..... is a series of one half-hour television shows that are both enticing to the senses and informative with their view. The Corkscrew Diary engages the essence of vineyard and vintner bringing not only a ‘featured’ wine to the fore but qualities of the regions in which the soil, root and passions bear fruit.
The Corkscrew Diary opens a world of wine and story by introducing the people who nurture the vines and finesse the cellars. In their own words, vintners will describe the heritage and life of the vineyards and their pursuit of the perfect wine all while touring the grounds - eventually closing the show by breaking bread in a special and distinctive setting.
The Corkscrew Diary serves not only as a showcase for vineyards and their fine works, but as an exotic travel log as well. Embrace stories of manor homes, souls, cellars and cuisine from the West Cape of Africa to the Tuscan hills, Napa Valley to the valley of the Saar and the heights of the Chilean Andes.
The Corkscrew Diary is a veritable cornucopia of exquisite offerings from around the globe. A bottle purchased from a purveyor of fine wine will tell its own story. The Corkscrew Diary reveals a virtual personal tour of the processes and passions that bring the life to that bottle. The Corkscrew Diary runs fingers through soil, raises stems to the storied and salutes everyday life in the finest vineyards of the world.