘Edizione Limitata’ 2012

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Bolo Nero ‘Edizione Limitata’ 2012
Castel del Monte DOC, Italy

Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
SUNDAY, MARCH 19 @ 02:15 PM
SUNDAY, APRIL 23 @ 10:00 PM

The vibrant, savory palate and smoky aromas of this wine are perfect for a noirinfused drama like Sweet Smell of Success, with its daring and memorable performances from [...]

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Bees Knees Shiraz Viognier 2015

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Bees Knees Shiraz Viognier 2015
Stellenbosch WO, South Africa

I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 @ 11:30 PM (ET)

Producer Val Lewton’s films from the 1940s don’t fit easily into one category, but they are all of consistent high quality and enduring appeal – much like this South African Shiraz-Viognier [...]

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Collezione di Paolo Riserva 2013

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All That Heaven Allows (1955)

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Douglas Sirk’s melodrama for the ages is one of the most stunningly photographed movies in Hollywood history. Watch it while drinking this velvety and richly flavorful Chianti, full of concentrated fruit aromas and earthy spice. Its abundance of personality matches [...]

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Ring In The New Year With A Movie Musical Sing Along!

by Paullette Gaudet

new-years-eve-sing-along_blogNew Year's Eve should be the easiest calendar holiday to celebrate: at the stroke of midnight, pop open some sparkling wine and kiss whoever's next to you. However, this basic ritual suffers from both brevity and awkward time placement, leaving celebrants with hours to fill before The Big Moment. Want to skip hanging out at an overpriced bar, or distant house party this year? Then [...]

December 30th, 2016|0 Comments