What’s better than a good movie accompanied by a glass of good wine? If you are wine enthusiast and movie lover than these documentaries are definitely worth your time. So, sit back pour a glass of your favourite drink and enjoy.
Somm is an American documentary about four candidates who attempt to pass one of the most challenging sommelier exam, a test with lowest passing rates in the world. Candidates must predetermine their entire lives up to this task. To attain the title of Master Sommelier, they must recognise wine’s region, age and type just by tasting and smelling the wine.
Sour Grapes (2016)
Sour Grapes is an American crime documentary about wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan who made one of the biggest scams in the wine industry. Rudy Kurniawan sold countless bottles of fake wine collecting empty bottles and refilling them with cheaper wine and forging the labels until FBI found out. Kurniwian managed to sell countless bottles managing to fool some of the wealthiest wine collectors in the world.
Mondovino explores the impact of globalisation on the various wine-producing regions and focuses on the leading wine figures, such as Michelle Rolland, whose style has become a model of success. It is full of fascinating details about the world of wine, making it an excellent recommendation for wine lovers.
A Year in Champagne (2014)
This documentary will tell you all about how the most glamorous drink in the world is produced. It will guide you through the whole winemaking process and take you behind the scenes where you can learn more about the wine production from vintners.
Red Obsession (2013)
Red Obsession collects interviews with winemakers, wine critics and wine lovers from all over the world. Narrated by the Russel Crowe, this movie will take you to an extraordinary journey from Bordeaux to Bejing.