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AFP: Film row over French wine-tasting debacle

By Indiewire | Indiewire August 1, 2007 at 6:52AM

The producers of two rival Hollywood films are locked in a nose-to-nose row over an infamous Paris wine-tasting event which embarrassed France's top experts, a report said Wednesday. A British merchant who organised the 1976 blind tasting--in which French experts hailed Californian wines over some of France's finest vintages--is caught up in the middle of the dispute, according to the Guardian daily. AFP reports.
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The producers of two rival Hollywood films are locked in a nose-to-nose row over an infamous Paris wine-tasting event which embarrassed France's top experts, a report said Wednesday. A British merchant who organised the 1976 blind tasting--in which French experts hailed Californian wines over some of France's finest vintages--is caught up in the middle of the dispute, according to the Guardian daily. AFP reports.







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