Intro: Documentaries about Wine
Are you looking for a new hobby? If so, wine might be for you. Wine is becoming more popular than ever as people discover the health benefits of drinking it. There are now more and more wine bars and restaurants popping up in cities worldwide to cater to the rising demand. Wine has been around since early times, with archaeological evidence dating back to Mesopotamia, where it was used as a medicine. Today, wine is easy to access and affordable enough that people can afford to try a few bottles every week or month. Here are some of the best documentaries about wine that you should watch before you die.
1. Vintage: A History of Wine Part 1 - Documentaries about Wine
If you love wine, but are not familiar with its history, you will be interested in this documentary. Wine has been around since early times and was used as a medicine by the ancient Mesopotamians. The documentary can help you learn about wine's origins through archaeological evidence and how it became so popular today.
The introduction of the grape to Europe around 9500 BC marked the beginning of what we now know as viticulture and winemaking. As wine production began to flourish, the first wine press was created in 3000 BC in Asia Minor, with the first known winery opening in Athens, Greece about 2000 years later. Of course, wine is still a relatively new product, so there is still much that we don't know about it. Wine is one of many products that have become associated with health benefits over time and studies have shown that drinking alcohol every day can be good for your health.
The documentary below is the first part of 13. You can find the next episodes on youtube.
2. Discover the Art of Making Wine - Wine Making Documentary
Wine-making is one of the oldest human civilizations and has been a part of culture since at least 5000 BC. In this episode, we follow Michael as he travels to wine producing regions around the world and explores first how grape growing takes place – from planting seeds in south Italy up to vineyard management with French corkers in southern France - before then exploring what goes into making it into a drinkable product by visiting winemaking facilities across Europe.
3. "Pinot Noir" The Holy Grail of Wine - Documentaries about Wine
A true story of love and struggle between the toughest grape - Pinot Noir, and a man who was drawn to its mysterious allure. John Saemann is an inexperienced wannabe vintner that ventures into Sonoma Mountain in pursuit of his own vision for what could be considered the Holy Grail wine: Clouds Rest.
But he's unaware that he will encounter years worth of trials, tribulations, strife and adversity along with it as well. He takes on centuries worth to try something impossible but invests his soul in the process hoping his vineyard can leave some kind of legacy behind him when it left this world.
4. The Wines of Burgundy - Documentaries about Wine
This video will cover the wines of Burgundy, the region of France that has a reputation for producing some of the world's greatest red wines. The region is home to more than 300 wine producers, and it produces wines in 25 different varieties.
We'll discuss how this small area has been able to produce some of the world's best wines.
5. Discover The Wines of Southern Italy - Documentaries about Wine
The LCBO is taking you on a journey of Southern Italy. In the first part, Michael Fagan will tell us about Sicily, which has an intense and unique wine experience that begins with sun-baked beauty and ends in historic Campania. From there, we head to Apulia where innovation comes into play as well as a little bit of sunshine - creating elegant wines with balance instead of just overpowering sweetness or bitterness.
6. Discover the Wines of Bordeaux - Documentaries about Wine
Michael Fagan takes us on a journey to the historic vineyards of Bordeaux in 2005. Discover why this region produces wine with such a prestigious worldwide reputation, explore the wines and people there, and find out about some incredible Chateau’s history.
Conclusions: Documentaries about Wine
What better way to spend a Friday night than enjoying a glass or two of wine? Whether you are a seasoned connoisseur or just starting out, hope you enjoyed this list of documentaries about wine that will help you explore the world of wine.
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