There is much talk during the fall about wines for Thanksgiving and of course the end of the year holidays like Christmas; why then is there no talk of Halloween wines? Halloween has evolved into a holiday embraced by adults in recent decades (probably as a result of backlash from more wholesome holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas-possibly as a result of the contemporary adult tendencies in society to try on different identities and/or role play). In any event, we just got a great 09 Malbec from the Alamos vineyard which conjures up all the dark, melancholy sexuality of a great vampire film. There are a lot of great, underrated vampire films that this would pair well with; our pick? The 1994 film Nadja which re-imagined Dracula as the patriarch of a dysfunctional family whose daughter, Nadja, was a Euro-hipster making her way through lower Manhattan...
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- I (Mark) have written for The Christian Science Monitor, Clear Magazine, Picture Magazine, Film Score Monthly, Dan's Papers, Rue Morgue, In Flight USA and a lot more publications that I can't remember.... My wife Lynn was a model with the Ford Agency and her photography has been featured in most of the publications I have written for...