TagBaseball movies

Rookie of the Year (French Rosé)

Our baseball series concludes with a 90s staple:  Rookie of the Year.  It’s a goofy little fantasy about a dweeby kid (Thomas Ian Nicholas) who jacks up his throwing arm, and ends up with a blazing fastball.  Naturally, the Chicago Cubs come...

Major League (Gewürztraminer)

It’s the fifth inning of our baseball series!  This week, we tackle an 80s raunch comedy:  Major League.  It has an all-star cast, including many actors at the beginning of long careers.  We’ll pair this minor classic with some...

The Sandlot (Müller-Thurgau)

It’s the third installment of our baseball series, and we’re dusting off a 90s classic:  The Sandlot.  This one has major nostalgia vibes for all of us, and for sheer fun factor, it holds up really well.  As for wine, we drink a...

Bull Durham (Vinho Verde)

We’re heading out the ballgame!  This week’s Cinemavino kicks off our six-week series of baseball movies.  Episode one is at the top of my all-time favorites:  Bull Durham.  It was a modest hit when it came out, but Ron Shelton’s...

Field of Screams (Baseball Movies)

This week we’re talking ’bout baseball.  Opening Day is coming fast, and that seems like as good a time as any to cover our favorite baseball movies.  And there’s tons of ’em.  For these shenanigans, we drink some tasty beer. Podcast: Play in new...