Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O’Connell Are Selling Their Own ‘Actually Okay’ Tasting Wine

12/05/2014 at 12:06 PM ET

Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O’Connell have one pretty cool hobby.

On Thursday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!Romijn revealed the couple has delved into the wine business with the grape vines growing on their California property.

“We started 10 years ago and the vines — we had 800 grape vines — they finally matured and we’ve made wine,” The Librarians star says of their Wagon Wheel Wine.

And though their expectations for the actual taste of wine were not very high, they were pleasantly surprised at the results.

“We thought it would be headache s— wine and it’s actually okay,” she says. “It’s a nice table wine and we are currently selling it at some restaurants in our area.”

But the best part of their new endeavor has been O’Connell’s approach to getting it on shelves without the help of a distributor.

“He’ll walk out in his Wagon Wheel Wine t-shirt, which I made for him, and a briefcase — like an old ’70s style briefcase that you have to put on the table and it’s got the combination — and you open it up and inside there’s one bottle of wine,” saysRomijn with a laugh. “And he’ll go, ‘I think there’s a gourmet burger shop that opened down the street, shall we go?'”

That’s all there is to it, says Romijn of the 1500 bottles they’ve sold so far.

“We’re not breaking even. We’re still paying for our hobby,” the actress admits. “But yeah, man, we’re doing okay and the wine is okay.”

The Librarians premieres Sunday at 8 p.m. on TNT.

—Ana Calderone, @anacalderone

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The Latest Craze in Disco Styles Is See-Through Jeans—but Beware of Foggy Bottoms
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On a clear day, you can see forever—or at least that’s the wicked thought behind L.A. designer Agi Berliner’s transparent idea: see-through jeans. Exhibitionists notwithstanding, most folks wear them over bathing suits or as attention-getting evening wear with halters, garter belts and body stockings. Created for the disco crowd, the $34 jeans are selling like, well, hot pants. In just six weeks, 25,000 pairs have already been sold in such major department store chains as Macy’s, Bonwit’s and Saks.

“What’s limiting American designers is that we’re afraid to do something different,” says Berliner, 32, a Hungarian émigré who fled with her family to the U.S. in 1956. Agi thought up the gimmick in London while marveling at the way plastics were being employed by designers of punk fashion. In her L.A. office, where she designs for La Parisienne junior sportswear, Agi spent five days on the phone and six weeks testing to come up with the right plastic.

Agi herself tried out the French-cut jeans with the zipper in front, and quickly found several problems: Some plastics tore away from stitching, others wouldn’t bend and all fogged with perspiration. The ideal material proved to be a vinyl supplied by a bookbinder. The steam was eliminated with a series of vents behind the knees and in the crotch. “They’re no hotter than polyester pants,” claims Agi, “and if you wear them with tights, they won’t stick to your legs.”

Whatever the discomfort and despite the problem of Saturday night feverishness, discomaniacs report one major advantage of the plastic pants: no laundry bills. To keep Berliner’s see-through jeans clear, all the wearer needs is a little Windex.

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Rebecca’s got a (new) show.. From The Librarian movie(s), but its title is almost as bad as the show – although I pretty much loved the movies – it’s called The Librarians, meh.

(Watching the back-to-back pilot, but I GUESS the only way it can succeed, is, if they keep traveling – like in the first part; dunno how expensive this can make the production, though. :))

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