PRAISE FOR A YEAR IN PORT
"This film will appeal to novice and serious wine drinkers alike. It will rekindle for some and ignite for others an interest in and love for one of the world's great wines. And that's what a wine movie should do."
"A Year in Port Gives Trilogy the Perfect Digestif"
"If you’ve never been, this is the next best thing to a visit to Porto, Portugal. This movie could be the beginning of your Port journey!"
"Elegant sequences and aerials are hallmarks of the A Year in series, and the Douro is a perfect subject."
"Even if you're not yet a fan of port wine, we bet you'd enjoy the film. The characters profiled in it are dynamic and dedicated to their craft. We left our viewing satisfied and much better educated about the Douro Valley and port wine in general. Two thumbs up!"
"Burgundy, Champagne and Port — a glorious trinity for all wine lovers, and a dedicated port wine enthusiast like me, the new movie of course the crowning glory."
— Portugal — My Second Homeland (Danish)
“heart-possessing... For anyone who cares about the combination of mind, knowledge, art and basic “feel” that is required to formulate something of pristine quality, this ... film is not to be missed”
Praise for A Year in Champagne (2014)
“Gorgeous new film…Open a bottle and watch the whole thing this weekend.”
— Food & Wine
“A Year in Champagne entertainingly guides viewers through the winemaking process and behind the scenes to hear from the vintners who put the magic in the bottle. Quality production values, engaging scripting and fascinating characters.”
— Hollywood Reporter
“The movie is as sumptuous as vintage Champagne, and offers a nice insight into the land and the people behind the wines”
— Wine Searcher
“A fun and effervescent portrait of the people, places, and process behind bubbly”
— Santa Barbara Independent
“90 minutes of pure happiness”
— Terre de Vins
“A Year in Champagne is such a poetic masterpiece that even the editing and pacing of the film mirrors the process of how the wine is made”
— NewsChannel 3 Santa Barbara
Praise for A Year in Burgundy (2013)
— Jancis Robinson, Financial Times
“It’s a beautiful film. In fact, it may be the best wine movie I’ve ever seen”
— Lettie Teague, Wall Street Journal
“Tender and real. It shows the hard work, the travails and tribulations of working the soil for a living”
— Wine Spectator