Mondovino the Series: The Human Drama (And Comedy) of Wine-Making
Mondovino: Pax Panoramix
Directed by Jonathan Nossiter • Documentary • 2004 • 58 minutes
The battle to defend nature and local artisanal winemaking extends from the Pyrennes mountains (Yvonne Hegoburu fights to create organic wine in her late husband's memory) to the asphalt of Brooklyn (quintessential New Yorker Neal Rosenthal) to Burgundy (the unlikely rebel Aubert de Villaine of Romanee Conti, the guardian of the wine world's most sacred and aristocratic treasure) to Bordeaux (Pierre Siri, "The Mouse that Roared").
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Mondovino: The Appian Way
Directed by Jonathan Nossiter • Documentary • 2004 • 56 minutes
An intimate, revealing portrait of Robert Parker, whose reviews dictate the fate of much of the wine world, from California to London to Chile.
Mondovino: Quo Vademus
Directed by Jonathan Nossiter • Documentary • 2004 • 54 minutes
If wine is unique as a mirror of human complexity, and the only product capable of improving over seventy to eighty years, then how is enduring youth achieved? California and Paris compete over the fountain of youth.
Mondovino: All Roads Lead to Rome
Directed by Jonathan Nossiter • Documentary • 2004 • 52 minutes
How would a grape respond under psychoanalysis? Jean-Louis Laplanche, world-renowned psychiatrist and Freud translator, is the owner of the Chateau de Pommard in Burgundy. Yet his peculiarity does not compare with that of the husban...