Wines and Films: A Perfect Pairing with Traynor Vineyard Selections

Wines and Films: A Perfect Pairing with Traynor Vineyard Selections

  • Rebecca Traynor

1. Traynor Sauvignon Blanc

About the Wine: A wine that captures summer in a bottle, Traynor Sauvignon Blanc is renowned for its bright acidity and citrusy notes. Layers of tropical fruits such as passion fruit and guava intermingle with a subtle grassiness, making it a refreshing choice for any occasion.

Paired Movie: The Great Gatsby
The crisp and vibrant notes of the Traynor Sauvignon Blanc match perfectly with the sparkling world of Jay Gatsby and his lavish parties. The wine's citrusy undertones play well with the movie's jazz age backdrop.

Snack Idea: Goat cheese and rosemary crackers. The freshness of the goat cheese enhances the wine's acidity, making it a delightful treat.

2. Traynor Pinot Gris

About the Wine: Elegant and graceful, the Traynor Pinot Gris showcases a bouquet of pear, green apple, and a whisper of honeysuckle. Its balanced acidity and slight minerality make it a versatile and approachable wine.

Paired Movie: Under the Tuscan Sun
This light-bodied wine, with its hints of pear and green apple, complements the picturesque Tuscan landscapes and the movie's soul-searching theme.

Snack Idea: Bruschetta with fresh tomatoes, basil, and a drizzle of olive oil. This snack complements the wine's fruitiness and transports you straight to Tuscany!

3. Traynor Cabernet Franc

About the Wine: This Cabernet Franc has a rich aroma of Black Cherry, Fig, Clove, and Chocolate, with a hint of Anise and Peppercorn. On the palate, it is soft, rich, and slightly warm with a bouquet garni and black cherry finish. The wine is well balanced with a moderate acidity and a subtle sweetness that makes it perfect for sipping on a warm summer day or any occasion.

Paired Movie: Casablanca
This complex red wine, with layers of dark fruits and a touch of spice, is as deep and intriguing as the love story between Rick and Ilsa. Each sip feels like a step back in time, in the mysterious world of Casablanca.

Snack Idea: Dark chocolate truffles with a hint of chili. The spicy kick will enhance the depth of the wine and take your taste buds on an adventure.

4. Traynor + Grape Crush Collab: White One

About the Wine: White One is a testament to the beauty of balance. With notes of green apple, ripe peach, and a touch of vanilla from oak aging, it's a harmonious blend of fruitiness and creaminess. A hint of minerality gives it a unique edge, making it a favorite among white wine aficionados.

Paired Movie: Julie & Julia
A medium-bodied wine with notes of green apple and hints of vanilla, the Traynor White One pairs effortlessly with this delightful movie about the world of cooking and the pursuit of passion.

Snack Idea: Mini chicken vol-au-vents. The buttery puff pastry and savory filling marry well with the creamy texture of the wine.

5. Traynor Rosé Pet-Nat

About the Wine: A natural sparkling wine, the Traynor Pet-Nat is both rustic and refined. Made using the ancestral method, it bursts with fresh fruit flavors, complemented by a lively effervescence. It's a celebration in every sip, embodying spontaneity and joy.

Paired Movie: La La Land
The effervescent character of this sparkling wine is as dreamy and bubbly as the romance between Mia and Sebastian. Every sip feels like dancing under the LA skyline.

Snack Idea: Strawberry and brie crostinis. The sweetness of the strawberries and creaminess of the brie accentuate the wine's playful notes.

Pairing wines with movies adds another layer of enjoyment to your cinematic experience. With Traynor Vineyard selections, you get a taste of premium wines that not only elevate your movie-watching but also tell a story of their own. Here's to delightful sips and cinematic trips! 

(Note: Always drink responsibly and ensure you're of legal drinking age in your region. Traynor Vineyard's offerings may vary.)