AWARDED SOCUMENTARY RED OBSESSION
David Roach, Warwick Ross | Documentary | Australia | 2013 | 75 min
What has made the wine of Bordeaux stand for centuries? Synonymous with wealth and power, the wines of Bordeaux have become an object of desire for kings, emperors and tycoons. But now something unprecedented happens in Bordeaux, and this is China. Demand from this huge market for the best wines in the world has pushed prices to levels unprecedented in the history of Bordeaux, bringing untold riches in the region. The thirst of the “Chinese dragon” for Bordeaux, however, undermines the centuries-old traditions of the French region.