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The Winemakers was a reality television series that followed twelve winemakers competing to create and market a wine. It was broadcast on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and was the channel's only competitive reality series. Season 1 took place in Paso Robles, California. Season 2 was shot in the Rhone Valley of France and aired on PBS in the fall of 2011.[1]

The Winemakers
The Winemakers Wine.jpg
Bottle of the winning wine from the 1st season
GenreReality television
Directed byKevin Whelan
Presented byBrian von Dedenroth
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes14
Producer(s)Lisa Hepner
Production company(s)Free Run Productions
Original networkPBS
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Original releaseOctober 2009 –


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