Somm is a gut-wrenching tale of a group of people trying to become Master Sommeliers. It’s a tough process in a world that is defined by nuance and obscurity.
This film does an excellent job of showing how hard this process is. I have been fortunate enough to work with a few MS’s over the years-they are a peculiar bunch-no doubt; however, I learned and tasted some extraordinary things in my time with them.
I still have a list of some of the amazing things they let me sample:
’82 Margeaux, ’20 Y’quem, ’69 La Tache……sigh