The Wine Show

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  • 2016
  • 3 Seasons
  • 8.8  (441)

The Wine Show is a television program that explores the world of wine through the perspective of two British actors and wine enthusiasts, Matthew Goode (Downton Abbey) and Matthew Rhys (The Americans), and a professional sommelier, Joe Fattorini. The show, which premiered in 2016 on Sky, takes the viewer on a global journey to discover the stories and traditions behind some of the most famous wineries and vineyards in the world. From Tuscany to California, Rioja to Bordeaux, the presenters travel to different regions, where they meet wine experts, taste different wines, and share their experiences with the audience.

Each episode of The Wine Show focuses on a particular theme or region, such as the traditions of wine in the Old World and New World, pairing wine and food, the different grape varieties, and the cultural significance of wine. The show combines travel, food, history, culture, and wine education in a fun, relaxed, and informative style that is accessible to both wine connoisseurs and novices alike.

One of the highlights of the show is the chemistry between the presenters. Both Matthews are not only talented actors but also passionate wine lovers who bring their wit, charm, and enthusiasm to the show. They have a natural rapport with each other and with Joe Fattorini, who is not only a sommelier but also a wine writer and educator. The three of them have great chemistry and are able to convey their love of wine in a way that is infectious and entertaining.

Another standout feature of the show is the cinematography. The Wine Show takes advantage of the stunning locations where the presenters travel, showing off the beauty of the vineyards and the regions where they are located. The camera work is exceptional, highlighting the landscapes, the wines, and the food, making the viewer feel like they are right there with the presenters.

The Wine Show also includes segments where Joe Fattorini teaches the presenters and the audience about different wines, grape varieties, and regions. He uses simple language and analogies to explain complex concepts in a way that is easy to understand. He also includes little-known facts and stories that make the topic more engaging and memorable.

Additionally, each episode of The Wine Show features a celebrity guest, who joins the presenters to taste and discuss wine. These guests range from actors and musicians to chefs and comedians, and they bring their unique perspectives and personalities to the show. The interactions between the presenters and the guests are often humorous and lighthearted, making the show a joy to watch.

Overall, The Wine Show is a delightful and entertaining program that is perfect for anyone who loves wine or wants to learn more about it. It combines travel, food, history, culture, and wine education in a fun, accessible, and informative way that is sure to please both wine connoisseurs and novices alike. The presenters are charming and knowledgeable, the cinematography is stunning, and the content is engaging and educational. If you love wine or enjoy watching travel and food shows, then The Wine Show is definitely worth checking out.

The Wine Show is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (28 episodes). The series first aired on April 10, 2016.

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Episode 7
7. Episode 7
October 29, 2020
In this food and wine special, Matthew Rhys and Joe Fattorini watch unseen footage from Matthew Goode and James Purefoy's road trip around Portugal.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
October 29, 2020
Matthew and James explore how women have helped shape the Douro wine business. Joe Fattorini takes Matthew Rhys to a Portuguese restaurant in Queens.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
October 29, 2020
Matthew Goode and James explore Portugal's historic relationship with the Catholic Church in Vinho Verde. Matthew Rhys and Joe go all Goodfellas in Brooklyn.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
October 29, 2020
Matthew and James have to find Portugal's link to Scandinavia and head to Aveiro, where they cook salt cod. Dominic and James sip wines in the Douro Valley.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
October 29, 2020
Matthew Goode and James Purefoy visit the cork harvest in the Alentejo, where James has a cry. In Thailand, Joe Fattorini researches Thai foods and flavors.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
October 29, 2020
Matthew Goode and James Purefoy's next road-trip challenge takes them to the Douro Valley. Matthew Rhys and Joe enjoy Mexican food and wines in New York City.
The Wine Show S3:E1
1. The Wine Show S3:E1
October 29, 2020
Dominic West and James Purefoy taste wines at the headquarters in Portugal's Douro Valley. Matthew Goode and James learn about the Age of Discoveries in Lisbon.
Where to Watch The Wine Show
The Wine Show is available for streaming on the Sky website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Wine Show on demand at Apple TV Channels, Amazon Prime and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    April 10, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    8.8  (441)