Wine Country is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Amy Poehler.

Official trailers

Netflix on Thursday, April 11, 2019 released the trailer:
Wine Country | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Story intro

Abby (Amy Poehler) decides to celebrate her friend Rebecca's (Rachel Dratch) 50th birthday with a weekend getaway over Rebecca's protestations that she wants a low-key celebration. Abby, Rebecca and four of their friends, whom they have known since they were young waitresses, decide to spend the weekend together in Napa. Rather than allow the women to relax and drink Abby wants them to adhere to a strict schedule, a way of seizing control as, unbeknownst to the rest of her friends, she has recently lost her job. All the other friends are struggling with problems of their own: Rebecca is in denial that her husband is inattentive and her friends hate him, Naomi (Maya Rudolph) is afraid of receiving test results from her doctor, successful business woman Catherine (Ana Gasteyer) feels that the rest of the friends are cutting her out, Val (Paula Pell) is looking for love and Jenny (Emily Spivey) a depressive writer, is simply miserable in life. On Friday the friends eat at an expensive restaurant where Val flirts with their waitress, Jade. The following morning the women have a sinister tarot reading from a woman called Lady Sunshine. Afterwards they go day drinking around Napa. Near the end of their tour there is tension when Abby snaps at the other women for not adhering to their schedule. When Rebecca goes to talk to her about her attitude Abby reveals that she lost her job. In anger Abby throws out her schedule and the women decide to go to Jade's art gallery opening. They are shocked that Jade's art is all related to The Nanny. During a Q&A Abby rants on how younger generations have it too easy but ends her speech by saying that they are Fran Fine (in reference to Fran Drescher's character on the show The Nanny) causing the art goers to believe she is a part of the exhibit. Val stays behind to flirt with Jade but when she tries to ask her out Jade assumes she is trying to buy a painting and humiliated, Val agrees to buy it.


Rachel Dratch
Amy Poehler
Ana Gasteyer
Maya Rudolph
Paula Pell
Emily Spivey
Maya Erskine
Jade, a waitress and Val's love interest
Tina Fey
Cherry Jones
Lady Sunshine, the tarot card reader
Jason Schwartzman
Jay Larson
Liz Cackowski
Lisa (Sommelier)
Brené Brown
Brene Brown (as Brene Brown)
Sunita Mani
Greg Poehler
Doctor Dickswing
Rachel Hamilton
Jon Glaser
Ted Talk (voice)
Craig Cackowski
Mason (Sommelier)
David Schwartz
Jazz Band Leader
Jeff Babko
Jazz Band Leader #2 (as Jeffrey Robert Babko)
Michael Jerome Moore
Jazz Band Leader #3
Kate Comer
RJ Walker
Jason Greene
Janine Brito
Scott Philbrook
Jenny's Husband
Santina Muha
Dr. Melton's Receptionist (voice)
Paul Archer
DJ Nike
Frances Callier
Nurse Janiece (as Eleanor Frances Callier)


Principal photography began on March 22, 2018 in Los Angeles, California, and also took place in Napa, California.

The film Wine Country was scheduled to be released on May 8, 2019 by Netflix.

The duration of the film is 103 minutes.

The film had received a "R" rating.


Wine Country got high rating from critics. But the audience dislikes the film.

External links

IMDB: Wine Country

Wikipedia: Wine Country (film)

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