Tag Archive 'sideways'

May 01 2009

You Had Me at Pinot

by Brett Ashley McKenzie Maya: You know, can I ask you a personal question, Miles? Miles Raymond: Sure. Maya: Why are you so in to Pinot? I mean, it’s like a thing with you. Miles Raymond: Uh, I don’t know. Um, it’s a hard grape to grow, as you know. Right? It’s uh, it’s thin-skinned, […]

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Mar 02 2009

Merlot Even Miles Wouldn’t Malign

By Brett Ashley McKenzie Jack: If they want to drink Merlot, we’re drinking Merlot. Miles: No, if anyone orders Merlot, I’m leaving. Ah, Miles. The visceral hatred of Merlot espoused by the neurotic protagonist in “Sideways” effectively poisoned the public against the medium-bodied red wine, without the film giving a concrete explanation as to why. […]

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