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

Thursday

July 25th

 10:15 PM (ET)

Tom JonesMOVIE: Tom Jones (1963)
Thursday, July 25 @ 10:15 PM (ET)

In this adaptation of Henry Fielding's novel, a country boy in 18th-century England becomes a playboy.

WINE: Manera Collezione
Region: Cortese 2016
Bright and elegant, this crisp white is best paired with a good time.
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Thursday

August 1

10:00 PM (ET)

12 Angry Men (1957)
Thursday, August 1 @ 10:00 PM (ET)

A jury holdout tries to convince his colleagues to vote not guilty.

WINE: Capital Z Zinfandel 2017
Lodi, California
Capital Z makes its own bold statement as a strong Zinfandel and also touts an excellent supporting cast of mixed berries and subtle spices that linger after each sip.
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Sunday

August 18

05:00 PM (ET)

My Fair Lady (1964)
Sunday, August 18 @ 05:00 PM (ET)
A private eye becomes the dupe of a homicidal moll. Suspense/Mystery | Black and White | 96 mins.

WINE: Blazing Star Chardonnay 2017
Paso Robles, California
Mentzella lindleyi, also known as blazing star, is a bright yellow wildflower
typically found in the scrub but also at home in a charming bouquet.
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Wednesday

August 21

8:00 PM (ET)

Sullivan’s Travels (1941)
Wednesday, August 21 @ 08:00 PM (ET)

A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.

WINE: TCM BacklotRed Blend 2017
California
A smooth, fruit-forward red that’s bursting with a cast of characters
from across the Golden State. With complex layers of red cherry, boysenberry, black currant, and subtle spice flavors, it’s a delicious tribute to our extended TCM family.
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Monday

September 16

12:15 AM (ET)

The Wild Bunch (1969)
Monday, September 16 @ 12:15 AM (ET)

A group of aging cowboys look for one last score in a corrupt border town.

WINE: Tri-Tip Malbec 2017
Paso Robles, California
A beefy wine calls for an equally robust movie. The Wild Bunch was director Sam Peckinpah’s ode to the Wild West in its final days. Starring William Holden & Ernest Borgnine, the movie, like the wine, pulls no punches.
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Saturday

Sept. 21

1:45 PM (ET)

The Big Heat (1953)
Saturday, September 21 @ 01:45 PM (ET)
A police detective whose wife was killed by the mob teams with a scarred gangster's moll to bring down a powerful gangster.

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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Not
Currently
Scheduled

Casablanca-(1942)Casablanca (1942)
WEDNESDAY, JULY 3 @ 01:30 AM (ET)
An American saloon owner in North Africa is drawn into World War II when his lost love turns up. Black and White | 99 mins.

3699616_Ingrid_Bergman_CS_TNWINE: Ingrid Bergman Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
California
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

Sept. 21

 12:00 AM (ET)

The Woman on the Beach (1947)
Saturday, September 21 @ 12:00 AM (ET)

A coast guardsman begins to think his mistress's blind husband can really see.

WINE: Crab & Sole Pinot Blanc 2017
Mendocino County, California
The vibrancy ofthe Pinot Blanc heightens the viewing experience by adding a layer of energy,
which plays against the film’s inherent tension.
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Sunday

July 7

01:30 PM (ET)

For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Sunday, September 29 @ 08:00 PM (ET)

A newspaper reporter takes on the task of educating a crooked businessman's girlfriend. Comedy | Black and White | 102 mins.

WINE: Château Saumade ‘Cuvée Sainte Chapelle’ 2016
Corbières AOC, France
For Whom the Bell Tolls perfectly pairs with this hearty, flavorful cuvée.  It overflows with ripe blackberry, licorice, and classic garrigue (wild herb) notes.

Saturday

Oct. 5

2:15 PM (ET)

39 Steps (1935)
Saturday, October 5 @ 02:15 PM (ET)

A man falsely suspected of killing a spy races across Scotland handcuffed to the beautiful blonde who turned him in.

WINE: The Clink Petite Sirah Petit Verdot 2018
Lodi, California
It would be criminal not to pair The Clink with a classic of the crime film genre.  This lush California arrival is the handiwork of two powerful partners in crime, Petite Sirah and Petit Verdot.
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Friday

Oct. 11

4:30 PM (ET)

Giant (1956)
Friday, October 11 @ 04:30 PM (ET)

A Texas ranching family fights to survive changing times.

WINE: Drawbridge Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
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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Not

Currently

Scheduled

The Inspector General (1949)
Not Currently Scheduled
A perpetual student is mistaken for a government official in a small Eastern European village.

WINE: Al Hirschfeld ‘Danny Kaye’ Pinot Noir 2017
Monterey County, California

Hailing from California’s premium Monterey County and the excellent 2017 vintage, it brims with silky, red-berry notes and is every bit as charming as Mr. Kaye.
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