If it weren’t for food, pairing music with wine would be the ultimate matchmaking game. Much like a good meal, music is all about the intangibles: Your mood, the setting, and the people you’re with. It’s that moment with those influences all coinciding at once that make up the experience.
Some nights require a little rock. On other evenings, experimental jazz is what you’re craving. Tomorrow could be hip-hop or Pink Floyd. You just don’t know.
Whatever you might be pining for, we’ve gathered up all of the artists who were so inspired with the vino that they named songs after it, one way or another. Because in a perfect world, to quote The National: “All of the wine is all for me.”
Most often, I listen to a variety of music that I enjoy, and that happens to be wine related. Here are some suggestions in a number of different genres. Perhaps you’d like to add some suggestions via the comments section at the bottom of the blog. We’d love to have your ideas!
“All That Wine Is Gone” – Leon Daniels and El Venos
from the album Nothing Takes the Place of You
“Bottle of Red Wine” – Eric Clapton
from the album Eric Clapton
“Lilac Wine” – Nina Simone
from the album Wild is the Wind
“Summer Wine” – Ville Valo and Natalia Avelon
from soundtrack of Das Wilde Leben
“Blue Champagne” – Teri Thornton
from the album Devil May Care
“Two More Bottles of Wine” – Emmylou Harris
from the album A Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town
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