A review of “It Starts With Wine”

by  |  25-02-2019

The passage of time has taught us that history repeats itself for those who refuse to learn it and wine, is exceptionally hard to capture on film. To date, I’m of the opinion that the only films/shows to do well with wine have been those that made it a secondary focus, thus: Sideways–a story of two jackasses getting drunk, SOMM–the story of bros trying to pass the Master Sommelier exam, and then (any) Anthony Bourdain show–where a sharp-witted individual travels the world and we see food and wine through his eyes and his narration. Wine it seems might very well be the whipped cream and the cherry, but it most certainly can’t be the chocolate sundae underneath. It seems that Wine Enthusiast and their new series, “It Starts With Wine” took this “talking around wine” into account when setting about to create these episodes. Each of them pairs a winemaker […]
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