"I was just -- I was drinking too much. It started since my wife died," Neeson said
, referring to the death of his wife, actress Natasha Richardson, in 2009 after suffering a head injury during a skiing accident. "Pinot Noir: That's all I drink. I was never into spirits or liquor, hard liquor. And I gave up the Guinness years ago, because it just past an age, it sticks to you, you know? So last year, I just thought -- they've been throwing these action movies at me, and I thought, 'Okay, let's just change it a little bit.' And it's been great. I love it."