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The Wine Show

2016TV-14
Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys host this delightful travel series about the stories behind some of the world’s most fascinating wines, starting with Italy’s wine regions.
Starring
Matthew GoodeMatthew RhysJames Purefoy
Genres
Documentary
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Episode 1
    April 15 2016
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    From their villa headquarters in the Italian hills, Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys head to Tuscany for a barrel race and find a wine made by a woman called Dora
  2. 2. Episode 2
    April 22 2016
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The two Matthews travel to meet a Super Tuscan called Cinzano in Montalcino, where they crash his vintage Fiat 500, while wine expert Joe Fattorini heads to Chile.
  3. 3. Episode 3
    April 29 2016
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    In Italy’s capital, Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys find out why ancient Romans added cheese to their wine. Amelia Singer tries wines in Australia’s Mornington Peninsula.
  4. 4. Episode 4
    May 6 2016
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    At the Vatican, Rhys and Goode meet a priest who needs a new communion wine. In South Africa, Joe Fattorini goes on baboon patrol at a vineyard inside a game reserve.
  5. 5. Episode 5
    May 13 2016
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    In Chianti, Matthew and Matthew visit the one-time home of Mona Lisa Gherardini, subject of Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait. Joe learns why Russia banned Moldovan wine.
  6. 6. Episode 6
    May 20 2016
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The actors visit a vineyard once owned by Michelangelo and try designing their own wine label. In Israel, Joe examines how wine came to be at the heart of Judaism.
  7. 7. Episode 7
    May 27 2016
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Goode and Rhys live la dolce vita in Rome with a breakfast of ice cream, a pastry-making class, and a celebration of sweet wine-and then see if they can avoid a hangover.
  8. 8. Episode 8
    June 3 2016
    49min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The Matthew duo get a masterclass in making Bologna’s most famous dish, with mixed reviews from an Italian mama. Joe overbuys at Burgundy’s famous Vente des Vins auction.
  9. 9. Episode 9
    June 25 2016
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Our two gentlemen head to Verona, the setting for “Romeo & Juliet,” where they practice their newly learned sommelier skills on two unsuspecting lovers.
  10. 10. Episode 10
    July 2 2016
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Matt and Matt travel north to the mountainous region of Trentino, where they meet an inspirational winemaker. In Hong Kong, Joe explores China’s “red obsession.”
  11. 11. Episode 11
    June 24 2016
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Matt and Matt are challenged to distinguish between a £120 bottle of French wine and a Spanish one that costs just £10, as they learn about the most famous wine fraud.
  12. 12. Episode 12
    July 16 2016
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    In Venice, Matt and Matt find out about the Venetian love of the “aperitivo,” the opening drink of the evening. Joe visits an underwater wine cellar on Santorini.
  13. 13. Episode 13
    July 23 2016
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Revisiting some of the show’s highlights, Matthew and Matthew take us on a whistle-stop tour of all 12 bottles in the show’s Spirit of Italy case.

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Network
Acorn TV
Supporting actors
Dominic West