I got excited when I saw that Netflix carried a DVD starring famed British comic actor John Cleese in its food section. Arriving while I was sick in bed, it gave me a little ray of Brit humor, plus I actually learned some stuff from it. Wine for the Confused is an instructional video that covers wine basics—common grapes, tasting, how to deal with a sommelier, fermentation—in precisely the irreverent way you would expect from a Monty Python alumnus.

Wine for the Confused, $17.99

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