Burgundy: People with a Passion for Wine

Through a colorful mosaic of stories, this documentary film aims to demystify the world-famous French winemaking region and offers a rare insider glimpse into the lives of the passionate people working in Burgundy’s wine industry.

Runtime : 60 mins
Released : 2016

Film Synopsis:
Burgundy: People with a Passion for Wine explores the vitality and joie de vivre lifestyle of the local people against the backdrop of the region’s oldest, traditional wine celebratory events of the annual Trois Glorieuses, including a rare, intimate view of the renowned Christie’s Hospices de Beaune wine auction; La Paulée de Meursault the exclusive wine tasting luncheon with some 700 winemakers; the wine brotherhood gathering at the prestigious Château de Santenay; and in-depth comments by local wine experts and Michelin-starred chefs.

Through a colorful mosaic of stories, the documentary features winemaking, the Burgundy harvest, pre-auction tasting of young wines at the cellars of the Hospices de Beaune, tasting out of the barrel, the unique terroir of the Côte d’Or, the difference between gourmand and gourmet, Burgundian hospitality, truffle hunting with dogs, expert wine tasting, a half-marathon through the hilly vineyards and quaint villages, meet a vigneron, pairing Burgundy wine and food, as well as barrel making by the world’s most famous wine barrel producer (Tonnellerie François Frères).

The Filmmaker: Rudi Goldman

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Watch the making of:


Véronique Drouhin-Boss, Winemaker
Alex Gambal Winemaker
Vincent Bourzereau Winemaker
Philippe Duvernay Winemaker
Thiébault Huber Wine Producer
Jacques Lardière Winemaker
Olivier Leflaive Winemaker
Roland Masse Hospices de Beaune
Cécile Mathiaud Press Contact BVIB


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