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The Perfect Wine Pairing For Your Favorite Oscar Nominated Movie

Fri, February 24, 2012 8:15pm EDT by Add first Comment

Which pairing do you think deserves it’s own Academy Award?

Think you are going to be thirsty while watching the Academy Awards? Try these wine pairings that have been alligned with each Oscar-nominated film. Find out why these wines are the perfect match for these films.

Oscar movies and wine pairings:

  • The Help: 2012 Landmark Overlook Chardonnay ($25) — This wine goes down easy and is a nice comfort while watching such an emotional flick. You can taste a subtle oak flavor with each sip.
  • Moneyball: 2009 Sawbuck Malbec ($10) — This is a price-friendly wine. If you are on a budget like Brad Pitt in this role, then pitch in for this rich-in-flavor red, hot hit. It’s a guaranteed home run.
  • Hugo: 2009 Lasseter Chemin De Fer ($40) — Enjoy a wine that explores the beauty of France while watching a movie which celebrates the country!
  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close: 2009 Casa Silva Carmenere Reserva ($12) — You’ll experience flavors you could never imagine in this intriguing and unique selection, much as this movie’s protagonist Channel Oskar has a love of discovery.
  • The Tree of Life: 2009 Justin Isosceles ($62) — The Bordeaux blend boasts a bold flavor for a bold movie. The Tree Of Life moves along almost ethereally, just like this wine.
  • The Descendants: 2010 Landmark Grand Detour Pinot Noir ($40) — The flavors found in this Pinot — from wild strawberry and plum to ginseng and blood orange — bring to mind images of George Clooney‘s Hawaiian life. Splurge a little and pretend you’re drinking it on the Big Island.
Tell us what you think if you try any of our suggestions.