Embrace your inner sommelier at the Sie FilmCenter tonight

SOMM, a documentary about the wine world, will start its theatrical run on Friday, June 28 at the Sie FilmCenter -- but the movie will have its Denver premiere today, at a fundraiser that starts with a reception at 5:30 p.m. at the FilmCenter. The evening benefits the Denver Post Foundation, Metropolitan State University of Denver and the Colorado Restaurant Association Education Foundation.

See also: - Best Pre- and Post-Movie Party Spot - 2013 - Best Movie Theater -- Programming - 2013 - Best Movie Theater -- Food/Drink - 2012

The screening includes food from local restaurants as well as wine pairings selected by Jay Fletcher, master sommelier and executive director of fine wine for Southern Wine & Spirits of Colorado. Additional master sommeliers -- including Damon Ornowski of Vin Divino and Sabato Sagaria of the Little Nell (and one of the sommeliers featured in the film) -- will be on hand for a Q&A that follows the 7 p.m. screening. For tickets, $50, go to the Sie website.

For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings -- and if you have information for a culinary event you'd like included in our online calendar, send it to cafe@westword.com.

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