Tag Archives: Wine

70s Spots: Korbel Champagne (1971)

“A work of love.” A very happy New Year’s Eve to everyone! For our last vintage commercial of the year we have something appropriate for the occasion – a spot for Korbel Champagne. This one aired in November of 1971. … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Holidays): André Champagne Christmas (1973)

“Take André home for the holidays.” Here’s a commercial for André California Champagne & Cold Duck that aired exactly 44 years ago, on December 22, 1973. André spots came around at the end of each year just prior to Christmas … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Chill A Cella!’ & Colony Burgundy Wine (1979)

“Chill a Cella!” Here’s a living, breathing Seventies mascot I’m pleased to bring back to your memory cortex. His name is – Aldo Cella! Behold. The commercial for Cella wine (part of a series of “Aldo” spots) aired in October … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Paul Masson Wine (Orson Welles) & Morton Steak House (1978)

“We will sell no wine before its time.” Fine dining on the menu today with a wine and steak combo. First a classic Paul Masson white wine commercial starring a seemingly non-inebriated Orson Welles. The spot aired in November of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Swiss Colony Chianti (1970) & Champale Malt Liquor (1971)

“Pass it around.” Let’s go with a drinking theme today. First, a commercial for Italian Swiss Colony Chianti featuring a posse of boozing friends on the beach. The spot aired in September of 1970. Wine and cheesy! After that, a … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Lancers Wine (Franklin Cover, 1970) & Gallo Wine (Peter Ustinov, 1974)

“For the good life.” Let’s tip back a few with commercials for Lancers and Gallo wine. The first glass features Franklin Cover (The Jeffersons) for Lancers and aired in September of 1970. The second glass stars Peter Ustinov (Logan’s Run) … Continue reading

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