“Corkscrewed: The Wrath of Grapes” begins airing on Fox Reality, Wednesday night at 9:30, Pacific time. Whatever! While your winemonkey feels it is his moral wine drinker's responsibility (I probably took an oath or something after knocking back one too many wine glasses) to inform you of an upcoming wine-related TV show, it is only because I will now mock it.
Corkscrewed will follow the hi-jinks of two American Idol producers and the disaster that awaits them as they throw $6 million of their own money into running a successful Paso-Robles winery into the ground. The hollywood reporter says, "Bottom Line: Contrived and ludicrously self-indulgent." I say the only good thing is that some eyes will be turned toward the up and coming Paso Robles wine making region where another (and no doubt much better) wine reality TV show gets its start.
Is your winemonkey bitter? Nah. I'm just joshin'. The more people looking to feed their wine and TV fix the better. Just remember me and the Wine Makers over on PBS when the time comes.