Nerd Food: The 2019 Metropolis Collectibles Wine

Nerd Food: The 2019 Metropolis Collectibles Wine

  You know it's officially the holidays when Metropolis Collectibles sends you wine. Every year I sit and patiently wait for Santa Vince to deliver a bottle of their limited edition run. Rumor has it that they only send these to their best customers too — I'll go ahead and assume we're all their best […]

Review: Star Trek United Federation Of Planets Old Vine Zinfandel

Back in July, Wines That Rock revealed a pair of limited edition wines from Star Trek, both being released ahead of Picard. As a long-time Trek fan with a bunch of collectibles and unique items around my home, I instantly thought to myself "I've never had future wine." As weird as it sounds, that was […]

CBS Announces Two "Star Trek: Picard" Themed Wines

As part of the upcoming release of their next series Star Trek: Picard, CBS will be releasing two new specialty wines in the theme of the series. CBS Consumer Products have licensed the first of two new wines with Wines That Rock which will be released in conjunction with the show. They are a 2016 […]

HBO Sent Us a 'Game of Thrones' Gift Set Fit for a [Targaryen] Queen

We're still in a bit of shock here, so bare with us as we babble about the absolutely INCREDIBLE Game of Thrones gift set fit for a Targaryen Queen that HBO sent us. Seriously though- This is such an incredible box of goodies for someone who loves [originally accidentally typed that as "lives", which is still entirely […]

Arrow Star Stephen Amell And ROH Wrestler Cody Rhodes Team Up… To Make Wine?!

Mayweather vs McGregor may be the interpromotional venture everyone is talking about this morning, but another team-up arguably just as important also took place this weekend. Ring of Honor pro wrestler Cody Rhodes and Arrow star Stephen Amell have teamed up to make pro-wrestling themed wines for Amell's Nocking Point Wine Club. Of course, this […]

Booze Geek Lunches With Iconic Wines

By Dylan Gonzalez A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of sitting down for lunch with Birk O'Halloran, one of the co-owners of Iconic Wines. Over beers and food, O'Halloran regaled me with his history of getting into the wine business before we shifted into discussions ranging from beer culture to comic books. I […]

The Drops Of God Takes Their Final Sips, Swirls Them Around, And Spits

Last week Kodansha's Morning magazine began its serialization on wine-based manga, The Drops Of God's final storyline, by creators Tadashi Agi and Shū Okimoto. The first chapter?  Focusing on wine that pairs well with salt-fermented squid, part of the final storyline about wine's relationship to food. The comic book has done well to boost the […]

Kapow 2012: Kieron Gillen And The £10.70 Glass Of Wine

Kieron wanted me to call this article "A Little Whine". I didn't. Anyway, here is the writer of Uncanny X-Men, Kieron Gillen, who has just bought a glass of red wine at the Hilton hotel bar, next door to Kapow, and he is trying to get anyone who will listen to guess how much his […]

Fear Itself #4 And The Demon In A Bottle (SPOILERS)

It's one of the classic Iron Man stories of all time. Demon In A Bottle, the moment when Iron Man, Tony Stark was brought down by his drinking to the ultimate low, and then rebuilt his life as an admitted alcoholic and teetotaller. A nine part story, published 1979 by David Michelinie, Bob Layton, John […]