Wrap-up review of, “The Wine Show”

by  |  25-07-2016

Last week marked the airing of the final episode for “The Wine Show“, a British production that aimed to do something daring: make wine actually approachable and enjoyable on the the small screen. This is not be taken lightly as wine is difficult to even portray on the big screen. The only successes come when wine is made to be a mere device to a plot that rumbles across the top of it as seen in “Sideways”. There, wine was as much a mechanism to drive the story of the main character, Miles, as it was with booze in “Leaving Las Vegas” albeit with much different trajectories for the protagonists. The movie “Somm” did well in making wine more interesting but that was about a group of guys going for the Master Sommelier certification and so you’re following their insane quest much more than really seeing much about wine. Wine […]
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