The-Boomers movie & wine night The-Boomers movie & wine night In an innovative section (we’d like to think!), we thought we coalesce two of our much-loved indulgences; Movie’s & Wine. Here our resident wine expert (having completed the Christie’s wine course- and still standing!) suggests a bottle to uncork whilst enjoying a few of the latest DVD releases. The movie: The Intern Robert DeNiro stars alongside Anne Hathaway in this delightful comedy. DeNiro plays 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker who after retiring discovers it’s not all it’s cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he secures the position of senior intern at an online fashion site. Crack open the red and enjoy. The red, from Chile Robert DeNiro’s New York restaurants boast some of the finest wines, so to complement the film I’d suggest this delicious Merlot.This wine comes from Alto Maipo close to the Andes Mountains where the oscillations in daily temperature make ideal conditions to grow Merlot. The wine is matured in contact with French oak adding complexity to the dense fruit. Taste Intense aromas of plum, raspberry and blackberry with notes of spice and cedar. The palate is powerfully fruity matched with a good dose of acidity and fine tannins. The movie: The Lady in the Van Splendid 2015 British comedy/drama, directed by Nicholas Hytner, written by Alan Bennett. Dame Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings star in the true story of Mary Shepherd, an elderly woman who lived in a conked out old van on Bennett’s driveway in London for 15 years. The white, from New Zealand The highly rated and good value Mud House Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Marlborough New Zealand. ‘This is something of a benchmark Kiwi sauvignon with lively, fresh fruit to the fore, including grapefruit, lemons and pears. It’s crisp, dry and goes well with food’. Sunday Express – Jamie Goode – 21st June 2015 Taste Pale straw yellow, with heady aromas of fresh grapefruit, guava and hints of nettles. Crisp, concentrated and vibrant on the palate, combining citrus and tropical fruit with green vegetal undertones. Wine choices available from Majestic THE SMALL PRINT We hope you are enjoying the site, please note The –Boomers site has been prepared solely for information purposes. Users are advised to seek independent financial advice or in the case of health related content –consult your GP or medical professional. All information, opinions expressed on the The-Boomers are current as of the date of publication, but may become out of date over time. No liability and/or guarantee of performance is accepted or offered. The opinions expressed in The-Boomers do not constitute investment advice or health advice or any other form of advice; independent advice should be sought where appropriate. Articles are supplied strictly without accepting any liability, responsibility or duty of care for their services, content, or links to other subsequent related or unrelated material. The Site contains general information only and does not take into account the individual health issues /objectives or the individual financial situation/objectives or needs of a person or persons. Please see our Terms & Conditions for further information.