The definitive TV Series on Wine, Cellar Rats follows a crew and cast as they travel the world exploring the lifestyle, people and the places involved in the making of, living in and drinking in the world of wine. From the Barossa Valley in South Australia and the Sharks of South Africa to the furious Battle of Wine in Spanish Rioja and the Urban Wineries under the railway arches of Eats London, Cellar Rats explores, informs and entertains whilst introducing you to the extraordinary people who make wine in some of the most stunning places around the world.
The "Best of the Rest" edited content from Cellar Rats Series 1 that didn't quite make it into the full episodes. Extra edits, outtakes, fascinating insights and moments from all the countries Cellar Rats have visited in short, tasty snippets to give you a flavour what is waiting for you inside a fully matured and carefully bottled episode of Cellar Rats.
At the Bodegas Pedro Ximinez in Jerez, Andalucía, in South West Spain, Jan Peterson talks to Cellar Rats presenter and winemaker Josh about unique types of wine, ancient cellars and why special yeast can improve the flavour of a good sherry.
Cellar Rats Gran Reserva UK - Gemma is given a briefing prior to her inaugural flight in a fixed wing microlight over Hadrian's Wall, where the possibility of flying into a live military air zone was discussed...
Cellar Rats presenter Gemma wakes up very early to help Pedro harvesting grapes from his vineyard for the latest vintage, and in the process learns a few key pieces of information about what grape picking is all about/
Cellar Rats presenter and winemaker Josh discusses how stories and wine production methods can add to the myth of what makes a great wine, with the owner of UK Urban Winery Renegade Wines, Warwick Smith
Cellar Rats presenter Gemma is given a tour of the internationally award winning UK Winbirri vineyard where their Bacchus still white wine was harvested and produced and won the Decanter Best Single-Varietal White Wine in the World 2017
All the Cellar Rats presenters take a trip out on a fishing boat with Blackdown Ridge Vineyard and Winery Manager Lucinda, and with Chef Mario, who somehow manages to score a count of less than zero in his efforts to catch the cast and crew some lunch.
Can Axartell is a Spanish Bodegas on the island of Majorca in the Mediterranean Balearics, and produces not only stunning wines from their land, but also one of Spains biggest exports... Olives. Cellar Rats went to have a look.
Cellar Rats Gran Reserva talks to Julia Trustram Eve about the UK Wine Industry on the brink of an exciting revolution producing and exporting wine from UK based vineyards and wineries. Originally filmed in 2017.
Cellar Rats presenter David "Davo" Thomas visits the Spinifex winery in the Barossa Valley where Peter Shell explains their small barrel production method, creating very short run vintages of specialist wine.
Cellar Rats Gran Reserva Talks to Julia Trustram Eve about Christopher Merrett, the English physician and scientist who was, allegedly, the first person to invent "bubbles" in wine... or was he?. Originally shot in 2017.