MONDAY
NOV. 11

Cheers! It's National Red Wine Day!

There is a national holiday for every kind of activity it seems, but we're not complaining! Today is the official day to break out your favorite merlot or pop the cork off a malbec you've been holding onto. 

We're not the only ones filling up a glass of pinot noir today, either. The deep-hued drink has been a staple on our television screens for years and we're here to celebrate the characters who are love to raise (or sometimes throw) a glass.

After all, red wine seems to be the beverage of choice for many fictional power women, such as Scandal's Olivia Pope or any of the ladies of Big Little Lies

It's also the refreshment that Game of Thrones' Tyrion Lannister reaches for after battle, that Cersei Lannister sips while in the Red Keep and that Tormund Giantsbane has spilled onto his beard. OK, what we're saying is it's basically what everyone in Game of Thrones enjoys!

The cultural influence of red wine on TV doesn't just stay on the screen, either. Some of your favorite TV shows have spun off their own lines of alcohol, such as The Walking Dead and Outlander.

So whether you prefer a zinfandel or a shiraz, dust a bottle off your shelf or head to Trader Joe's for some two-buck Chuck to celebrate with these characters who would join you to toast to the occasion.

Bottoms up!

Big Little Lies, 2017 Emmys

HBO

Kristen Bell, The Good Place

NBC

Dead to Me, Netflix, Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini

Netflix

Zooey Deschanel, New Girl, Rose Drinking TV Characters

Adam Taylor/FOX

The Bold Type Cast, Rose Drinking TV Characters

Freeform/Panagiotis Pantazidis

Ladygang, Keltie Knight, Becca Tobin, Jac Vanek, Rose Drinking TV Characters

Nicole Weingart/E! Entertainment

Summer House Cast, Jordan Verroi, Amanda Batula, Carl Radke, Kyle Cooke, Rose Drinking TV Characters

Matthew Eisman/Bravo

Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Cult , Rose Drinking TV Characters

FX

Wine County, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Rose Drinking TV Characters

TBS

National Wine Day, Olivia Pope

ABC

The Good Wife

CBS

Will & Grace Cast, Rose Drinking TV Characters

Chris Haston/NBC

National Wine Day, Liz Lemon

NBC

Cougar Town Cast, Rose Drinking TV Characters

TBS

National Wine Day, Robin Scherbatsky

CBS

National Wine Day, Tyrion Lannister

HBO

National Wine Day, Grace Hanson

Netflix

Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford, Rose Drinking TV Characters

Nathan Congleton/NBC

National Wine Day, Tami Taylor

NBC

National Wine Day, Carrie Mathison

Showtime

The Mindy Project, Season 5

Universal Television

Real Housewives of New Jersey, Season 8

Bravo

Watch the 2019 E! People's Choice Awards Monday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m., only on E!

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