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Burgundy: People with a Passion for Wine (2016)

Through a colorful mosaic of stories, this documentary film aims to demystify the world-famous French winemaking region and offers a rare insider glimpse into the lives of the passionate people working in Burgundy's wine industry.


Rudi Goldman
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Cast overview:
Véronique Drouhin-Boss Véronique Drouhin-Boss ... Winemaker Host
Alex Gambal Alex Gambal ... Winemaker
Vincent Bourzereau Vincent Bourzereau ... Winemaker
Philippe Duvernay Philippe Duvernay ... Winemaker
Thiébault Huber Thiébault Huber ... Wine Producer
Jacques Lardière Jacques Lardière ... Winemaker
Olivier Leflaive Olivier Leflaive ... Winemaker
Roland Masse Roland Masse ... Hospices de Beaune
Cécile Mathiaud Cécile Mathiaud ... Press Contact BVIB


People with a Passion for Wine explores the vitality and joie de vivre lifestyle of the local people against the backdrop of the region's oldest, traditional wine celebratory events of the annual Trois Glorieuses, including a rare, intimate view of the renowned Christie's Hospices de Beaune wine auction; La Paulée de Meursault the exclusive wine tasting luncheon with some 700 winemakers; the wine brotherhood gathering at the prestigious Château de Santenay; and in-depth comments by local wine experts and Michelin-starred chefs. Through a colorful mosaic of stories, the documentary features winemaking, the Burgundy harvest, pre-auction tasting of young wines at the cellars of the Hospices de Beaune, tasting out of the barrel, the unique terroir of the Côte d'Or, the difference between gourmand and gourmet, Burgundian hospitality, truffle hunting with dogs, expert wine tasting, a half-marathon through the hilly vineyards and quaint villages, meet a vigneron, pairing Burgundy wine and ... Written by Rudi Goldman

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The most watchable film about wine around today
21 March 2017 | by wineknows-99994See all my reviews

The Burgundians have their own cachet and this documentary captures it perfectly. Whether or not you are a lover of wine, the entire film is so watchable and will entice you to set out on a journey to discover the enigma that is this wine region. So skillfully filmed, the cinematography makes this wine community come alive in every frame. Don't miss watching it, with a glass of Meursault in your hand.

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French | English

Release Date:

3 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Borgogna - La passione per il vino See more »

Filming Locations:

Beaune, Côte-d'Or, France

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16:9 HD
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