Wine Tasting is now on Amazon and Kinonation will soon place it on other VOD platforms. Wine Tasting was accepted into several film festivals, including Finisterra Arrabida of Portugal, Premios Latinos, Evolution, Mallorca, and LA San Rafael of Spain, and Beverly Hills Film Festival, International Wine Film Festival, and Sunscreen Film Festival West in the United States. Wine Tasting is a winner at Finisterra Arrabida and Premios Latinos.Wine Tasting-written and executive produced by Justin Samuels, produced by Anjanette Miller and directed by Josh Mitchell has been released on VOD. The film stars Josh Mitchell, Josh Thrower, Jesse O’Neil, Yvette Gregory, Vanja Kapetanovic, and Jenae Alt.Wine Tasting follows the lives of four men who are professional wine tasters. They sacrifice considerable sums of money and time in order to pass the sommelier exam. Their relationship is tested when one out of the four guys doesn’t pass – leading to a series of scandalous repercussions.
The film is free for those on Amazon Prime. Check out the film’s Facebook, Trailer, and IMDb profiles. Its Director has been interviewed on Wine Tasting by Harlem World, Cinemaddicts, Search My Trash, and La Libertad. Actress Yvette Gregory has been interviewed about Wine Tasting by the Huffington Post and International Film Review.
Writer/Producer Justin Samuels was born in Elmhurst, NY. He went to Cornell University, where he graduated with a BA in history. Justin eventually started writing screenplays. He taught ESL for awhile. He then attended Columbia University, where he got a MA in English Education.