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No, no, just because it has the word “wine” in its title, “The Days Of Wine And Roses” could not be categorized as a song about the joys of wine. Hardly.

Starring Jack Lemmon and Lee Remick, The Days Of Wine And Roses was a movie about a once-happily married couple succumbing to alcoholism.

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Another song, supposedly about wine, is Spill The Wine by Eric Burden and War- a joyous, raucous track with its repetitious chorus of “Spill the wine/And take that pearl”- reference to taking heroin- whereas KD Lang’s Patsy Cline And A Bottle Of Wine has a certain lovely loneliness to it.

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A Bottle Of Wine And Cline – K.D. Lang

Rock music and wine have come together with songs on the nectar of the gods recorded by Cream ( Sweet Wine), Tommy Bolin (Sweet Burgundy), Eric Clapton (Bottle Of Red Wine), The Who (Old Red Wine), Def Leppard (Me And My Wine), Third Eye Blind (God Of Wine) and The Rolling Stones with their Blood Red Wine.

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Of course, possibly the most popular song about wine is Neil Diamond’s composition Red Red Wine, a hit for UB40, Bob Marley and Chrissie Hynde.

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But just as there are, today, so many different wines and with each having its own likes and dislikes, so it is with songs about wines.

Apart from the artists named above, everyone from Bing Crosby, Cold Chisel, Emmylou Harris and Elton John to LeAnne Rhymes, Blood Sweat and Tears, The Weaves, Paul Anka, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Lang and Screaming Jay Hawkins have done their part to promote wine through wine.

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If you have a favorite wine song, let us know.

Keep this thread flowing. And don’t ever Spill That Wine.