A decade ago, Joseph, Marlvin, Pardon and Tinashe escaped Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe for the comparative safety of South Africa. There they found solace in a bottle of wine … in a good way.
A quartet of Pentecostal Christians who’d sworn off alcohol might seem like an unlikely bunch to become Africa’s most-celebrated sommeliers. But that’s the story at the heart of Blind Ambition, an enthralling tale that follows the refugees’ journey through a chaos of Johannesburg to the ‘Olympics of wine tasting’ – the World Wine Blind Testing in Burgundy, France.
Uncork a robust red and settle in for an inspirational true story, the recipient of the Tribeca Festival’s audience award for best documentary.