A dream project for writer William Goldman (BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID) since he wrote it in the 1970s, this labored attempt to inject some modern irreverence into an old genre falls flat from having languished too long on the shelf and by being entrusted to the wrong director.
Maggie Harwood (Penelope Ann Miller) is the Americanized daughter of the owner of a very old, very conservative and very British wine-auctioning concern. Yearning to play a more important part in the male-dominated business, she gets her chance when her father assigns her to catalogue a wine
cellar in an old Scottish estate. There, she discovers a huge bottle of wine bearing Napol...