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Bottle Shock vs. Judgement of Paris

Despite mixed reviews at Sundance and a bad review on SFGate, I still plan to see 'Bottle Shock,' the first of two films due this year about the so-called Judgement of Paris, a 1976 wine competition in which French judges named Californian wines the winners in blind tastings.



'Bottle Shock' looks entertaining, but a little loose on historical accuracy. A second film about the same event, 'Judgement of Paris,' is set for release later this year. This one is based on the book by George Taber, the writer for Time magazine who was the only journalist to cover the Judgement. I'll check out both movies and report back with non-blind reviews.

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“Bottle Shock vs. Judgement of Paris”