Bottle shock is a 2008 american comedydrama film based on the 1976 wine competition. Bottle shock the movie blind tasting scene judgment. Bottle shock movie full parisbased wine expert steven spurrier heads to california in search of cheap wine that he can use for a blind taste. Bottle shock theatrical release trailer 2008 movie. What is the judgment of paris in relation to this movie. Bottle shock theatrical release trailer 2008 movie usa. Bottle shock, the charming 2008 movie based in napa valley, has become a favorite film for many wine lovers. The story of the early days of california wine making featuring the now infamous, blind paris wine. Rent bottle shock 2008 starring alan rickman and chris pine on dvd and bluray.
Bottle shock is an intelligent, affectionate, beautifully acted movie the. A pedestrian but very entertaining movie which im sure was 90% invented for the screen. Watch bottle shock movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at. With chris pine, alan rickman, bill pullman, hal b. Bottle shock streaming film complet en francais kenneth swenson. Rent bottle shock 2008 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. Brought together by a curious twist of fate on a dusty california road, a wandering vintner and a struggling winemaker find both their lives, and. In 1976, a small american winery bested the exalted french wines of the time and sent the wine industry into a tizzyputting california wines on the map for good. Its a good movie made exceedingly watchable by alan rickman doing alan rickman things.
The story of the early days of california wine making featuring the now infamous, blind paris wine tasting of 1976 that has come to be known as judgment of paris. Alan rickman, bill pullman, chris pine, dennis farina. Based on a true story, bottle shock chronicles the events of a small. Alan rickman at an event for bottle shock 2008 freddy rodriguez and rachael. Bottle shock 2008 with alan rickman, bill pullman, chris pine movie.
Of course hollywood would embellish a few of the facts, but there clearly is an accurate expression of the spirit of the time. Randall millers bottle shock, filmed at chateau montelena winery and other locations around napa and sonoma counties, tells the true story of a formerly littleknown winery and its remarkable triumph over the french. Parisbased wine expert steven spurrier heads to california in search of cheap wine that he can use for a blind taste test in the french capital. It tells the story about how a chardonnay crafted by a napa valley winery beat every french competitor in the paris wine tasting of 1976, a feat that was unthinkable at the time. Bottle shock on dvd february 3, 2009 starring eliza dushku, chris pine, rachael taylor, bill pullman. Bottle shock is a 2008 american comedydrama film based on the 1976 wine competition termed the judgment of paris, when california wine defeated french wine in a blind taste test. He plays the pompous wine snob to perfection, even makes you like. This film follows the story of chateau montelena as a british wine expert by the name of steven spurrier selects the best wines of the napa valley. Watch bottle shock full movie watch bottle shock free.
Based on a true story, bottle shock chronicles the events leading up to the famous paris tastings of 1976, wherein napa wines bested the exalted french wines in a blind tasting and put california wines on the map for good. For complete movie listings and show times, and to buy. Read the bottle shock movie synopsis, view the movie trailer, get cast and crew information, see movie photos, and more on movies. Bottle shock 2008 parisbased wine expert steven spurrier heads to california in search of cheap wine that he can use for a blind taste test in the french capital.
An underappreciated california vineyard enters an international winetasting competition and, after winning, helped to teach the world that. Plaid suits, prize grapes and the rise of napa the new. Movies like bottle shock on this page weve found similar top rated movies which contain keyphrases like wine, wine cellar and marriage proposal. As someone who isnt fancy and doesnt drink wine all that much, i wasnt sure id be all in with this movie. Based on a true story, bottle shock chronicles the events leading up to the famous judgment of paris tastings, told through the lives of father and son, jim and bo barrett. Watch bottle shock watch movies online free youtube.
Stumbling upon the napa valley, the stuckup englishman is shocked to. Released august 6th, 2008, bottle shock stars alan rickman, chris pine, bill pullman, rachael taylor the pg movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 50 min, and received a score of 56 out of 100. If i had known bottle shock was about the pivotal judgment of paris in 1976 i probably would have watched it earlier, which may speak to its weak marketing. Stumbling upon the napa valley, the stuckup englishman is shocked to discover a winery turning out topnotch chardonnay. Determined to make a name for himself, he sets about getting the booze back to paris. Directed by 1 writing credits 7 cast 69 produced by 14 music by 1 cinematography by 1 film editing by 2 casting by 1 production design by 1 set decoration by 1 costume design by 1 makeup department 6. As a rather strenuous attempt at a feelgood movie, bottle shock falls a long way short of the mark. The story is told through the lives of father and son, jim pullman and bo barrett. But when he finds the valley full of ambitious and talented novice vintners like. He owns his own exclusive wine shop and wine tasting school, the problem being that he has few customers because he is seen as not being one of the knowledgeable french. He meets jim barrett, whose chateau montelena is mortgaged to the hilt as jim perfects his chardonnay. The movie is not without its flaws a little melodramatic at times but i really liked it, and i would definitely. Steven spurrier is a british wine connoisseur who lives in paris as he considers france to be the center of the wine universe.
The magical true tale of a father and son, who helped put californias wine country on the map during the infamous, blind paris wine tasting of 1976. Bottle shock is a shameless grab at the yuppie audience that flocked to the similarly themed sideways. A former real estate attorney, jim bill pullman sacrificed everything to realize his dream of creating the perfect handcrafted chardonnay. Miguel sandoval, bradley whitford, michael ozier, mark adler.443 395 667 1122 1239 1211 1252 876 1100 745 461 223 1456 1501 1205 117 1373 1536 759 45 1405 1497 506 753 1045 581 1210 89 632 534 158 1320 1353 241 1210 533 693 746 232 924 137 1195 268 771 644 654 965 816 313