Search - Wine for Dummies on DVD


Wine for Dummies
Wine for Dummies
Actor: Sterling Roig
Director: Andrea Jobe
Genres: Special Interests, Educational
NR     2006     1hr 20min

Wine For Dummies, the visual companion to the acclaimed book with more the 500,000 copies in print, is an accessible, unpretentious "wine lover?s bible" that opens up the world of wine to anyone. Like the best selling book...  more »

     
2

Larger Image

Movie Details

Actor: Sterling Roig
Director: Andrea Jobe
Creators: Don V. Stephens III, Carol Mathews, Cliff Chenfeld, Craig Balsam, Jason Stafford, Ryan Ingrasin
Genres: Special Interests, Educational
Sub-Genres: Health, Cooking & Beverages, Home & Garden, Educational
Studio: Razor & Tie Theatric
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 05/09/2006
Original Release Date: 05/09/2006
Theatrical Release Date: 05/09/2006
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 1hr 20min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

Similar Movies


Similarly Requested DVDs

Benny and Joon
Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik
   PG   2001   1hr 38min
   
Vantage Point
Single-Disc Edition
Director: Pete Travis
   PG-13   2008   1hr 30min
   
You Don't Mess With the Zohan
Unrated Extended Single-Disc Edition
Director: Dennis Dugan
   UR   2008   1hr 53min
   
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Single Disc
Director: Steven Spielberg
   PG-13   2008   2hr 2min
   
Up in the Air
Director: Jason Reitman
   R   2010   1hr 49min
   
Love in the Time of Cholera
   R   2008   2hr 19min
   
The Sea Inside
Director: Alejandro Amenábar
   PG-13   2005   2hr 5min
   
Children of Men
Widescreen Edition
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
   R   2007   1hr 49min
   
A Fish Called Wanda
   R   1999   1hr 48min
   
The Brothers McMullen
Director: Edward Burns
   R   2000   1hr 38min
   
 

Movie Reviews

Good but not great
Vino toujours | San Luis Obispo, Ca | 09/02/2007
(3 out of 5 stars)

"I found the information in this to be modestly useful. Its a good starting point and adequate if you want to
just learn basics. I made the mistake of watching it AFTER seeing another more comprehensive DVD on
the same subject. So from that standpoint, this was kind of a step backward for me. Aside from being a bit
too basic, it only really features the host through the entire DVD. And while he may be a reputable sommelier,
listening to just one person's perspective for an hour is somewhat limiting. Especially if you're discussing such
a broad topic as wine. So... If you're a beginner, this is a good DVD. But if you know anything about wine, I'd
really go with something more in depth (such as "An Introductory Guide to Wine")."
Delivers exactly what you expect: everything a beginner need
Nada Vergili, Italy Guide & Languag | Charlotte, North Carolina | 11/23/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I really really really really enjoyed this DVD and recommend it to anyone who loves to drink wine and has come to the realization that there is more to wine than just being able to distinguish between white and red. It's not a connoisseur's guide to wine, it's "Wine for Dummies", people like me, who are enthusiasts, not snobs. It goes over all the basics any ambitious "wino" needs to know: pouring, smelling, savoring, storing, pairing, wines from different countries and their characteristics, grape varietals... a truly thorough presentation packed with tons of useful tips.
It's like taking a class because we only hear the sommelier speaking to us for the entire duration, but his approach is very friendly, clear, easy to understand, and not at all pretentious."
Wine
Mr. Bryan W. Poole | Ohio | 04/10/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I actually, believe it or not, received this DVD on accident. I meant to buy the book, but didn't read the product listing properly. So, in spite of my folly, when the DVD arrived I was pissed off. But I popped it in the DVD player anyways. To my surprise, I learned so much more than I expected from the DVD. The DVD kept me attentive, I was able to work around the house and still listen to the DVD at the same time. It took the stress out of reading for once, just because I had the DVD. Plus all the vivid pictures and explanations helped me see the wines, and understand more about what the narrator was saying. DVDs are great educational escapes from books. And I felt that this was a great example. I feel that I don't even need the book because the DVD was so informal."