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The Wine Show: Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys star in this new series about the people and stories behind some of the world

Sunday 6:55 PM et/pt on Sky
2 Seasons, 20 Episodes
April 10, 2016
Documentary & Biography
8.9/10
Cast: Joe Fattorini, Matthew Goode, Matthew Rhys, Amelia Singer
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  • The last show of the current series of The Wine Show is a Food & Wine special. Hosts James Purefoy and Matthew Goode introduce us to six wines chosen by some of the world's greatest sommeliers. In their restaurants around the world, the chefs create some inspiring wine and food pairings. We visit the legendary Pied de Terre on London's Charlotte Street, new sensation Single Thread Farm in California, the unique Bubbledogs Kitchen Table in London, Bel Canto in Lisbon, the stunning Lime Wood in Hampshire and the ground-breaking Dairy in Clapham, South London. We also revisit some of the highlights of Matt and James's journey around France.

  • In the sixth show in the current series of The Wine Show James Purefoy and Matthew Goode are in the belly of France - the food-obsessed city of Lyon - to find a wine for the dessert course of their epic French feast. They visit a traditional bouchon where they eat tripe, calves head and pike before heading off to satisfy their sweet tooth at Pralus, a patisserie famed for its Praluline brioche. Time for them to put on their aprons and get baking. With their wines chosen they had back to the villa for the judgement of Jancis Robinson, the world's most influential wine critic. Joe Fattorini is in the Basque Spanish city of San Sebastian with chef Jos? Pizarro. They head to Rioja to find wines for a dinner at one of San Sebastian's oldest Gastronmic Societies, Kanyonetan. Named after the cannon balls fired into the city by the British, Joe bravely decides to serve an English wine alongside his Spanish find. How will this go down with the diners and surprise guest legendary chef Juan Marie Arzak? And Jaega Wise is tasked with trying to convince Joe that he should really be drinking beer in a very festive Munich, in the southern German state of Bavaria. Needless to say, Joe returns the favour with a quick lesson in how to choose the perfect German wine to go with your sausages. And back in London, Matthew Rhys is at Berry Brothers & Rudd in London's St James's looking at historic and modern gadgets.

  • In the fifth show in the new series, James Purefoy and Matthew Goode are in the Camargue on the hunt for wines to match the cheese course in the epic French lunch. In an effort to understand the Camargue way of life, they become cowboys for the day, rounding up bulls before they are allowed to sit down and taste some wines. With their wines chosen they head back to the villa for the judgement of Jancis Robinson, the world's most influential wine critic. Joe Fattorini is in Bosnia to find out how one vineyard is trying to heal some very open wounds of war. And he joins Amelia Singer in St Tropez for an inspiring beach lunch with legendary winemaker Sacha Lichine before getting aboard the cruise ship Celebrity Reflection to host a VIP wine dinner. And back in London, Matthew Rhys is at Berry Brothers & Rudd in London's St James's looking at historic and modern gadgets.

  • In the fourth show, James Purefoy and Matthew Goode find themselves in stunning Burgundy on the hunt to each find a wine to match the main course in their epic six-course lunch. With Coq aux Vin on the menu, it's the only place to be. They visit the historic Chateau du Clos du Vougeot and the Confrerie du Chevaliers du Tastevin - the knights of the Order of Winetasters. They learn about the history of the chateau and Burgundy but before they can choose a wine, have to sit an exam. Can they learn their wines as well as their lines? With their wines chosen they head back to their villa for the judgement of Jancis Robinson, the world's most influential wine critic. Meanwhile Joe Fattorini is competing in the Medoc Marathon with Jamie Ramsay, adventure runner. This is a full marathon where every mile there is a chateau offering a sample of their latest vintage to all the competitors. With the mercury hitting 30 degrees C and Joe in fancy dress, things don't work out quite as Joe hoped. Amelia Singer joins Joe in Canada, to find out if their wines can really hold their own against more established wine regions. And back in London, Matthew Rhys is at Berry Brothers & Rudd in London's St James's looking at historic and modern gadgets.

  • In the third show in the new series, James Purefoy and Matthew Goode think they're in for a fabulous lunch at the glamorous Palme D'Or restaurant in Cannes. Little do they know the chef has decided they need to work for their lunch. But they each find a wine to take back for Jancis Robinson to assess as a match to the fish course of Stephane Reynaud's epic six-course lunch. Meanwhile Joe Fattorini has been to the former Soviet republic of Georgia, to find out if it really can lay claim to being the cradle of wine. And Joe joins wine expert Amelia Singer in California to find out how one sheriff is helping a local wine maker find people to work in her vineyard at a time of historic labour shortages. Back in London, Matthew Rhys is at Berry Brothers & Rudd in London's St James's looking at historic and modern gadgets.

  • In the second show in the new series, Matthew Goode and James Purefoy are in search of a wine to match the starter in their epic six-course lunch. They get an early morning call in the Ardeche before heading up the river in a kayak and caving their way to a very unusual wine cellar. Back at the villa, Jancis Robinson chooses her favourite wine of the two they bring back. Meanwhile, Joe Fattorini has been in Argentina to find out about a very successful immigrant and heads to Japan with top London brewer Jaega Wise to find out about sake. Back in London, Matthew Rhys is at Berry Brothers & Rudd in London's St James's looking at historic and modern gadgets.

  • Matthew Goode and James Purefoy are on the hunt for rose in Provence. Joe Fattorini is with comedian Gina Yashere. Matthew Rhys is in historic London St James's on his quest to find gadgets old and new.

  • The series for wine lovers. Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys head to Venice to meet Francesco da Mosta to find out about the Venetian love of the aperitivo, the opening drink of the evening. Joe Fattorini goes to the beautiful island of Santorini to visit an underwater wine cellar in one of the world's oldest winemaking regions. Chef Michael Caines shares his love of English bubbles and creates a dish to match it. Amelia Singer is in Adelaide and Tasmania to visit their vineyards.

  • Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys star in this series about the stories behind some of the world's most fascinating wines. From their villa HQ in the Italian hills they travel north to the mountainous region of Trentino where they meet an inspirational winemaker who ages her wine in clay urns. Joe Fattorini heads to Hong Kong to explore China's 'red obsession' and a WW2 bunker where the most exclusive wine tastings in the world take place. Yorkshire Chef Frances Atkins shares her love of white wine and creates a very unusual dish to match it. Amelia Singer visits Seppeltsfield in Australia's Barossa Valley where she comes face to face with some snapshots of her own family's history.

  • Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys visit Verona, Amelia Singer tries to convert Joe Fattorini to drinking port, and chef Niki Nakayama prepares a dish to go with her favourite sake.

  • From their villa HQ in the Italian hills, the two Matt's head to Bologna where they get a masterclass in making that city's most famous dish... with mixed reviews from a scary Italian mama. Joe Fattorini fulfils a lifelong dream to bid on a barrel of wine at Burgundy's famous Vente des Vins auction. Does he succeed, and just where will he keep all 288 bottles!? Spanish super chef Elena Arzak lets us into her London restaurant for a taste of her favourite wine and creates a perfect dish to accompany it. And wine expert Amelia Singer explores the German roots of one of Australia's greatest wine regions, the Barossa Valley.

  • From their villa HQ in the Italian hills, the two Matthews head to Rome for a breakfast of ice cream, a class in pastry making and a celebration of sweet wine - the dolce vita all over. Joe Fattorini heads to Shanghai for two very special films. He's challenged to become a sommelier in the most exciting wine market in the world. What wine will he choose to go with Sichuan frog? Chef Peter Gordon looks to his Kiwi roots, cooking a dish to go with his favourite New Zealand wine.

  • Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys star in this series about the stories behind some of the world's most fascinating wines. From their villa HQ in the Italian hills they travel to visit a vineyard once owned by Michelangelo and try their hand at designing their own wine label. Joe Fattorini heads to Israel to look at how wine came to be at the heart of Judaism and where it's made today on the border of a warzone. 3 Star Michelin Chef Clare Smyth from Gordon Ramsay Royal Hospital Road shares her wedding day memories of a very special wine and creates a beautiful dish to complement it. And Gizzi Erskine visits the Napa Valley for a trip on the Wine Train, where she's also put in charge of the stove to create lunch for two of California's best winemakers.

  • Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys star in this series about the stories behind some of the world's most fascinating wines. From their villa HQ in the Italian hills, they head to Chianti and the former home of Mona Lisa Gherardini, subject of Da Vinci's famous portrait. Expert Joe Fattorini visits the Maule valley to find out how hope can find roots in the vineyards at the epicenter of Chile's devastating 2010 earthquake. Chef Atul Kochhar fires up his tandoor to complement his favourite wine. And in Moldova - a tiny country where 25 per cent of the population rely on wine for their livelihood - Joe goes inside one of the biggest cellars in the world, and asks 'why did Russia stop buying their wine?'.

  • Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys star in this series about the stories behind some of the world's most fascinating wines. From their villa HQ in the Italian hills, they head to the Vatican to meet a priest who needs a new communion wine. Expert Joe Fattorini flys to South Africa where he heads out on baboon patrol at a vineyard inside a game reserve. Chef Francesco Mazzei takes us to his home in Calabria to tell us about his favourite grape and cooks a dish to complement it. And Amelia Singer joins Joe on skis when they go t?te-?-t?te over French Alpine wines and share their secret vin chaud recipes.

  • Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys star in this series about the stories behind some of the world's most fascinating wines. From their villa HQ in the Italian hills they head to Italy's ancient capital where they find out why ancient Romans added cheese to their wine. Expert Joe Fattorini finds himself in a very tight spot in the Loire when he discovers how one winemaker helped the French Resistance during WW2. Chef Jos? Pizarro tells us about his favourite grape and cooks a dish to complement it and Amelia Singer heads down under to explore one of wine's best-kept secrets - The Mornington Peninsula.

  • Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys crash a vintage car in Montalcino. Joe Fattorini finds out if chanting can affect the taste of wine, and Dan Doherty talks about his favourite grape.

  • Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys present a guide to wine from an Italian villa. They attend a barrel race in Tuscany, and are joined by chef Brad McDonald

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