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Movie & Wine Pairing

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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

Wine and Movie Pairing: Strangers on a Train (1951) with Pinot Noir and Pinot Blanc

by Sarah Shotwell

strangers-on-a-train_blogThis Christmas, take a break from your wonderful conveyor belt of holiday films, and indulge in a classy double murder, paired (appropriately) with two contrasting wines.

Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train is a pulse-jogging thriller narrating the story of two men who cross paths while traveling. Mid-Century heartthrob Farley Granger plays the unlucky protagonist, Guy Haines, a tennis star with a saucy, infuriating ex-wife bent [...]

December 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Wine Dining: Thanksgiving Movie Pairings

by Paullette Gaudet

thanksgiving_2_blogThanksgiving  provides a yearly opportunity to gauge the healing progress of childhood slights (mmmm....not quite there yet), note the recession rate of relatives' hairlines, and openly enjoy a holiday movie marathon paired with wine. While at this time of year it often feels like some things never change, a decade-by decade breakdown of Thanksgiving-themed films proves otherwise:

Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987):  Operating on several levels [...]

November 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Featured Pairing: West Side Story and Stones & Bones Red Blend

by Sarah Shotwell

natalie-wood_blogThis November, Natalie Wood is our Star of the Month at TCM! This doe-eyed beauty, known for her endearing, innocent charm, was cast idyllically in West Side Story as Maria, a love-struck Puerto Rican teen living in New York who falls for an Italian boy from the wrong side of the tracks. West Side Story, a modern retelling of [...]

November 17th, 2016|1 Comment

Movie & Wine Pairing: Rio Bravo (1959)

Our next scheduled movie & wine pairing for the TCM Wine Club will take place Tuesday, November 15th at 2:00 PM (ET)


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The Movie: Rio Bravo (1959)
The Wine: Les Hauts de Cairanne 2013

A sheriff enlists a drunk, a kid and an old man to help him fight off a ruthless cattle baron. Cast: John Wayne, Dean [...]

November 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Wine & Movie Pairing: Wait Until Dark (1967)

Our next scheduled movie & wine pairing for the TCM Wine Club will take place Tuesday, October 25th at 8:00 PM (ET)


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The Movie: Wait Until Dark (1967)
The Wine: Alma Andina Malbec Reserve 2014

A blind woman fights against drug smugglers who've invaded her home. Cast: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna. 107 mins.

Tasting Notes:

Varietal/Region: Mendoza, Argentina

Audrey Hepburn [...]

October 25th, 2016|1 Comment

Monster Movie Wines

by Paullette Gaudet

monster-movie-wines_blogThis spooky month of October is the perfect time to celebrate Monster Movies, a genre that has been a part of film history since 1896's Le Manoir du Diable by visionary director Georges Méliès, which packs pretty much every modern horror trope into three minutes. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919) and Nosferatu (1922) are perhaps more familiar early examples, but horror films really took [...]

October 11th, 2016|2 Comments

Wine & Movie Pairing: The Player (1992)

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 [...]

September 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Wine & Movie Pairing: The Lady Eve

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 [...]

August 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Star & Wine Pairing: Jean Arthur

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 [...]

August 28th, 2016|0 Comments