January 9, 2024
Hey, movie buffs and wine enthusiasts! Today, let's dive into the delightful world of "Bridget Jones's Diary," a classic rom-com that never fails to bring laughter and warmth. Now, imagine pairing this cinematic gem with a glass of Americana Vineyards Pinot Gris and a heavenly homemade baked brie topped with apricot jam. It's a combo that's sure to elevate your cozy night in.
Bridget Jones's Diary: A Quirky Journey of Love and Laughter
This beloved film follows the endearing Bridget Jones as she navigates the ups and downs of love, career, and self-discovery in her charmingly chaotic way. Renée Zellweger's portrayal of Bridget brings a perfect blend of humor and heart to the screen, making it a go-to choice for a feel-good movie night.
Pairing with Americana Vineyards Pinot Gris:
Now, let's talk wine. The crisp and refreshing notes of Americana Vineyards Pinot Gris provide a perfect harmony to Bridget's quirky adventures. The wine's fruity undertones and vibrant character mirror the film's lively spirit, making sipping it an experience as enjoyable as the movie itself.
Homemade Baked Brie with Apricot Jam: A Culinary Delight
To complement the movie and wine, let's add a touch of indulgence with a homemade baked brie topped with apricot jam. The creamy brie warmed to gooey perfection pairs exquisitely with the fruity sweetness of apricot jam. Spread this luscious goodness on crackers or slices of baguette, and you have a snack fit for Bridget's own cozy movie nights.
Setting the Scene for Your Movie Night:
Imagine it: Bridget's on the screen, Americana Vineyards Pinot Gris in hand, and a delectable baked brie awaiting your taste buds. Whether you're flying solo or sharing the moment with friends, this pairing promises a night of cinematic joy and culinary delight.
So, what are you waiting for? Grab your favorite blanket, queue up "Bridget Jones's Diary," pour a glass of Americana Vineyards Pinot Gris, and indulge in the decadence of homemade baked brie. Here's to cozy nights, great films, and unforgettable flavor combinations!
Where to buy the wine:
- Americana Vineyards tasting room, 4367 E. Covert Rd. Interlaken, NY 14847
- Phone: 607-387-6801
How to make the Baked Brie:
- 1 wheel of Brie cheese
- 2 tablespoons apricot jam
- 1/4 cup sliced almonds
- Crackers or baguette slices for serving
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Place the Brie wheel on a baking dish or parchment-lined baking sheet.
- Spread the apricot jam over the top of the Brie.
- Sprinkle the sliced almonds on top.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes, or until the Brie is soft and gooey.
- Serve with crackers or sliced baguette.
Where to watch Bridget Jone's Diary:
Showtime (with subscription), Hulu, Paramount+, Amazon Prime Video all with premium subscriptions