Vintage: A History of Wine. Eps. 7 & 8

United Kingdom, 1988

Film
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Sipping stars recounts the history of champagne, from its invention by Dom Perignon during the reign of Louis XIV, the addition of the bubbles by the British during the reign of Charles II and the introduction of mass production methods by La Veuve Clicquot which led to its international success. “Wine and war” shows how the sweet fortified wines, particularly Madeira and Port were embraced by the British and Americans when French and German wines became unobtainable during the Napoleonic wars.

Credits

co-producers/directors

Christopher Ralling

Michael Gill

production company

Channel Four

WGBH (Boston)

Malone Gill Productions

Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1988

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302675

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wine and wine making

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Portugal

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Wine and wine making

Places → Portugal

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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