Written By Guest Writer Libations / Wine Events / Wine News Jun 21, 2013 Documentary on becoming a Master Sommelier plays in Victoria June 24 SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest“The movie chronicles the rigors of becoming a certified Master Sommelier, a process far more difficult than many might imagine. Director Jason Wise took three years to follow four people studying to pass this prestigious exam.”SOMM Documentary comes The Vic Theatre June 24 – One Night OnlyVICTORIAThe MovieSet aside your Monday evening for a screening of SOMM: an intriguing, intense documentary on attaining the highest level of Sommelier achievement. EAT has been eagerly awaiting an opportunity to bring this “soon to be released” film to Victoria. This SOMM event decants both knowledge and pleasure—first with a great movie; then your evening can continue with a VIP wine and cheese reception featuring a gathering of dedicated Sommeliers to share their experience and expertise.Four men will do anything to pass the most difficult test you’ve NEVER heard of…SOMM 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 in the world of wine, spirits and cigars.Those who have passed have put at risk their personal lives, their well- being, and often their sanity to pull it off. Shrouded in secrecy, access to the Court Of Master Sommeliers has always been strictly regulated and cameras have never been allowed anywhere near the exam, until now.How much do you think you know about wine? SOMM will make you think again.SOMM takes you on the ultimate insider’s tour into a world of obsession, hope, and friendship in red, blanc and sometimes, rose.The Reception All that mystery, intrigue, and wine tasting is sure to whet your appetite for more. A ticket to the Vista 18 VIP Reception afterwards is a great way to continue your evening. Sampling wine, cheese, and charcuterie while enjoying lively conversation and stunning views over the city is a wonderful way to end a “movie night”Doors open at 6:00 pm at The Vic Theatre Film starts at 6:30 pm VIP Reception at Vista 18 post-film, please note tickets are limited Buy Tickets Here: JOIN THE FACEBOOK PAGE [vimeo video_id=”64930694″ width=”400″ height=”300″ title=”Yes” byline=”Yes” portrait=”Yes” autoplay=”No” loop=”No” color=”00adef”] For out-of-town guests Chateau Victoria Hotel is offering reduced room rates ($125/room $155/suite). Call 250-382-4221 to reserve and let them know it’s for SOMMSPONSORSEAT MagazineSmart EventsVista 18TrialtoPacific Wine & Spirits Inc.Storied Wines & SpiritsRichard Massey Wine and SpiritsChristopher Stewart Wine and Spirits Celebrate 15 years of “Delicious Food in Print” with EAT MagazinefilmSommsommeliersVictoria SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Events / Food News / Places April 28, 2021 CITY EATS May|June 2021 At press time, restaurants, pubs, bars and food courts remain closed for indoor dining. One silver lining is that the weather is warming up and more ... Read More Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Events / Food News / Places June 27, 2019 City EATS July|August 2019 Summertime means eating al fresco, whether on one of our city’s many lovely outdoor patios or packing a picnic and heading to a park or ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 City EATS May 2019 Summer is on the way! This seems like a good time to remind you about Victoria’s incredible small batch ice cream and frozen treat makers, just in ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 The Buzz Tofino May 2019 16th Tofino Food & Wine Festival — 20 top chefs, 75 wineries and 21 breweries to indulge on June 7th – 9th. Friday kicks off The Cocktail ... Read More Comments are closed.