Title: 떼루아 / Terroir
chinese title : 泰勒瓦
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2008-Dec-01 to 2009-Feb-17
Air time: Mondays & Tuesdays 21:55 (9:55 Korean time)
Lee Woo Joo meets Kang Tae Min, a man who was taught in the art of tasting wine. Tae Min inherited the wine production from his family and opens Woo Joo’s eyes to the world of wine. He has a steady relationship with his girlfriend, Ji Seon, but wavers when he meets the spunky Woo Joo. Joey Park has a deep, dark secret that has haunted him for most of his life. He accidentally set the fire that killed Tae Min’s parents. How will Tae Min feel when he learns that a friend caused his parents’ death?
Lee Tae Sung as Park Dan Byul
Song Seung Hwan as Mr. Yang / Yang Seung Gul (Tae Min’s boss)
Jun Sung Hwan as Lee Moo Kang (Woo Joo’s grandfather)
Jung Ho Bin as Kang Jung Tae (Tae Min’s uncle)
Park Byung Ho as President Kang
Kim Byung Se as Andre Lim (Main Chef)
Yoo Hyun Soo as Kim Joon Soo (Chef’s assistant)
Ryu Hyun Kyung as Gook Yook Gong (Woo Joo’s best friend)
Jun Soo Kyung as Koh Ok Rim (Woo Joo’s “aunt”)
Park Tae Kyung as Hwang Gye Dong (kitchen helper)
Chae Young In as Jo Min Ji (wine expert, restaurant manager)
Kwon Hyuk Poong as Jun Sang Jin
Kim Jae Seung as Lee Jae Joo
Lee Ha Ni as Jin Ha Young (waitress)
Jang Hyo Jin as Shin Dae Ri
Park Gil Soo as Oh Choon Bae
Yoon Ki Won as blind date
Takagi Rina as Ms Takagi (Japanese wine expert)
Im Chae Hong
Director: Kim Young Min (김영민)
Screenwriter: Hwang Sung Goo (황성구)
– The setting of the drama takes place in Bordeaux, France.
– Filming began in September 2008 which coincided with the grape harvest and wine production in France.
– This is the first korean drama all about wine.
– The production cost is about $6 billion won ($6 million USD) and the drama has been prepared for over 2 years.