For better and for worse, wine has changed during its encounter with the palate or Robert Parker, the American wine critic whose numerical wine rating system became controversial and popular. ESCAPING ROBERT PARKER presents passionate winemakers for and against Parker's global influence. Wine drinkers will enjoy scenes set in America, Europe and Asia. Available at WineNewsChannel.com. Written by
It began as a story about a winemaker named Julian...
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One of the things that inspired the filmmaker to continue with the project and expand its scope was Francis Ford Coppola's positive response to watching the original version. Mr. Coppola wrote an email to the filmmaker stating: "ESCAPING ROBERT PARKER captivated me with the heroic tale of its protagonist Julian Faulkner in the hard quest of the idealist winemaker confronting another idealist - Robert Parker, whose uncanny talent and method defines the modern wine world." See more
Wine ratings systems are dead!