Hallmark Channel Rolls Out Holiday-Themed Wines to Pair With Its Christmas Movies

by Jeremy Spirogis
wine glasses with red wine

It’s Christmas in July over on the Hallmark Channel. The feel-good community is airing a few of its most-loved vacation motion pictures by way of the remainder of the month, together with favorites like Christmas in Rome, Christmas on the Plaza, and Pride, Prejudice, and Mistletoe. And quickly, you’ll be capable of curl up and luxuriate in these Christmas flicks with a glass of Hallmark-branded wine. 

Hallmark’s Christmas wines are coming quickly

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Hallmark Channel will launch two new wines (produced with collaboration with way of life wine firm Wines That Rock) later in 2020. “Jingle” is a full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon from 2018 with aromas of darkish chocolate, cherry, and vacation spice. “Joy” is a crisp 2019 Sauvignon Blanc with notes of tropical fruits, white peach, and ripe pineapple.  

The wines value $14 a bottle and will likely be offered in packs of two, 4, or 6, in addition to by the case. You can are preorder the wines now at HallmarkChannelWines.com. The bottles will likely be shipped in October — simply in time for the vacation season and the community’s annual Countdown to Christmas. 

“Over the last 10 years, ’Countdown to Christmas’ has evolved into something more than a collection of holiday movies, it has become a seasonal lifestyle experience,” Danielle Mullin, Crown Media Family Networks’ SVP for advertising and marketing, mentioned in an announcement. The assortment’s two unique varietals are the “perfect accompaniment” to the channel’s motion pictures or a gathering of family and friends, she added. 

A restricted variety of wines will likely be accessible for the vacation season. The community recommends ordering now earlier than they’re all gone. 

Hallmark Channel followers have their wineglasses prepared 

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Red wine glasses | Steve Lupton/Corbis through Getty Images

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Devoted Hallmark Channel followers have been thrilled to listen to the community was branching out into the wine business. 

“Y’all are speaking my language,” one commented on an Instagram post saying the information. 

“Just when you think Hallmark can’t get any better, it does!!!! Yay!!!” one other commented. 

Several individuals mentioned they’d already positioned orders for themselves and their associates. Even Hallmark Channel stars are making room of their wine fridges. 

“Yay!!!!! I CANNOT WAIT TO TRY THESE. CONGRATULATIONS,” wrote Cindy Busby, who has appeared in Hallmark motion pictures similar to Unleashing Mr. Darcy and the upcoming Romance within the Air (airing August 1 at 9/8c on Hallmark).

“So if someone is in one of the Christmas movies can they have a bottle?? Asking for a friend,” commented Hallmark Channel common Lacey Chabert. 

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Candace Cameron Bure and Beth Broderick in Christmas Town | ©2019 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: David Dolsen

Hallmark hasn’t introduced a begin date for its Countdown to Christmas occasion, however it usually kicks off in late October. In 2019, 40 new unique vacation motion pictures aired on Hallmark Channel and its sister community, Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. 

Earlier this 12 months, the community halted manufacturing on its reveals and movies because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It’s not clear if that work stoppage will have an effect on this 12 months’s Christmas film lineup. But in an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Candace Cameron Bure revealed she was headed to Canada to renew work on the Aurora Teagarden Mysteries sequence. After filming on that wraps, she’ll be attending to work at her ninth Hallmark Christmas film. 

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