The original Somm film, which also premiered at the Napa Valley Film Festival in 2012, told the story of four young sommeliers cramming to pass the notoriously difficult Master Sommelier…
A new wine film claiming to 'raise the curtain' on how wine is produced is set to open the Napa Valley film festival this year.
The relationship between wine and the screen (whether full, wide or small) is an uneasy one. Watching people taste wine, then talk about it with the kind of animation required…
Rex Pickett’s play of his film Sideways is a step closer to Broadway after he recruited award-winning director Des McAnuff, but prospects for a big-screen sequel remain small.
A new film following the fortunes of 12 Languedoc-Roussillon winemakers is released next month.
SOMM, the 2012 Napa Valley Film Festival’s headlining film and debut feature from director Jason Wise, attempts to pull back the curtain on the mysterious Master Sommelier Exam.
Dustin Wilson is wine director for Eleven Madison Park, one of an elite group of restaurants in New York to hold both three Michelin stars, and four stars from the…
I have to confess I didn’t expect great things of A Year in Burgundy, chiefly because the director, David Kennard, told me the title was a deliberate nod to Peter…
Sideways author Rex Pickett says director Alexander Payne fears making a sequel to the hit 2004 film will be 'selling out'.
Further details have been released about the new feature-length documentary about the mutual 'obsession' between Bordeaux and China, starring some of the biggest names in the international wine world.
The Billionaire's Vinegar, the controversial book about the Jefferson bottles affair, is being made into a film starring Brad Pitt.
Mondovino, the wine documentary that divided the wine world eight years ago, is to be shown in its full 10-hour version in London in May.
A new film about to be released shines a spotlight on the gruelling world of the Master Sommelier qualification – an exam less than 200 people have ever passed.
Francis Ford Coppola reveals his 1979 Oscar-winning war film almost ruined his chances of reuniting Inglenook.
A new film set in a French chateau - and starring the real Chateau Clos Fourtet - opens next month in French cinemas.
A new wine documentary exploring the relationship between Bordeaux and China is in production.
One of two films based on the famed ‘Judgement in Paris’ which overnight brought respectability upon the upstart wines produced in California, Bottle Shock will be – like its iconoclastic…
Bottle Shock, the notorious film based on the 1976 Judgment of Paris, had its Napa Valley debut last Saturday.
A major Hollywood consortium including actor Will Smith, and HBO Films, have separately bought the rights to a book and a New Yorker article about the Jefferson Bottles affair.
Bottle Shock, the first of the long-awaited movies about the Paris Tasting, has premiered at Sundance to mixed reviews.
Bottle Shock, one of the films about the 1976 Paris Tasting, has finished shooting and will premier at the Sundance Film Festival in January.
Steven Spurrier has accused the producers of a rival ‘Judgement of Paris’ film of defamation and threatened to sue in the strongest possible terms.
The obsession with comparative tastings shows no sign of letting up, with the South Africans holding their own ‘Judgement of Paris’ tomorrow.