When Hannibal Lector uttered his line about eating a man’s liver with “fava beans and a nice Chianti”, his food and wine matching choice was very deliberate.
UK restaurant group D&D London has challenged its sommeliers to come up with a film and wine match for a new promotional initiative starting next month.
Piper-Heidsieck has been named as the exclusive Champagne of the Academy Awards in a deal set to last three years.
From the roaring 20s to the swinging 60s, Champagne has held a special place in the heart of popular culture for the best part of 100 years, not least on the silver screen.
Hollywood film director Baz Luhrmann has released a US$785 Champagne sabre in collaboration with Barneys New York.
From Bogart’s immortal “of all the gin joints in all the world”, to Ron Burgundy’s simply put “I love Scotch”, some of the best movie moments happen with a glass in hand.
A documentary about the life of recently convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan has gone into production.
Some of the most famous screen drunks and drunken scenes in movie history.
Rex Pickett, author of wine-themed novel Sideways, which inspired the Oscar winning movie of the same name, is to set the third part of the trilogy in Chile.
The 2012 Napa Valley Film Festival will showcase the world premiere of the documentary feature film SOMM.
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