WINE & MOVIES

Experience movies and wine like never before. Carefully curated wines presented with expert tasting notes and paired with movie viewing suggestions from your friends at TCM. TCM Wine Club is the perfect complement to your favorite film.

Movies convey different worlds … and they allow you to travel. Wines do exactly the same! TCM curates movies for fans of classic films, giving background and adding to the layers of enjoyment – and that’s what the TCM Wine Club does for wine. I hope you’ll join us on this journey, where two of life’s greatest pleasures meet.

Clare Tooley  TCM Wine Club curator

MOVIE & WINE CALENDAR

MOVIE TIME

MOVIE PAIRING & TASTING NOTES - INTRODUCTORY CASE

Saturday

February 29

 08:00 PM (ET)

Tom JonesMOVIE: Tootsie (1982)
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29 @ 08:00 PM (ET)

An unemployed actor masquerades as a woman to win a soap-opera role.

WINE: Lime Leaf Verdejo 2018
Region: Vino Blanco, Spain
Verdejo, an invigorating white grape, is Spain’s secret weapon. From the Rueda region known for its pricey whites, this excellent selection is notably crisp, dry, and fresh.
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Thursday

April 30

02:30 AM (ET)

Mean Streets (1973)
THURSDAY, APRIL 30 @ 02:30 AM (ET)

A small-time hood must choose from among love, friendship and the chance to rise within the mob.

WINE: Portinho do Côvo 2018
Region: Península de Setúbal IGP, Portugal
Rich and fulfilling, previous vintages of this hearty red have been multi-award winners.
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For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Not Currently Schedule Available
A U.S. mercenary and an army of peasants fight for Spain.

WINE: Château Saumade ‘Cuvée Sainte Chapelle’ 2017
Corbières AOC, France
A classic story of courage and romance, For Whom the Bell Tolls perfectly pairs with this hearty, flavorful cuvée.
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Monday

May 25

08:30 AM (ET)

Where Eagles Dare (1969)
MONDAY, MAY 25 @ 08:30 AM (ET)

An Allied team sets out to free an American officer held by the Nazis in a mountaintop castle.

WINE: Zapapico Malbec 2018
Mendoza, Argentina
Made from grapes grown on an Argentinean mountainside, this smooth, robust red calls for excitement.
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Nobody Lives Forever (1946)
Not currently Schedule available

A con artist falls for the rich widow he's trying to fleece.

WINE: Black Saint Peter Old Vine Zinfandel 2017
Lodi, California
John Garfield made a career out of playing antiheroes and tough guys, and his con-man character in Nobody Lives Forever – opposite Geraldine Fitzgerald as a wealthy widow – is a perfect example of his talents.
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Giant (1956)
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A Texas ranching family fights to survive changing times.

WINE: Drawbridge Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
California
Rich and earthy, this Cabernet strikes the same notes as the classic melodrama. James Dean’s last film, it also stars Elizabeth Taylor and Rock Hudson.
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The Black Stallion (1979)
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A boy and a horse forge a close friendship after being shipwrecked together in Africa.

WINE: Portinho do Côvo Branco 2018
Vinho Regional Península de Setúbal, Portugal
Like a great California Pinot, Robert Mitchum’s presence onscreen is defined by a cool, calm exterior that conceals hidden depths of emotion, making him one of the most intriguing actors of his era.
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Saturday

May 2

 03:30 AM (ET)

a-day-at-the-racesA Day at the Races (1937)
SATURDAY, MAY 2 @ 03:30 AM (ET)

A group of zanies tries to save a pretty girl's sanitarium.

WINE: Marx Brothers White Blend 2017
California
In this MGM-produced comedy, Groucho, Harpo, and Chico hatch a plan to save a sanitarium from bankruptcy.
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Sullivan’s Travels (1941)
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A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.

WINE: TCM Backlot Red Blend 2017
California
The votes are in, and perennial fan favorite Joel McCrea has been granted a full day of programming by TCM Backlot members!
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The Big Heat (1953)
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The story follows a cop who considers fighting the war on crime a personal mission.

WINE: Purple Owl Pinot Noir 2018
California
The Purple Owl would have been a fitting name for a classic film noir and like a great noir, the wine will keep you intrigued from first taste.
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Q2-2019---_0000s_0004_An-Affair-to-Remember-(1957)An Affair to Remember (1957)
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A romantic shipboard romance inspires a couple to promise to meet six months later.

WINE: The Creamery Chardonnay
Santa Barbara County, California
One of Hollywood’s most beloved romances is this Cary Grant-Deborah Kerr drama from 20th Century Fox, a widescreen remake of the director’s 1939 film Love Affair.
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The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
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Feuding co-workers don''''t realize they''''re secret romantic pen pals.

WINE: Punta de Locos Sauvignon Blanc 2018
Valle Central, Chile

This Sauvignon Blanc is hardly as “loco” as its name suggests. It may be fun and flavorful, but it is also elegant and polished – much like The Shop Around the Corner.
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Roman Holiday (1953)
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A runaway princess in Rome finds love with a reporter who knows her true identity.

WINE: Luigi e Lucina Pinot Grigio 2018
Friuli DOP, Italy

Although this Pinot Grigio is linked to Romeo and Juliet, we think its charm and refreshing qualities make it a wonderful match for another “Italian” film, Roman Holiday.
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The Little Foxes (1941)
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An ambitious woman takes on her corrupt brothers and honest husband in her drive for wealth.

WINE: Bette Davis Malbec 2018
Paso Robles, California

This bold Malbec deserves an equally brash partner. Nominated for an Academy Award, Bette Davis plays Regina Giddens in this classic melodrama that tells the story of a family scheming against itself in the turn-of-the-century South.
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Giant (1956)Roman Holiday (1953)
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A Texas ranching family fights to survive changing times.

WINE: Rock Hudson Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
California

Rock Hudson was Oscar-nominated for this big-screen epic about the ups and downs of a Texas rancher.
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