Opening next week, in limited release, is “Bottle Shock.” The film recently played at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and it’s the story of what happened to the wine industry in 1976.
Although any store you go into nowadays stocks a huge selection of
But what happened in 1976 changed all that.
It was the year that a small American winery bested the French wines of the time and sent the wine industry into a tizzy – putting
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. A former real estate attorney, Jim (Bill Pullman) sacrificed everything to realize his dream of creating the perfect hand-crafted chardonnay. His business, however, is struggling, and he’s not only trying to overcome differences with his slacker son (Chris Pine), but is also fighting off the creditors.
Anyway, to help promote the film we’ve been given 7 movie clips and the trailer. I encourage you to take a look as the cast is great and if you’re a fan of wine you’ll definitely dig the movie. Also…the new Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) is in the film…so if you haven’t seen him in a movie yet…now’s your chance.