Avi Hein wrote:I have to admit ... despite my earlier enthusiasm, I plan on giving this a pass. The reviews just seem so bad -- although I can see where it doesn't have the crossover value.
Daniel Rogov wrote:A perhaps rhetorical question on my part but why on earth would anyone want to see a film about a wine tasting?
Daniel Rogov wrote:Well, it happened - this morning and in the comfort of my own living room, I saw "Bottle Shock". My tasting note:
Bottle Shock, 2008: Lovely scenery but distinctly light-weight, with a pronounced hint of shmaltz on the nose and not very much relationship on the palate or the memory to the variety or events portrayed. Lovely scenery, but wanders more than a bit too far afield from realities. Portrays a blind tasting but it doesn't help much that everyone knows in advance who and what is going to "win". Lacks depth, breadth or length. See now if at all. Score 74.
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