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Scorsese Scores with Short

Martin Scorsese has created a short film for Spanish winemaker Freixenet that pays homage to Hitchcock. It’s not obvious from the film itself that it’s a commercial (unless you know wine and the title “The Key to Reserva” doesn’t tip … Continue reading

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Wine Geek Insecurity

Slate’s wine columnist Mike Steinberger weighs in on Sideways, perhaps my favourite film of 2004. Though he generally likes it, he can’t help but display some typical wine geek insecurity. He worries that Paul Giamatti’s portrayal of Miles Raymond, a … Continue reading

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Mondovino (USA/France, director Jonathan Nossiter): Since I work in the wine business, I had been quite eager to see this documentary, and I wasn’t disappointed. Reportedly drawn from over 500 hours of footage, the good news is that Nossiter will … Continue reading

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