Sideways

    Sur les traces de Sideways

    … Si vous êtes un amateur de vin, vous avez assurément vu ou entendu parler de l’adaptation cinématographique du livre de Rex Pickett, Sideways. Le film a été tourné il y a dix ans dans le comté de Santa Barbara, où s’est tenue la Wine bloggers Conference plus tôt cet été. Accompagnée d’Alex, un ami anglais, j’en ai profité pour partir sur les…

    2 readers - By Marie Hélène/ L'Apprentie Sommelière

    Sideways 10th Annivesary

    …: Althought these two wineries are not in the movie, there are along the way and worth a visit if you have the time and inclination. Zaca Mesa Winery Continue on Foxen Canyon Rd. to the Zaca Mesa Winery. This winery has a very spacious and modern tasting room. The winery concentrates on Rhone-style wines and produces excellent Syrah wines. The wines…

    3 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways

    Daily Wine News: Roederer Awards

    … Flickr, vxla. On Tuesday, the annual Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards were presented in London. “Would this have happened without Sideways? Perhaps. But I think all of us involved in making, selling, or drinking California wine should plan on raising a glass this Saturday to the success of this quirky movie. And if you’re…

    6 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

    It’s Time to Celebrate Merlot Again

    … the ten year anniversary of the movie, Sideways! Since the winery’s September 2013 release of the wine Upright, crafted from 100% Klipsun Vineyard Merlot, the bold red has received raves from consumers and critics alike, earning 92 points and “Cellar Selection” designation from Paul Gregutt of Wine Enthusiast. The celebration is being hosted at EFESTE’s…

    1 readers - By Washington State Beer and Wine

    “Sideways” at the Wine Bloggers Conference…#WBC14

    … visited before and adored due to the sun, surf, and rolling hills. This time, I got to really try the wines in true detail. More specifically, I went to the region surrounding the quaint town of Buelton…yes, this is the Buelton, of the movie Sideways. Sideways is now celebrating its tenth year of snubbing Merlot and exalting Pinot Noir. This movie had…

    4 readers - By April Yap Hennig/ Sacred Drop Channel

    Oregon Uncorked: Patricia Green Cellars Revisited

    …, they're just the most haunting and brilliant and thrilling and subtle and ancient on the planet." ~ Miles [Sideways] No matter what you thought of the movie [good, bad or indifferent] or some of its more painful inconsistencies, I believe this line [seen above] from the movie was spot on. There are, really, only a few, small tucked away, corners…

    1 readers - By Bill Eyer/ Cuvée Corner Wine Blog