John Clease cruises around Santa Barbara and nearby wine country and channelling knowledge of wine to the viewer. IMO as this is an informational movie it is no spoiler to tell you he ... See full summary »
This show is a great low key introduction to wine, wine making and wine tasting. It isn't meant to be a comedy, although with John Cleese how could you not laugh occasionally. The descriptions and the information are all geared toward novices at wine tasting, so it does keep things on a rather simple but enjoyable level. I plan to use this as the ice breaker at a wine tasting party...John's party featured in the show inspired me to have a blind tasting too.
Of particular interest to me were the segments which talked about learning to describe the flavors, scents, textures and other qualities of wines you like or don't like in a common vocabulary.
Very good show to watch...the title says it all...