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Somm (2012)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 21 June 2013 (Canada)
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Four sommeliers attempt to pass the prestigious Master Sommelier exam, a test with one of the lowest pass rates in the world.

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Jason Wise

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Jason Wise
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Credited cast:
Bo Barrett Bo Barrett ... Self
Shayn Bjornholm Shayn Bjornholm ... Self
Dave Cauble Dave Cauble ... Self
Ian Cauble Ian Cauble ... Self
Andrea Cecci Andrea Cecci ... Self
Fred Dame Fred Dame ... Self
Elizabeth Dowty Elizabeth Dowty ... Self
Whitney Fisher Whitney Fisher ... Self
Jay Fletcher Jay Fletcher ... Self
Jean Marie Fourrier Jean Marie Fourrier ... Self
Wilhelm Haag Wilhelm Haag ... Self
Drew Hendricks Drew Hendricks ... Self
Michael Jordan Michael Jordan ... Self
Geoff Kruth Geoff Kruth ... Self
Mercedes Lam Mercedes Lam ... Self
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Four sommeliers attempt to pass the prestigious Master Sommelier exam, a test with one of the lowest pass rates in the world.

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The Court of Master Sommeliers is one of the world's most prestigious, secretive, and exclusive organizations. Since its inception in 1969, 230 candidates ( as of 2016 ) have reached the exalted Master level. The exam covers every nuance of the world of wine, spirits and cigars. See more »

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11 June 2013 | by langreedSee all my reviews

I was fortunate to see this movie at the Napa Valley Film Festival Premiere this past spring. It is a story of four wine professionals working to gain the title of Master Sommelier through a process of practical tasting regimes and intense study. Often times at the lose of much in their own personal lives and relationships.Very well done in extracting the dedication,frustration and sheer work that these fellows put in to achieve their goal. One does not have to be a wine lover to feel the 'pain' and revel at the success that each of them experience at some point throughout the process. I cannot wait for it to come into general release to see it again. Kudos to all involved.


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21 June 2013 (Canada) See more »

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Burgundy, France See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$28,050, 23 June 2013

Gross USA:

$174,197

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$174,197
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