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2017 Wine Country Film Festival

Duel of Wine

Directed by Nicolás Carreras

Independent / World Cinema features, Food & Wine On Film / Argentina, Italy, Spain / 2016 / Adventure, Comedy, Food, Nature, Romance, Wine / 95 mins / English, French, Italian, Spanish / West Coast Premiere

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Ruiz and Ramirez (Gary Ruiz and Chris Ramirez Giovacchini)

Quarryhill Botanical Garden
September 23, 2017 6:30 pm

Duel of Wine with Lambrusco

Quarryhill Botanical Garden
September 23, 2017 7:45 pm

Preceded By:
“Taste Your Senses” An Intensive Wine Tasting Workshop

Quarryhill Conference / Patio
September 23, 2017 2:00 pm

Description

The famous Sommelier Charlie Arturaola fell from grace after a momentary loss of his taste during the shooting of a movie. The image of “a Sommelier without palate” destroyed his career. After a few years, Charlie becomes a taxi driver, but he never gave up of dreaming to get his reward back. When Charlie accidently gets to know the newcomer Italian sommelier, he will come with a crazy plan to try to get back into the wine world!


Come enjoy our beautiful venue before the film! Gates open at 6 pm and Rainy Day Chocolate and Catering is serving a menu to compliment our feature –

  • Chicken Cacciatore – Inspired by co owner Jennifer’s grandmother. This dish is full of chicken, fresh bell peppers and classic Italian seasonings
  • Penne with Roasted Vegetables – This vegetarian dish is full of fresh, locally grown, seasonal vegetables with a classic marinara sauce baked to perfection

We also have live music for your enjoyment starting at 6:30.

Come hear Ruiz and Ramirez (Gary Ruiz and Chris Ramirez Giovacchini

 

 


Director's Bio

Nicolás Carreras is an editor and writer, known for El camino del vino (2010), Pinta, corre, pinta (2002) and El rey Toto (2001).


Credits

: Charlie Arturaola, Lino Pujia


Preceded By

  1. Lambrusco, Behind the Glass

    Carlo Guttadauro / Arts In Film / Italy / 2017 / Emotional / 3 mins
    “Behind a simple glass of wine, bursts forth all the amazing grace of a landscape molded by art. A simple gesture of guiding such an astounding glass towards one’s lips, allows one to glance at all the stories that surface from the vivid red texture of Lambrusco.” Synthesizing dance, far-reaching aerial shots, powerful montage, and remixed classical music, Lambrusco strives to give viewers an audiovisual taste of the film’s namesake.

    Precedes: Duel of Wine



  2. “Taste your Senses – The Family Wines of The Duel”

    Master Class, Food & Wine On Film / Wine
    A three hour seated tasting seminar with world-renown Sommelier Charlie Arturaola who along with Sommelier Christopher Sawyer, an American ambassador for the Concours Mondial du Brussels, and Michael Traverso, Senior Brand Manager Italian Estates, will introduce wines from the grapes of the Italo-Argentinean comedy The Duel of Wine about a sommelier (starring Arturaola) who has lost his sense of taste. The film screens after the seminar.

    Precedes: Duel of Wine


Dates & Times

Ruiz and Ramirez (Gary Ruiz and Chris Ramirez Giovacchini)

Quarryhill Botanical Garden
September 23, 2017 6:30 pm

Duel of Wine with Lambrusco

Quarryhill Botanical Garden
September 23, 2017 7:45 pm

Preceded By:
“Taste Your Senses” An Intensive Wine Tasting Workshop

Quarryhill Conference / Patio
September 23, 2017 2:00 pm