Playlist for Eat & Drink

Climate change and wine

51m 54s

Global warming could drastically alter the world wine map. Temperatures are expected to rise from 3° to 5°C by 2050, accompanied by a decrease in summertime precipitation, much more frequent heat waves (over 35°C) that are fatal to grapevines, increased soil erosion and irrigation problems. This investigative documentary surveys the research carried out and the decisions made by both vineyard owners and scientists to tackle the question of global warming.

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Getting a Taste for Natural Wine

52m 00s

In recent years, the consumption of organic wine has become a growing trend. It’s what Europeans expect: traceability of products and respect for the environment. But the new phenomenon is the consumption of so-called natural and biodynamic or ‘raw’ wines that go even further. A new generation of winemakers has decided to banish all chemical inputs in the process of winemaking.

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Relic Wine Hunters - The Land of the Cathars

44m 59s

In the deep south of France, a Mediterranean climate, fertile soil and wide skies kept bright blue by the Mistral winds that sweep in from the north make the perfect conditions growing wine. But a turbulent past haunts this beautiful land, plagued for centuries by religious, political and industrial upheaval, not to mention a deadly vine parasite that wiped out its vineyards.

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The Heiresses

52m 07s

Their names are Ludivine, Juliette and Alexandrine. They are respected oenologist and winemakers, working in Burgundy, France and beyond. They present a new face of Burgundy more feminine and modern. They are undeniable pieces of the wine industry in Burgundy and seem to be on an equal footing with men. However, to get where they are today, they had show more determination, to show more envy than their male counterparts.

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The Story of german beer

51m 58s

This documentary looks at the history of beer starting with the Sumerians who invented it 5.000 years ago through to the leading export of today and the new trend of the future: craft beer. Prost!

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