Vintage Screenings combine fantastic films with themed wine tastings in Averys Wine Merchants’ wine cellars. Step into this historic space beneath Park Street for a glass of arrival bubbly, bread and cheese, then take your seats and enjoy a film accompanied by a mouth-watering selection of wines picked by Averys resident experts.
This 4th July, we’re screening the Gene Kelly-Leslie Caron musical comedy An American In Paris. Averys’ team will be selecting French and American wines to accompany this Gershwin-scored classic.
We are delighted to be working with the incredible FLOWERS & THORN, a Bristol-based independent chocolatier. Pre-order a beautiful box of their handmade Rose and Dark Chocolate Hearts below – each box contains 4 artisan hearts, made with 70% dark Ecuadorian chocolate and a touch of Persian rose essence.
Former GI and Second World War veteran Jerry Mulligan decides to settle in Paris in order to pursue his dream career as a painter. As his paintings attract the attention of a wealthy heiress, Jerry finds himself falling for a beautiful local – who happens to be engaged already…
MORE INFORMATION ON THE WINES FOR THIS SCREENING WILL BE RELEASED SOON
THEY SAY: “Metro [Goldwyn Meyer] has another box office winner in An American in Paris. The film is one of the most imaginative musical confections turned out by Hollywood in years […] A masterpiece of design, lighting, costumes and colour photography” – Variety, 1951
WE SAY: The dancing is entrancing, and Gershwin’s score’s sublime – this Oscar-winning musical has stood the test of time!
Find out what you can expect in the trailer below: