Santa Barbara Wine Tasting, Film Screening at FilmBar Phoenix May 15

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FilmBar Phoenix will host a Santa Barbara County wine tasting in the premier screening of the multimedia documentary “VINTAGE2014″ on May 15th in Phoenix, Arizona. VINTAGE2014Currently in production, “Vintage2014: The story behind the vines” is a multimedia documentary that gives wine lovers a journey through a vintage in real time, from bud break to barreling. A crowd-sourced project with initial funds from Kickstarter, Vintage 2014 is the brainchild of Executive producer, photographer and entrepreneur Wil Fernandez. This FilmBar event will kick off with a complimentary tasting of several wines featured in VINTAGE2014 — Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and other varietals from Riverbench Vineyard & Winery, Buttonwood Farm Vineyard & Winery and Clos Pepe Estate Vineyard & Winery. Here’s a video from Wes Hagen at Clos Pepe. For phots and videos from VINTAGE2014 visit the production blog at http://vintage2014.com/ After an exclusive preview of VINTAGE2014, FilmBar will screen “Bottle Shock,” a 2008 comedy-drama based on the 1976 wine competition when California defeated France in a blind taste test. The event begins at 7 p.m. and tickets are $10. Bottles of Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from Riverbench Vineyard & Winery will be available for purchase at the bar before and during the film. We have not yet tasted the wines from Buttonwood, but having tasted the wines from Riverbench and Clos Pepe, we suggest you buy your tickets ASAP to make sure you do not miss the event! SCHEDULE 7:00 wine tasting 8:00 preview screening : VINTAGE 2014 8:10 feature film : Bottle Shock FilmBar is a beer, wine bar and movie theater all wrapped up in a neat little building in downtown Phoenix, AZ. Specializing in new Independent and Foreign films, as well as Cult, Classic, Retro, and Locally Made films, FilmBar has earned “Best Of” accolades each year since opening in 2011. Lars von Trier’s internationally acclaimed NYMPH( )MANIAC starring Charlotte Gainsbourg and Stellan Skarsgård, and including Willem DaFoe, Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater and Uma Thurman is also showing there this month. For event information, contact: FilmBar Phoenix – http://www.thefilmbarphx.com 815 N. 2nd St. Phoenix, AZ 85004 (602) 595-9187 For winery information, visit: Riverbench Vineyard & Winery – http://www.riverbench.com Buttonwood Farm Vineyard & Winery – http://www.buttonwoodwinery.com Clos Pepe Estate Vineyard & Winery – http://clospepe.com Cheers! The WineWonkette

About Amy Corron Power

A licensed attorney, Amy is a wine-lover, foodie, photographer, political junkie and award-winning author who writes about Wine, Food, Beer & Spirits. As Managing Editor & Tasting Director for Another Wine Blog, she travels all over the world's wine regions to share her experiences with her readers and nearly 10,000 twitter fans. Amy holds certifications through the International Sommelier Guild, and is also certified, with honors, as a California Wine Appellation Specialist (CWAS). She is a member of the Guild of Sommeliers, The Wine & Food Foundation of Texas and regularly attends Houston Sommelier Association events.
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