It makes sense that Marie is my new hero, since she gave birth to Megan, the Official Mad Men Grapefriend. She may have just usurped the title though.
First, we get both mom and daughter having Jadot Beaujolais Blanc at dinner. About 99% of Beaujolais is red and made from Gamay grapes, but the Blanc versions are made from Chardonnay and some Aligote.
Then when the moronic Jaguar woman at the table gets to be too much for Marie, she actually devises a wine-plan to get rid of her:
— grapefriend (@grapefriend) May 6, 2013
And THEN we get her opening a bottle of red while she has to hear Megan and Don getting it on. Label just says “Pinot Noir” so we can assume it’s Burgundy since I’m sure she only drinks French – it’s not like they were making Pinot in the Willamette Valley in 1968.
And that was it – merci, Marie! Let’s all live by your words of French wisdom:
(PS I totally had a dream last night that they ended the episode with a shot of a wine label that became animated and told some character’s backstory. I am a freak!)
Mad Men season 6 wine count: 16 + 3 = 19