When a world renowned Chinese sommelier residing in France is contacted by his childhood buddy in China to help him auction for a bottle of 1855 vintage wine on behalf of the Chinese government, he agrees without question. Little does he realize he is about to be sucked into an age-old feud between rivaling vineyards and a historical mystery that might shatter the whole oenological industry.
Cast & Credits
The great highlight of "Wine War" lies in the diversity and the theme of the unusual dispute, we are accustomed to watching action movies where it usually involves rival gangs, power search, traffic ... But not in "Wine War" where The dispute involves prestige among wine producers.
The story is satisfactorily consistent, alone does not do much but accompanied by cinematography transforms the film, we have beautiful external scenery and rich interiors in detail, an atmosphere typically reminiscent of Italy, editing and positioning of the cameras are perfect.
The soundtrack is engaging, the cast performed super well, pity that the film was limited by the low budget, otherwise in Korean hands for example would give a great movie as amazing CGIs!