Wine in Music

Disappeared down a Wikipedia rabbit hole the other day and discovered Al Stewart's Down in the Cellar:

In 2000, Stewart released Down in the Cellar, a concept album themed on wine. Stewart had begun a love affair with wine in the 1970s when, he admitted, he had more money than he knew how to spend, and so turned to fine wines.

Apparently featuring such unforgettable numbers as "Waiting for Margaux" and "The Shiraz Shuffle".

It got me thinking - if anyone could put together a vinous playlist, it would be the members of this forum. What wine-themed songs can you think of? What are your favourite vinous references in music?
 
Python Lee Jackson feat. Rod Stewart - In a Broken Dream:

Every day I spend my time
Drinking wine, feeling fine


Tremendous soft spot for this song, partially dampened by its use in "Breaking The Waves".
 
YES! The Captain. How could I forget?!

Meanwhile, I feel sure that there's at least one wine reference in the Half Man Half Biscuit oeuvre, just need to remember it.
 
Got it - from "Fix It So She Dreams of Me":

The wine has coiled its way around my understanding
And I’m deaf to your libertarian jeers
They should just brick Jim Beglin up with the Gok Wan acolytes
Brick him up
 
'Let me touch you for a while', Alison Krauss.
I'm gonna ruin my black mascara.
You're drinkin whiskey when it should be wine.
You keep a-lookin' into that mirror.
But to me you're lookin' really fine.
 
Have to say that even as an avowed HMHB fan, I'd forgotten that.

Don Giovanni must contain the only praise of Marzemino, which The Don drinks at the dinner before his soon.
 
Brick him up indeed. There's always an HMHB ref: the one I thought of was RSVP where the hoped-for-groom, actual-caterer laces not only the punch (antifreeze) but also the sparkler:

And in a gesture which said: “I’m fast fading
Could somebody dial 999?”
He valiantly toasted my capers
With a glass of what he thought was wine
It was gone half past ten before folk cottoned on
By which time I’d landed in Wick

Not really about wine, but mentions it and has the benefit of being funny. In fact, I'm chuckling now.
 
lots and lots of songs, here just a few:
Marvin Gaye – I heard it through the grapevine(ok not strictly on wine)
Jeff Buckley – Lilac wine (I prefer this to the original from Nina Simone)
Franz Ferdinand – Wine in the afternoon
the Electric Flag – Wine
The Corrs and Bono live- Summer wine
Eric Clapton – Bottle of red wine
Third eye blind – God of wine
 
Location
UK
Cheap Wine - Chisel
“I don't need your love. I got my
Cheap wine and a three-day growth,
Cheap wine and a three-day growth,
Come-on, come-on, come-on,
Sitting on a beach drinkin' rocket fuels, oh yeah!”

Do You Feel Like We Do - Peter Frampton
“Well, woke up this morning with a wine glass in my hand. Whose wine? What wine? Where the hell did I dine? Must have been a dream I don't believe where I've been.
Come on, let's do it again”

Troubled Wine - Pride And Glory
"Wine, I'll make you mine
Serve you a glass of my troubled wine"

Cheap Wine & Cheaper Women - Airborne
"Cheap wine
And cheaper women
Give me cheap wine
And cheaper women"

Big Shot - Billy Joel
"You had the Dom Perignon in your hand and the spoon up your nose"

Charmless Man - Blur
"He knows his claret from a beaujolais
I think he'd like to have been Ronnie Kray
But then nature didn't make him that way"

Norwegian Wood - Beatles
"I sat on a rug, biding my time, drinking her wine"

Just Like This Train - Joni Mitchell
"And a bottle of German wine to drink."

Body Movin - Beastie Boys
“Like a bottle of Chateauneuf du Pape, I’m fine like wine when I start to rap.”

Holiday - Nazareth
"Drinkin' my wine, makes me feel fine"

Journey - Don't stop Believing
"A singer in a smokey room
A smell of wine and cheap perfume"

All Along The Watchtower - Bob Dylan
"There must be some way out of here said the joker to the thief,
There's too much confusion, I can't get no relief.
Businessmen, they drink my wine, plowmen dig my earth,
None of them along the line know what any of it is worth.”

Mustang Wine - Steve Earle
“My friend Bill lives down in the projects
Stays drunk all the time
He makes Mustang Wine
He makes Mustang Wine
He makes Mustang Wine and he stays drunk all the time “

Down among the wines and spirits - Elvis Costello
“Down among the wines and spirits
Where a man gets what he merits…”

Burglar - The Damned

“Burglary is a life for me
People say that crime don't pay
I drink champagne every day”
 
A stellar contribution, Phil!

Trying to avoid the temptation to fill this thread with Hip Hop references to Cristal and Moet.

And also to post a link to Jermaine Stewart's falsetto post-AIDS anthem, "We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off": (We could dance & party all night/ and drink some cherry wine)
 
I'm guessing we don't want to include beer (or lager and crisps), but Good Ale by the Copper Family is a wonderful folk song, and one of my favourite of all songs about alcohol.
 
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