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10 Great Wine Moments from the Movies

I was thinking about putting together a list of the 10 best wine movies ever. But just about anybody could do that, especially considering there have been only a couple dozen films that actually were about wine. So I decided

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A Decade After ‘Sideways,’ Merlot Survives and Thrives

“If anyone orders Merlot, I’m leaving. I am not drinking any (bleeping) Merlot!” When movie-goers heard Paul Giamatti’s Miles make that proclamation in the movie “Sideways,” and in another scene heard him wax poetic about Pinot Noir, it changed the

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Taste (Bleepin’) Merlot on the 10th Anniversary of ‘Sideways’

Hard to believe, but it has been 10 years since the movie Sideways turned the wine industry on its ear, briefly derailing sales of Merlot and provoking widespread planting of Pinot Noir vines. As fans of the movie will recall,

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