Hey there, movie buffs and wine enthusiasts! Today, let's talk about a perfect trio that will tantalize your taste buds and tug at your heartstrings. We're diving into the timeless classic film "The Notebook", pairing it with a bubbly Gewürztraminer, and adding a zesty twist with some delicious mango salsa. Trust me, this combination is a match made in heaven!

First up, let's gush over "The Notebook". This romantic drama, based on Nicholas Sparks' novel, takes us on a rollercoaster ride of love, passion, and heartache. Set against the backdrop of a picturesque coastal town, the film follows the epic love story of Noah and Allie, played by Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams. Their chemistry is electric, their love story unforgettable, and their journey will leave you reaching for the tissues. It's a movie that captures the essence of true love and the power of soul connections, making it a must-watch for any hopeless romantic.

Now, onto our wine companion - Gewürztraminer. This aromatic white wine is known for its vibrant flavors and floral aromas. With hints of lychee, rose petals, and spice, Gewürztraminer is like a bouquet of flavors dancing on your palate. Its slight sweetness balances perfectly with the acidity, creating a refreshing and delightful sip with every glass. The effervescence of a bubbly Gewürztraminer adds an extra layer of elegance and excitement to the movie experience, enhancing those tender moments and making every scene sparkle.

And let's not forget about our delectable mango salsa. Bursting with tropical flavors and a hint of heat, mango salsa is the perfect companion to our Gewürztraminer. The juicy sweetness of ripe mangoes complements the wine's floral notes, while the tangy lime and spicy jalapenos add a playful kick to the palate. Together, they create a harmonious symphony of flavors that will leave you craving more.

So, there you have it - "The Notebook", Gewürztraminer, and mango salsa - a trio that promises to elevate your movie night to new heights. Grab a bottle of Gewürztraminer, whip up some mango salsa, and settle in for a cinematic experience that will sweep you off your feet and leave you dreaming of love that lasts a lifetime.

Cheers to good movies, great wine, and even better company!


Where to buy the wine:


Where to watch:

With subscriptions- Hulu, Max, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube TV


Where to get the food:
  • If you want to take the easy route, most grocery stores carry pre-made
  • If you want to make it from scratch, here's a great recipe from Lauren's Latest
  • 2 whole ripe mangos peeled and diced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper diced
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 1/2 jalapeno finely diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1-2 limes juiced, about 1 tablespoon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • In a large bowl, stir all ingredients together until combined. Taste and adjust seasonings to your liking. Refrigerate until ready to use.