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When couples think of drinking wine, they sometimes imagine dressing formally while attending social gatherings or dining at fancy restaurants together while spending a lot of money. But drinking wine does not always mean breaking the bank, as there are a lot of quality blends that you can enjoy without spending too much money, some of which can be found on Boozy’s vast selection of alcoholic drinks.
Drinking wine is also not only for formal events, you can also both enjoy a glass right in the comforts of their own home while enjoying a movie. So here are some recent films and series released on Netflix that you can watch and the wines from Boozy that you can pair them with on your next movie marathon:
1. Anna de Codorniu Brut 750ml - The Kissing Booth 3
The Anna de Codorniu Brut is a cava or Spanish sparkling wine that is defined by purity, liveliness, and femininity. This wine combines Chardonnay and classic grapes, resulting in a sparkling and fresh cava with floral and fruity aromas such as pineapple, citrus, grapefruit, and lime. On the palate, this drink is soft with elegant citrus notes and is well-balanced and refreshing, making it an ideal aperitif with different kinds of food such as shellfish, white fish, sushi, and sashimi.
A film that can also be similarly described as the Anna de Codorniu Brut is The Kissing Booth 3, the final installment in The Kissing Booth film series and once again stars Joey King, Joel Courtney, and Jacob Elordi. In this movie, Elle (played by King) is in her final summer before she goes to college and sets out to complete her bucket list as well as what comes next with Noah (portrayed by Elordi) and his younger brother Lee (played by Courtney). A warm and lighthearted teen romantic comedy is guaranteed to go well together with a floral, fruity, and well-balanced cava like the Anna de Codorniu Brut.
2. Barokes Bundle of 4 - Shaman King
When drinking wine, we always imagine it to be poured from a bottle and into a glass, but Barokes make it easier for drinkers to get their wine by having them in cans. This allows drinkers to bring their wine when they go outdoors or while they are enjoying outdoor activities. But the Barokes, which comes in a bundle of four, can also be enjoyed the comforts of one’s home. Purchasing a bundle of four gives you different wine flavors to enjoy: Moscato, cabernet shiraz, chardonnay Semillon (bubbly wine), and chardonnay Semillon (wine).
Similarly, anime series also gives viewers a mix of different genres like action, fantasy, romance, comedy, and drama. And one of the most highly anticipated anime series that was recently made available on Netflix is Shaman King, which is a remake of a series that aired from 2001 to 2002. This anime follows the story of Yoh Asakura, a boy who can see ghosts and aspires to be a Shaman King through a tournament that happens once every 500 years. Like many anime shows, Shaman King isn’t solely focused on the action, but also combines different genres and themes, making it the perfect show to pair with the Barokes bundle.
3. Jacob's Creek Shiraz Cabernet 750ml - Serendipity
The Jacob’s Creek Shiraz Cabernet has been described as a classic wine from Australia - a medium-bodied wine that combines the soft, rounded Shiraz with the elegant Cabernet Sauvignon. With aromas of blackberry, red fruits, dried leaf, and herbs as well as flavors of dark blue fruits and dried cranberry it is food-friendly, accessible, and most importantly, affordable wine for your next movie marathon.
The film Serendipity can also be described as having elegance and is accessible for a lot of audiences, especially if they are fans of romantic comedies. John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale star as Jonathan and Sara, two strangers who meet by chance in New York City who decide to let fate bring them together years later. Serendipity has become one of the most memorable romantic comedies of the 2000s and watching it with a medium-rounded and elegant win like the Jacob’s Creek Shiraz Cabernet is a great way to spend your next movie night.
4. Hardys VR Shiraz 1L - Beckett
The Hardys VR Shiraz is an intense, dry, and full-bodied wine with a deep ruby and bright crimson color. It has the aromas of ripe raspberries and cherries with overtones of vanilla and spice and contains the intense flavors of raspberries and blackberries with an influence of vanilla and oak. This blend can be paired with tomato-based pasta dishes as well as beef stews or roast or grilled lamb, and is a relatively affordable wine.
The 2021 film Beckett is likewise full of intensity, as it provides thrilling action for more of its 108-minute runtime. The film, which stars John David Washington, is about a man named Beckett, an American tourist in Greece who has to reach the US Embassy in Athens as his life is put in danger after being the target of a manhunt. A film with edge-of-your-seat action is a good match for an intense wine like the Hardys VR Shiraz.
5. Casa Silva Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml - Gemini Man
The Casa Silva Cabernet Sauvignon is a wine with a round structure and nice balance and is oftentimes paired with meats like t-bone steaks and pork tenderloins. On the nose, it has intense notes of strawberries, cherries, blackberries, cassis, and spiced black pepper and on the palate, it is fresh with excellent acidity.
A wine like the Casa Silva Cabernet Sauvignon that contains different flavors can be paired with a film that also blends different genres in the 2019 film Gemini Man. The film, which stars Will Smith, is about a retiring hitman who is on the run from the government and is targeted by a younger clone version of him. The movie, which was directed by Ang Lee, blends action, thriller, science fiction, and drama, and is best enjoyed with a wine that also blends different flavors like the Casa Silva Cabernet Sauvignon
6. Barefoot Red Moscato 750ml - Mechanic: Resurrection
The Barefoot Red Moscato has been called one of the best red Moscatos around and offers a vibrant and colorful twist on traditional wine. Aside from offering a sweet medley of juicy red cherries and raspberries with floral aromas, it is also a wine that is relatively affordable and can be enjoyed on your next movie night.
A thrilling film that can be watched while having this wine is the 2016 film Mechanics Resurrection, which is a remake of a 1972 film and like this wine, also offers a twist and differs from the original. The movie is also a sequel to the 2011 film The Mechanic, with Jason Statham returning as Arthur Bishop, a retired hitman who is forced to accomplish a series of assassination missions after Gina Thornton (played by Jessica Alba), a woman that he loves, is kidnapped. A vibrant wine like the Barefoot Red Moscato will certainly mix well while enjoying an exciting film such as Mechanic: Resurrection.
7. Codorniu NV Brut D.O. Cava 750ml - The Intern
With a fresh, fruity, and delicate aroma, the Codorníu Clásico Brut is a faithful reflection of the traditional cava, or a Spanish sparkling wine, made from different grape varieties from the region. With a pale yellow color, this wine has the typical fruity aromas of the Macabeo, Xarel-lo, and Parellada that are traditionally used to make cava while also being pleasant, fresh, and balanced on the palate.
Similarly, a film that will leave you with pleasant feelings after watching it is the 2015 film The Intern. Starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway, the movie centers on the story of Ben, an old widower who becomes a senior intern at a fashion website, where he forms an unlikely friendship with Jules, the website’s workaholic CEO. It is a funny and poignant film that is guaranteed to make viewers feel better after watching it, in the same way, that drinking the Codorníu Clásico Brut will give its drinkers a refreshed and pleasant feeling.
Whether you are looking for red wine or sparkling wine, there are plenty of affordable ones that you can choose from Boozy’s wide selection of drinks. And before you take a sip from your next glass of wine, you and your partner can choose a film from Netflix’s vast catalog that you can pair it with on your next movie marathon.