/ The Village Voice

The mockumentary Corked! was screened at the Sonoma Film Festival earlier this year and will be shown in San Jose next week. There are plans to screen it in San Francisco and other cities around the world, including a possible New York screening, but no dates have been set as yet. “We’re talking about [New York dates],”…

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/ Examiner

Corked!, a comedic look at the Northern California wine community, will run at Camera 3 Cinemas in San Jose from July 27 through July 30, 2009. Written and directed by Sonoma wine industry insiders Ross Clendenen and Paul Hawley, and produced by Brian A. Hoffman, the film premiered at the Sonoma Valley Festival to rave…

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/ Breitbart

by ERIC GOLUB I had the pleasure of seeing an independent film named “Corked,” a movie that satirizes the pomposity and smugness of the culture of Sonoma Wine Country. As somebody who does not drink alcohol, does not go to independent films, and does not drive my car outside the West side of Los Angeles (it’s…

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/ Los Angeles Times

The wine industry mockumentary “Corked” seems destined to be paired with last year’s scruffy indie charmer “Bottle Shock” in a kind of buy-one, get-one-for-a-penny deal. Both are low-budget efforts, awkward in places but tasty and easy enough to swallow, coming as they do from places of heightened truth. Written and directed by Ross Clendenen and…

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/ Bohemian.com

BY DAVID TEMPLETON Winery owners are rich, self-important snobs with no established connection to reality. They hire relatives to run their wineries whether those relatives know anything about wine or not. Wine country tourists are boorish inebriates who think grape-picking is glamorous. Wine-industry marketing executives think that successful winemaking is all about sitting down and thinking…

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