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Season 2 / Episode 2 and airs on 19 January 2018 19:00
The Wine Show sees the series' main presenters, actors Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys, take viewers on a fresh, informative and entertaining journey into wine. As enthusiastic novices they look at the kinds of wine we all enjoy every day with our dinner, as well as some of the world's most famous labels.Joining Matthew and Matthew on their journey are the show's passionate expert wine contributors, Joe Fattorini and Amelia Singer, who skillfully guide the two Matthews along the way. The Wine Show travels to twelve different countries on six continents to bring us back great stories and great wine. Gizzi Erskine also joins in as our food expert in the US.From their villa in the Italian countryside, Goode and Rhys are set a new challenge every week that sees them explore different parts of Italy, uncovering some of the best wines the country has to offer, as well as the stories that surround them.
The series for wine lovers. Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys turn the tables on wine expert Joe Fattorini and send him off to find a wine that breaks all the rules. He heads to the beautiful city of Orvieto and meets a winemaker who is making a cool climate pinot noir in Lazio. Chef Stephen Harris shares his love of red burgundy and creates a simple dish to complement it. Matt and Matt are challenged to tell the difference between a 120 pound bottle of French wine and one from Spain that costs just 10. And the story of Rudi Kurniawan, the most famous wine criminal in history.
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.
Series for wine lovers. A look back at some of the highlights of the series. Joe Fattorini heads to South Africa for a taste of historic Vin de Constance. Matthew Rhys and Matthew Goode take us on a whistle stop tour of all 12 bottles that went to make up The Wine Show's Spirit of Italy case. Chef Francesco Mazzei travels to his home town of Calabria to enjoy another taste of his favourite wine. And Amelia Singer goes to Australia to explore some of that country's greatest wines.
Actors Matthew Goode and James Purefoy are challenged to put together a case of wine to match a six-course lunch by Michelin-starred French chef Stéphane Reynaud. In the charming, picturesque village of Cotignac in Provence, they sample some excellent rosé wines to accompany the pre-lunch snacks, but Jancis Robinson has the final say about which wine will go in the case. Joe Fattorini and comedian Gina Yashere are in Santa Barbara, California, learning how a cup of coffee can predict what kind of wine you might like. Back in London, actor Matthew Rhys checks out wine-related gadgets old and new.
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.
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 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 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 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 José 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.
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.
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