Follow Grapes from Seed to Bottle in New Film 'A Year in Champagne'

by Kate Monzo on Jan 22, 2015 in Wine
Follow Grapes from Seed to Bottle in New Film 'A Year in Champagne'

Champagne: a sparkling wine from the Champagne region of France, or as it's better known, the bubbly drink we toast with during times of celebration. Dive into the history of your favorite mimosa ingredient with 'A Year in Champagne.'

David Kennard’s film explores the story of the Champagne region and the “magical transformation” of grapes into champagne with just the right amount of bubbles in each bottle. Renowned wine importer Martine Saunier is your on-screen guide to all things champagne. The film gives viewers a rare look at the winemaking process by going behind the scenes at six different houses, from independent vintners to the big guys, such as Gosset and Bollinger.

'A Year in Champagne' is the second in a series of three wine films, following 'A Year In Burgundy.' 'A Year In Port' is expected to be released sometime in the near future.

The film is being released in select theaters and on iTunes on March 6, 2015. Check out the trailer below and let us know what you think on Twitter or Facebook.

Photo via A Year in Champagne


Tags: Photos & Videos, Wine
Recent Articles
spacer

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Drink Rogue Beer This Summer to Raise Money for College Students

Drink Rogue Beer This Summer to Raise Money for College Students

Rogue Ales & Spirits announced the release of the Hot Tub Scholarship Lager this week, which proceeds benefits the Jack Joyce Scholarship Fund....read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio May 23, 2017
Lompoc Brewery Hosts Kung-Fu and IPA Night

Lompoc Brewery Hosts Kung-Fu and IPA Night

This Thursday, May 22 at 4 PM and 7 PM, Lompoc Brewery will be releasing six new IPAs at Sidebar on North Williams. In addition, guests will be treate...read more ›

by Alexander Frane May 22, 2017
Thu
May 25
Sidebar on North Williams 
Thu
May 25
Sidebar on North Williams 
SPONSORED
Rejoice: Burger King is Now Serving Booze

Rejoice: Burger King is Now Serving Booze

A Whopper and fries (along with some cheap chicken nuggets) makes a great post-drunk fill-up, but now thanks to the geniuses at the Burger King corpor...read more ›

by Ryan Hudak May 19, 2017
You Can Now Visit an Inflatable Version of Moe's Tavern from 'The Simpsons'

You Can Now Visit an Inflatable Version of Moe's Tavern from 'The Simpsons'

Have you ever wanted to visit the iconic Moe's Tavern from The Simpsons? Well, unless you live in Eugene, OR, ...read more ›

by Alexander Frane May 19, 2017
Portland Bartenders Compete for Most Imaginative Bartender Title

Portland Bartenders Compete for Most Imaginative Bartender Title

The United States Bartending Guild is holding the regionals for its annual Most Imaginative Bartender Competition, hosted by Bombay Sapphire, on Monda...read more ›

by Alexander Frane May 19, 2017
Eric Wareheim of 'Master of None' & 'Tim and Eric' Is the Latest Celebrity to Release a Wine

Eric Wareheim of 'Master of None' & 'Tim and Eric' Is the Latest Celebrity to Release a Wine

Plenty of celebrities are releasing wine these days, and Eric Wareheim, famous for both Master of None and Tim...read more ›

by The Drink Nation May 17, 2017
A Booze-Infused Ice Cream Shop Just Opened in NYC

A Booze-Infused Ice Cream Shop Just Opened in NYC

Ah, the Big Apple, always providing the rest of the country with great art, culture, theater and now-perhaps the best innovation to date-the ice cream...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio May 17, 2017
A 100-Year-Old British Man Won Beer For Life

A 100-Year-Old British Man Won Beer For Life

A landlord at a Manchester pub promised a then 92-year-old Arthur Johnson, about eight years ago, that when he turned 100 he'd be entitled to free bee...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio May 17, 2017
Lagunitas Sells Second Half of Stake to Heineken

Lagunitas Sells Second Half of Stake to Heineken

Lagunitas Brewing has announced that it will be selling the last 50% of its stake to Heineken International, The Chicago Tribune reports. ...read more ›

by Alexander Frane May 17, 2017
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Sign up to get weekly drinking news, bar reviews, events and more sent directly to your inbox!

Close