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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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Cast

Credited cast:
Bo Barrett Bo Barrett ... Himself
Shayn Bjornholm Shayn Bjornholm ... Himself
Dave Cauble Dave Cauble ... Himself
Ian Cauble Ian Cauble ... Himself
Andrea Cecci Andrea Cecci ... Himself
Fred Dame Fred Dame ... Himself
Elizabeth Dowty Elizabeth Dowty ... Herself
Whitney Fisher Whitney Fisher ... Herself
Jay Fletcher Jay Fletcher ... Himself
Jean Marie Fourrier Jean Marie Fourrier ... Himself
Wilhelm Haag Wilhelm Haag ... Himself
Drew Hendricks Drew Hendricks ... Himself
Michael Jordan Michael Jordan ... Himself
Geoff Kruth Geoff Kruth ... Himself
Mercedes Lam Mercedes Lam ... Herself
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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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USA

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English | Italian | German | French

Release Date:

21 June 2013 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Burgundy, France See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,050, 23 June 2013

Gross USA:

$174,197

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$174,197
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Forgotten Man Films See more »
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16:9 HD
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Trivia

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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I like a documentary that is able to take on a seemingly dull topic and yet keep your interest throughout.
16 January 2015 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

This documentary film is about several guys who are pursuing their certification as Master Sommoliers. While this sounds terrifically boring, it really isn't for many reasons. First, it's an incredibly difficult thing to actually achieve and very few folks on this planet are this knowledgeable, tenacious and talented to earn this. Second, the film makers manage to spin this all in an interesting way that makes you actually care about these oenophiles and their seemingly insane quest to be the best of the best. By the end of the film, my daughter and I actually found ourselves pulling for some of the participants and rooting for them...and in one case, rooting against them. All in all, an exciting film about what might sound like a very dull topic.


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