Are you looking for your next series to binge on? We’ve seen a lot of TV in the previous year, and happily, our favorite streaming services have not let us down. So, you have alternatives.
There is plenty of excellent series to start watching this month, whether you enjoy drama, comedy, horror, or the peaceful quiet of British people creating cakes.
So, here’s how to combine wine with all of the most popular binge-worthy series right now. Therefore, before you look for engraved wine bottle gifts, let’s know the tips.
Zinfandel &the Queen’s Gambit
You do not even need to be a chess expert to enjoy this limited series. So, based on the novel of the same name, the Queen’s Gambit tells the riveting story of a young lady who takes the chess world by storm.
Pair this tense series with Zinfandel, robust red wine with jammy fruit aromas, and a dash of spice. Furthermore, this rich crimson complements Beth Harmon’s eye-catching 1960s lipstick.
Cava & Schitt’s Creek
We can all need a good chuckle right now, and this Canadian comedy does just that. Schitt’s Creek follows the Rose family trying to acclimate to their new life in a rural community.
So, enjoy this funny presentation buying a sparkling wine bottle, a sparkling wine prepared in the same way as Champagne. But at a fraction of the price.
Shiraz & Lovecraft Country
Lovecraft Country is a contemporary take on Lovecraftian horror with an exceptionally skilled ensemble. So, season one is set in the 1950s and chronicles the horrific journey of a young black man in pursuit of his missing father.
And there are the dark secrets of a tiny village he discovers along the road. So, pair this intriguing fantasy-horror film with Shiraz, dark red wine with rich plum aromas, and a whiff of campfire smoke.
Chardonnay & the Great British Baking Show
Are you looking for anything that will not keep you awake at night? So, the Great British Baking Program is arguably the most relaxing show on Netflix.
These brilliant home bakers will knead their way into your heart and may even encourage you to try your hand at sourdough bread. Pair this enticing series with Chardonnay.
Rioja & Grace and Frankie
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin appear as renowned performers in Grace and Frankie. So, when their spouses reveal their love for each other, Grace and Frankie move in together and this new chapter of their lives.
Rioja goes well with this lovely dramedy. This Spanish red wine, created from Tempranillo grapes, features cherry, dried fig, and cedar flavors. So, this bright crimson improves with age.
Vinho Verde & Cobra Kai
Are you ready for a throwback? So, Cobra Kai is a sequel to The Karate Kid flicks that will leave you in tears. This action-packed series will transport you back to the 1980s, with Ralph Macchio and Billy Zabka reprising their roles from the film.
Cobra Kai pairs well with a light glass of Vinho Verde. So, this white wine from Portugal features bright, fruity aromas of lemonade and pink grapefruit, as well as a hint of fizz.