James Bond

James Bond Switches to Heineken?

News article taken from the National Post  We see product placement everywhere. A trip to the movies has become a trip to a subliminal shopping mall, where the underlying takeaway message is: buy this. But what happens when film fans don’t like what the product placers are selling? What happens when they start messing around with something important? What happens when they turn James Bond, a suave, martini-drinking British secret agent, into a beer-drinker? That…

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Bollinger La Grande Annee 1999, Champagne, France.

  Grape 63% Pinot Noir, 37% Chardonnay   Facts I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: you (we) don’t drink Champagne often enough! With that being stated from the get-go, I should probably point-out that what we’re dealing with right here isn’t exactly a once-a-week kind of bottle! I’ve been saving this bottle of Bollinger La Grande Annee for a special occasion, and that occasion was last Friday. So what was the occasion?…

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James Bond and Champagne – Best Not Shaken or Stirred.

James Bond, Ian Fleming’s fictional spy character, is portrayed as a frequent drinker of Champagne. A count reveals thirty-five occasions in which the character was portrayed drinking champagne in Bond films. The favorite Champagne of Mr Bond? That would be Bollinger.   List of Bollinger Champagnes used in James Bond movies: Live and Let Die: Bollinger (year unknown) Moonraker: Bollinger RD ’69 View to a Kill: Bollinger ’75 License to Kill: Bollinger RD ’75 The…

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