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The Grateful Dead and Gnarly Head wines have partnered up for a boozy collaboration for wine-loving Deadheads.
The Grateful Dead x Gnarly Head collaboration — which incorporates the model’s Cabernet Sauvignon and Old Vine Zinfandel, sourced from 35- to 80-year-old vines in Gnarly Head’s residence base of Lodi, Calif. — pays tribute to the band’s traditional iconography. The wine hit cabinets in September.
A label showcasing the band’s signature cranium and roses in twisted vines covers the Cabernet Sauvignon bottle, whereas the Grateful Lifeless’s lightning-bolt cranium, made well-known on the album artwork for his or her 1976 double LP Steal Your Face, covers the Zinfandel.
“Gnarly Head wines and the music of the Grateful Lifeless are each rooted in Northern California, and each are expressive, daring and true to their roots—so this partnership is a pure match,” Andrew Blok, model director for Gnarly Head stated in a statement. “They occur to be implausible when loved collectively.”
“You don’t simply take heed to the music of The Lifeless, you expertise it,” famous David Lemieux, the Grateful Lifeless’s archivist and legacy supervisor. “The music is an expression of a California frame of mind that’s wealthy in creativity, connection and group. Gnarly Head wines faucet that very same ardour and power, and I hope that these implausible wines encourage followers of the Lifeless to catch a few of these vibes after they pour themselves a glass of Gnarly Head wine and placed on their favourite album.”
The limited-edition wines retail for $12 a bottle and can be found at main retailers together with Albertsons, Safeway, Publix, Kroger, Harris Teeter, Winn-Dixie, Total Wine & More, Complete Meals Lion, Market Basket, HEB and Fred Meyer, whereas provides final.
The Bay Space rock band, based in San Francisco within the Nineteen Sixties by Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Invoice Kreutzmann and Ron “Pigpen” McKernan, has collaborated with a number of manufacturers over time. A few of the band’s many collaborations embrace Theory 11 Grateful Dead playing cards, Igloo Coolers, Peter Grim Straw Hats, Grateful Lifeless sippy cups, child bibs and child’s clothes, Grateful dead T-shirts and other apparel, and the Parks Project assortment that includes Grateful Dead blanket, tenting chair, hats and a dish set.
In different Grateful Lifeless information, Weir is about to headline Sweetwater Music Hall’s 50th anniversary profit gala on Nov. 17.