Hello, fellow movie and wine enthusiasts! Today, we're diving into the magical world of "The Princess Bride" while indulging in a delectable treat and a delicious wine pairing that will make your movie night truly unforgettable.

"The Princess Bride" holds a special place in the hearts of many, with its timeless tale of true love, adventure, and whimsical characters. Whether you're a longtime fan or discovering this beloved classic for the first time, it's a movie that never fails to enchant and delight.

Now, let's talk about the perfect accompaniments to elevate your "Princess Bride" viewing experience. Picture yourself snuggled up on the couch with a cozy blanket, a plate of Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Cookies at your side, and a glass of Ithaca Red from Six Mile Creek in hand.

These Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Cookies are the epitome of sweet and salty goodness, combining the rich flavors of chocolate, the crunch of pretzels, and the nuttiness of peanuts into one irresistible treat. They're easy to make and even easier to devour, making them the ideal movie night snack.

But what truly takes this movie night to the next level is pairing it with a glass of Ithaca Red from Six Mile Creek. This dry red wine boasts a bouquet bursting with raspberry and strawberry jam aromas, tantalizing your senses from the very first sip. As you indulge in the Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Cookies, the wine's spicy finish complements the sweetness of the cookies, creating a harmonious balance of flavors that will leave you craving more.

So, why not treat yourself to an enchanting movie night experience with "The Princess Bride," Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Cookies, and a bottle of Ithaca Red from Six Mile Creek? It's the perfect combination of cinematic magic, delectable treats, and exquisite wine that will make your evening truly unforgettable. Cheers to true love, adventure, and delicious indulgences!


Fun fact: Six Mile Creek hosts weddings, and they once officiated a wedding for a former employee reciting the whole "mawridge" speech in character from the movie, which only adds even more magic to this perfect pairing


Where to buy this wine:


Where to watch the movie:

With a subscription from Disney+


How to make the snack:

Using this simple recipe from Lord Byron's Kitchen-

  • 3 cups mini pretzel sticks
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil (optional)
  • In a large sauce pot, melt the chocolate and coconut oil over low heat, stirring frequently until very smooth.

  • Remove from heat. Stir in the pretzels and peanuts.

  • Using a two-tablespoon cookie scoop, drop mounds of the cookie mixture onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper.

  • Top each cookie with a sprinkling of chopped peanuts. (Optional)

  • Set aside. Allow chocolate to set at room temperature for 2-3 hours.

  • Once completely cooled and set, store in food-safe container or package in cellophane bags for giving.