Sundance Now and Acorn TV Host Seasons 1 and 2 Via Binge on July 15 and July 22
Season 3 to Premiere Exclusively in U.S. and Canada on July 29
“Utter delight… offers the lushly photographed, escapist pleasures of a travel program” – Vulture
“Pleasant palate cleanser…very sophisticated” – Washington Post
Join award-winning actors and wine enthusiasts Matthew Rhys, Matthew Goode, James Purefoy and Dominic West in a journey around the globe to discover the history, culture and people of some of the most beautiful and fascinating places – all through the wonderful prism of wine – in the acclaimed lifestyle/travel series The Wine Show. Binge all three seasons of this visually entertaining, humorous and engaging series on Sundance Now and Acorn TV this summer:
- Season 1 – Premieres Thursday, July 15
- Season 2 – Premieres Thursday, July 22
- Season 3 – Premieres Thursday, July 29 *Exclusive*
Season three of The Wine Show will premiere as a streaming exclusive in the U.S. and Canada on Thursday, July 29 on Sundance Now, as well as the AMC+ premium streaming bundle, and Acorn TV.
During the course of this series, the actors, along with co-host Joe Fattorini, wine expert Amelia Singer, and many guest wine experts trek to vineyards and other breathtaking wine destinations throughout the world to sample some of the best locally-produced wines and uncover intriguing stories and more about this wonderful drink. For each of the three seasons, the hosts are based at a headquarters in different countries– Umbria in Italy (season 1); at a Provençal villa in the south of France (season 2) and Portugal’s Douro Valley (season 3).
Cast and creator interviews are available, please contact those listed below with interest.
About Season One – Premieres Thursday, July 15
The Wine Show, Season 1
With their base in a countryside villa in Umbria, Italy, wine enthusiasts and actors Matthew Goode (A Discovery of Witches, The Crown) and Matthew Rhys (The Americans, Perry Mason) visit various locations throughout the country to discover intriguing stories and history behind the popular beverage. Joe Fattorini and Amelia Singer travel to 11 countries between the two of them to visit vineyards and other riveting wine destinations. Celebrity chefs including Niki Nakayama, Michael Caines, Clare Smyth and Elena Arzak reveal their favorite wines and cook trademark dishes to complement them. (13 Episodes)
About Season Two – Premieres Thursday, July 22
The Wine Show, Season 2
Based in their beautiful new Provençal villa in the glorious South of France, Matthew Goode (A Discovery of Witches) and James Purefoy (Rome, A Discovery of Witches) set off on a new road trip challenge in every episode, uncovering some of the region’s best wines, and learning the stories that surround them. Rhys gets the scoop on historic and modern wine gadgets at Berry Brothers & Rudd in London, while Fattorini travels abroad to meet people and learn stories behind some of the world’s most fascinating wines. (7 Episodes)
About Season Three – Premieres Thursday, July 29 *EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE*
The Wine Show, Season 3
Matthew Goode, Matthew Rhys and James Purefoy are joined this lively season by a new member of the team – Dominic West (The Hour, The Wire), who presides with James at the season’s headquarters: the Quinta do Noval in the stunning Douro Valley in Portugal. Goode and Purefoy trek across Portugal to discover the country’s best wines, while star sommelier Charlotte Wilde travels to The Azores and answers the question: who really invented sparkling wine, including champagne? Resident wine experts hit the road as Amelia Singer heads across the US (including a look at how urban winemaking and hip hop have found a voice in wine in California and New York) and Fattorini visits Thailand and Germany. In one segment, Fattorini stops in Hungary, a country rich with stories about the health-giving properties of its wines, covering everything from beauty cream to body building. Finally, Rhys and Fattorini lunch at restaurants throughout NYC, to pair wine with varied international cuisines which together represent the city’s ethnic diversity. (7 episodes)
About Sundance Now:
AMC Networks’ streaming service Sundance Now is for culture craving TV watchers looking for their next series to obsess over and offers a rich selection of original and exclusive series from engrossing true crime to heart-stopping dramas and fiercely intelligent thrillers from around the world, all streaming commercial-free. Exclusive new programs are added every week. Sundance Now has exclusively premiered several distinctive, critically acclaimed Sundance Now Original Series, including supernatural thriller A Discovery of Witches; glamorous thriller Riviera starring Julia Stiles; critically acclaimed French spy thriller crime drama The Bureau; and Swedish period drama The Restaurant, as well as Sundance Now Exclusives, such as British true crime thriller Des starring David Tennant; Australian drama Upright starring Tim Minchin; and Australian psychological thriller The Secrets She Keeps; and riveting true crime series The Suspect, The Dakota Entrapment Tapes, No One Saw A Thing, Killing for Love and The Night Caller.