These movie- and TV show-themed wines are sure to add adventure to your romantic day.
Wine is the quintessential drink for Valentine’s Day. It adds a touch of class and romance to your already magical night. However, pop culture-themed wines add something else—a sense of adventure! Check out these wines to help you relive your favorite movies and television shows as you celebrate your love.
Star Trek Wine from Chateau Picard
Star Trek Wines | $50-60
Most Trekkies will recognize Chateau Picard as Jean-Luc Picard’s family vineyard located in the La Barre region of France. However, Chateau Picard in real life is a multi-generational vineyard in Bordeaux, France. The Star Trek brand took advantage of the coincidence and teamed up with the winery to produce two limited-edition releases. The first is a 2016 Chateau Picard Cru Bourgeois Bordeaux that sells for $60 and the second is a 2017 Special Reserve United Federation of Planets Old Vine Zinfandel for $50. You can even get a collector’s engraved wood box set that includes six limited-edition bottles for $499.
Game of Thrones Wine
Game of Thrones Wine | $20
If you drink and know things, then you’ll definitely want to check out these Game of Thrones wines. While the show may be over, the wines will help you relive your favorite moments and contemplate that series finale. The wines were crafted by a Game of Thrones fan and are said to match the strength of the characters and the terrain of their kingdoms. If you’re looking to make the night special, you can buy either the 2016 Game of Thrones Chardonnay with aromas of stone fruit, white blossoms, peaches, apricots, and tangerine, or the 2017 Pinot Noir which is bursting with ripe fruit flavors, vanilla, spice, and toasted oak. Both of these wines are definitely worthy of the Iron Throne.
The Bachelor and Bachelorette Wine
Will you accept this rosé? There’s absolutely no better way to watch The Bachelor than to snuggle up with a glass of wine. Now, you can celebrate the night with wine specifically designed for each show. The wine crafted for The Bachelor is a Carbernet Sauvignon while The Bachelorette features a lighter Chardonnay and a 2016 Rosé called “The Final Rose.”
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s Pinot Noir
InstaTituss | $24.99
“Pinot Noir in the boudoir, Pinot Noir, smoke a cigar, Pinot Noir, leather bar. Oh, so close and yet so far.” Do you remember that time when Titus Andromedon made his own viral music video and the song got stuck in your head for days? Well, now you can enjoy the song with his very special “Peeno Noir.” Actor Tituss Burgess, who plays Titus Andromedon on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt developed a Pinot Noir called “Pinot by Tituss” that can be enjoyed by all the fabulous Kings and Kweens. Although the wine doesn’t seem to be available for sale now, you can check out Titus’ Instagram for more information or new releases.
The Walking Dead Wine
The Walking Dead Wine | $18.99
Bring your wine game back to life, with these Walking Dead brews. Four wines—a Blood Red Blend, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Cabernet Sauvignon—help you join the world of the dead as you battle the walkers. Each wine sells for $18.99—the perfect price to liven up your night and become the life of the party.
Downton Abbey Wine
Tasting Room | $60 for three bottles
Are you looking for some evening wine for Lord and Lady Grantham? Then, enjoy a glass of Downton Abbey wine, which will take you on a journey to a time once forgotten. Relive the romance, excitement, and fascination of the show through these wines and drink to celebrate the iconic Downton Abbey. You can opt for a red wine Bordeaux or Bordeaux Blanc to take you back to the era of fascination.
Fifty Shades of Grey Wine
Total Wine | $13
We aim to please, Miss Steele, and this wine will certainly please your senses. If you’re looking for a wine to sip while flipping through the pages of Fifty Shades of Grey or while taking a delightful bubble bath, then this themed wine is for you. With hints of berry flavor, leather, vanilla, and spice the wine is sure to take you on an adventure of senses. You can pair it with cheese, chicken, and pasta, or drink it by itself to spice up your night.
Saturday Night Live Wine
Courtesy of NBC
Tasting Room | $18-20
Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night Live wine! These wines celebrate decades of comedy by highlighting some of the show’s best comedy sketches. There’s the Stefon Beaujolais from Burgundy, a Debbie Downer Australian Chardonnay, The Californians Monterey County Merlot, and a Saturday Night Live California Red Blend. The bottles are sold individually from $18-20 or as a full case for $189.
Tasting Room | $15–40
This six-bottle collection takes you on a journey through Claire and Jamie Fraser’s love story. Three wines, the Rosé called “Sassenach,” the Pinor Noir called “Mo Nighean Donn,” and the Viognier called “La Dame Blanche” all provide you with a taste of Claire. On the other hand, the red blends called “Red Jamie,” “Mac Dubh Pays d’Oc,” and “A. Malcolm Languedoc-la-clape” all celebrate Jamie. Try one wine on its own or opt for the 100mL kit to try them all.
Take an adventure with one of these pop culture-themed wines. Let us know which one you try!