SOMM: VIP Wine and Film Night at the Rio Theatre


Sunday, May 26th, 2013 — 11:48am PST
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The Rio Theatre is hosting its first wine and film night featuring the Canadian Premiere of Jason Wise’s highly-anticipated SOMM, a documentary the “massively intimidating” Master Sommelier Exam.

SOMMSOMM takes the viewer on a humorous, emotional and illuminating look into a mysterious world – the Court of Master Sommeliers and the massively intimidating Master Sommelier Exam. The Court of Master Sommeliers is one of the world’s most prestigious, secretive, and exclusive organizations. Since its inception almost 40 years ago, less than 200 candidates have reached the exalted Master level. The exam covers literally every nuance of the world of wine, spirits and cigars.

Where: Rio Theatre (1660 East Broadway at Commercial)
When: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 7:00pm
Tickets: Available online in advance ($25) and at the door ($30) for the VIP wine tasting and the film screening. Tickets for the screening only are available in advance online ($12) or at the door ($15).

Following the screening, we will be joined by SOMM‘s director Jason Wise for a movie Q&A via Skype, a lively and entertaining discussion with an expert wine panel featuring Westender Vancouver’s resident City Cellar wine columnist Kurtis Kolt, Advanced Sommelier candidate Robert Stelmachuk and Shane Taylor, Assistant Wine Director at Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar. Thanks to Rich Massey Wines for sponsoring this event and providing a selection of BC wines.

Learn more about the film: Official Website, IMDB, Apple Trailer, Facebook, Twitter. Miss604.com is a media sponsor of this event at the Rio Theatre.

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