I don’t know about you, but I love movies about wine. Cheesy romantic comedies where they meet at a gorgeous vineyard, dramatic tension about taking over the family winemaking business, and documentaries about winemaking are all my thing.
There’s nothing like curling up on the couch with your favorite glass of wine and watching a great wine movie. If you’re looking for some good wine movies to watch, here are some of the best wine movies on Netflix and other streaming platforms
Top Wine Movies On Netflix, Prime, Hulu & Paramount+
- A Good Year
- Bottle Shock
- The Secret of Santa Vittoria
- A Walk in the Clouds
- Wine Country
- The Perfect Pairing
- Sour Grapes
- Barolo Boys: The Story of a Revolution
- You Will Be My Son
1. A Good Year
A Good Year stars Russell Crowe as a successful London businessman who inherits his uncle’s vineyard in Provence. At first, he is only interested in selling the vineyard.
He gets to work on the renovations and realizes that there’s something appealing about this new relaxed lifestyle. He ends up sticking around and learning about the wine business, all while falling in love with more than just wine.
You can rent or purchase A Good Year on Prime video.
This documentary takes a look at the global wine industry and how it is being affected by large corporations.
It features interviews with many different wine producers from all over the world and discusses the impact of globalization on many of the world’s specific wine regions.
Mondovino is an insightful look at the wine industry and its impact on the world and you can find it on Prime Video.
If you like documentaries, you may also want to check out A Year in Burgundy,
Sideways is about two friends, Miles and Jack, who go on a road trip through California’s wine country. Miles is a failed writer and wine enthusiast while Jack is a soon-to-be-married man trying to enjoy his last days as a bachelor.
You’ll enjoy following these adventures with an all-star cast that includes Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, and Sandra Oh.
You can watch Sideways on Hulu or Prime Video.
4. Bottle Shock
Bottle Shock is based on a true story about the 1976 ” Judgement of Paris” wine competition. A group of American wine experts tasted wines from France and California and were shocked when the Californian wines won. The movie follows the events leading up to the competition and the aftermath.
With favorites like Bill Pullman and Alan Rickman, you won’t want to miss this hilarious retelling.
You can find Bottle Shock on Prime Video.
5. The Secret of Santa Vittoria
The Secret of Santa Vittoria is set in Italy during World War II. It tells the story of a small Italian town that hides a large amount of wine from the Nazis. The town’s mayor leads the effort to keep the wine hidden and safe.
While younger viewers may not recognize any of the cast members, you can still enjoy a fantastic movie full of rich history.
Check out The Secret of Santa Vittoria on Paramount+ or Prime Video.
6. A Walk in the Clouds
A Walk in the Clouds stars Keanu Reeves as a World War II veteran who returns home to find that his wife has left him. He meets a beautiful woman (played by Aitana Sanchez-Gijon) who is pregnant and needs help getting home.
It’s a bit of a stretch to call this a movie about wine, but anything with Keanu Reeves is worth watching in my book, and they do stop at a vineyard where he worked as a kid at one point in their travels, so I’m counting it.
You can find A Walk in the Clouds on Prime Video.
7. Wine Country
Wine Country follows a group of friends who go to Napa Valley for a wine-tasting weekend. The movie stars comedy greats Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, and Maya Rudolph.
If you love wine and you love to laugh, this is the movie for you.
You can watch Wine Country on Netflix.
Uncorked is about a man who wants to become a master sommelier. He enters a prestigious wine competition, but his father does not approve of his choices and wants him to take over their family’s Memphis barbecue business instead.
While you may not recognize the cast, you’ll recognize great performances when you see them, and you may even relate to the struggles of disappointing your parents.
This is a Netflix movie and can be found on the streaming service.
This documentary follows four candidates as they prepare for the Master Sommelier Exam. The exam is one of the most difficult exams in the world, and less than 10% of those who take it pass.
If you enjoy Somm, you may want to check out its sequels. Somm: Into the Bottle is about the history and politics of wine and Somm 3 gathers wine legends to drink some of the rarest bottles in the world.
You can find all three of these on Hulu and Prime Video.
10. The Perfect Pairing
The Perfect Pairing is about two people who are passionate about wine and food. They meet at a wine tasting and start a relationship based on their shared love of wine and food.
The movie follows them as they travel to different vineyards and restaurants, and try different wines and foods.
If you love food and wine, this is the perfect movie for you. And if you’re a sucker for romantic comedies, like I am, you may also want to check out The Chateau Meroux.
A Perfect Pairing can be found on Prime Video.
11. Sour Grapes
Sour Grapes is about a man who was convicted of selling fake wine. The movie follows him as he tries to rebuild his life after being released from prison.
If you’re interested in learning more about the mysterious world of wine auctions, this is a great movie for you. You’ll learn about a man who sold millions of dollars worth of counterfeit wine and almost got away with it.
Sour Grapes can be found on Prime Video, but be sure you are watching the one from 2016.
12. Barolo Boys: The Story of a Revolution
Barolo Boys: The Story of a Revolution is about a group of wine growers in the Barolo region of Italy who are trying to change the way that wine is made in their region.
They want to make wines that are more reflective of their terroir and are willing to risk everything to do it.
It follows the story of some of the world’s most famous wines and how they grew in popularity.
You can find this film on Prime Video.
13. You Will Be My Son
If you don’t mind subtitles, or you know French, you will enjoy this drama about a wine estate in France. You Will Be My Son is about a father and son who are at odds with each other. The father wants his son to take over the family business, but the son has other plans.
Originally titled Tu seras mon fils, this movie follows a father’s journey to cultivate the skills of his dying estate manager’s son.
You can find this movie on Prime Video.
There are many great wine movies out there, and these are just a few of them. If you’re looking for something to watch that will educate and entertain you, I highly recommend any of the movies on this list.