There is a genuine honesty to the film’s narrative that gives viewers a chance to feel the emotional rollercoaster that is Burgundy – at one point in the film, being a Burgundian winemaker is even referred to as a “masochist lifestyle.”
For wine lovers who find themselves ultimately perplexed by the region, this film is a perfect gateway into the world of Burgundy. It leaves out much of the dogmatism associated with the wines and instead offers first-hand accounts on some of the true pillars of Burgundy’s wine industry. It is informative, insightful, and even a little comedic at times. So whether you are brand new to wine or a veteran of the industry, you will be inspired by these incredible folks who continue to battle difficult conditions in order to produce some of the world’s finest wines.