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These Wine Movies Will Make You Want To Become A Sommelier

If you're an aspiring sommelier or just love wine you'll really enjoy these wine movies. From Sideways to Netflix's Wine Country you can live vicariously through these charactes who embibe more than their fair share of wine. But for the love of god don't order the merlot! Uncorked is another great wine movie that is also available on Netflix, about a young man who wants to leave his family's BBQ restaurant to become a sommelier. There are also romantic wine movies like A Walk in the Clouds starring the ever enjoyable Keanu Reeves. If you want to learn more about wine, be sure to check out some of the wine documentaries on this list.

But which one of these wine movies is the best? You get to help decide with your votes. Vote up your favorite wine movies to see which one of them has the legs to make it to the top.

  • Photo: Wine Country / Netflix
    13 VOTES
    Wine Country is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Amy Poehler. Tensions from the past come to the forefront for a group of friends celebrating a 50th birthday in Napa.  ...more
    • Actors: Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, Paula Pell
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Amy Poehler
    A great wine movie?
  • 2
    22 VOTES
    Paris-based wine expert Steven Spurrier heads to California in search of cheap wine that he can use for a blind taste test in the French capital. Stumbling upon the Napa Valley, the stuck-up Englishman is shocked to discover a winery turning out top-notch chardonnay. Determined to make a name for himself, he sets about getting the booze back to Paris.  ...more
    • Actors: Chris Pine, Hal B. Klein, Alan Rickman, Jean-Michel Richaud, Dennis Farina
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Randall Miller
    A great wine movie?

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    39 VOTES
    Struggling writer and wine enthusiast Miles (Paul Giamatti) takes his engaged friend, Jack (Thomas Haden Church), on a trip to wine country for a last single-guy bonding experience. While Miles wants to relax and enjoy the wine, Jack is in search of a fling before his wedding. Soon Jack is sleeping with Stephanie (Sandra Oh), while her friend Maya (Virginia Madsen) connects with Miles. When Miles lets slip that Jack is getting married, both women are furious, sending the trip into disarray.  ...more
    • Actors: Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh, Marylouise Burke
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Alexander Payne
    A great wine movie?

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    6 VOTES

    You Will Be My Son

    You Will Be My Son is a 2011 French drama film directed by Gilles Legrand, starring Niels Arestrup and Lorànt Deutsch. It was written by Legrand, Sandrine Cayron, and Delphine de Vigan and released in France on August 24, 2011.  ...more
    • Actors: Niels Arestrup, Patrick Chesnais, Nicolas Marié, Urbain Cancelier, Jean-Marc Roulot
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Gilles Legrand
    A great wine movie?