Looking for a movie to pair with your next bottle of wine? Here are eight great suggestions to consider:
Somm (2012) — A documentary that follows the lives of four sommeliers who try to pass the famously difficult Master Sommelier exam.
Corked (2009) — A sort of wine version of This is Spinal Tap, this low-budget "mockumentary" tells the tale of a group of winemakers in California who try to win the attention of a visiting wine critic.
Bottle Shock (2008) — The true story of the famous tasting in Paris in 1976, when top critics tried French and California wines, and the outcome was, well, unexpected.
Mondovino (2004) — Filmmaker Jonathan Nossiter is the guy behind this documentary that explores the impact of globalization on the wine world.
Sideways (2004) — A struggling writer and his deadbeat buddy have various misadventures on a road trip through California's Santa Ynez wine country. The film is based on a bestselling novel of the same name by Rex Pickett.
The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969) — Italian villagers hide a million bottles of wine so the German army can't take them during the Second World War. Starring Anthony Quinn and Anna Magnani.
This Earth is Mine! (1959) — A British woman comes to live with her winemaking family in California during Prohibition. Starring Rock Hudson and Jean Simmons.