Fantasy drama set in France in the 19th century. Sobran Jodeau (Jeremie Renier) works as a winemaker for the Comte de Vully (Patrice Valota), but he hopes one day to run his own successful winery. A guardian angel named Xas (Gaspard Ulliel) decides to help Sobran with his quest but advises Sobran that success will only come with suffering. Sobran marries Celeste (Keisha Castle-Hughes) and when the the Comte de Vully dies, his heir, the Baroness Aurora de Valday (Vera Farmiga), requests that Sobran run the winery. But Sobran fails to produce quality wine. What calamity must he endure in order to make the wine he desires?