It’s not actually a time-honored tradition, but who’s going to stand in your way if you decide today’s the official day to enjoy a glass? Whether you go for full-bodied reds or crisp whites, it’s time for everyone to say cheers. Here to help toast to the day’s festivities are 10 television characters who would never pass up a glass.
Let each of them serve as your grape muses. Happy National Wine day everybody.
Working on your night cheese is fine, but Liz Lemon of 30 Rock knows after you’ve drained a wine bottle to its dregs, it’s the perfect microphone.
Olivia Pope of Scandal has the most aspirational career woman drinking style.
Betty Draper of Mad Men enjoyed alienating members of her household while holding a delicious glass of Westchester wine.
In her glamorous but stressful life, Cookie from Empire turns to wine as a conversation suppressant in uncomfortable situations.
Amy Schumer paid tribute to Friday Night Lights when she played the coach’s wife with this reasonably sized glass on Inside Amy Schumer.
For the peers of Big Little Lies, wine was always in the mix.
Tyrion’s cup runneth over on Game of Thrones, another show that spawned a line of fine wines.
Here in broad daylight, another Thrones powerhouse Cersei Lannister revels in the destruction of enemies with a spot of wine.
But the ruthless Claire Underwood of House of Cards did it first.