--Promotional Underwriting for this documentary is provided by Clouds Rest Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast AVA.
Airs Sunday, December 18th at 8pm on KRCB-TV22.
Pinot Noir - The Holy Grail of Wine - is a story of a struggle of the most elusive, captivating and most coveted varietal - Pinot Noir. The documentary reveals the history of Pinot Noir wine from the Roman Empire to its journey to California in the 19th century.
Pinot Noir is not only the toughest and most capricious grape to grow, but Pinot Noir wine is the hardest one to produce. Nevertheless, the mysterious allure of this noble varietal, and its age-old reputation for challenging winemakers, captivates those seeking out the Holy Grail of wine-the greatest expressions of complexity and splendor offered by Pinot Noir.
The documentary features Master Sommeliers and is based around the story of Clouds Rest Pinot Noir vineyard from Sonoma Coast.