East Coast Premiere of Wine Documentary at Georgetown's Letelier Theater Feb. 6

Photo by Joe Nugent

The American Grand Cru Society presents the east coast premiere of  “From Obscurity to Excellence - The Story of the Grapes and Wines of the Russian River Valley" at the Letelier Theater Wednesday, February 6, 2013. 

Meet the filmmaker Maurice (Joe) Nugent and Gregory Poirier, The Georgetown Dish's wine expert and founder of American Grand Cru Society.

(Photo by: American Grand Cru Society)

The doors will open at 6:00 pm for a pre-screening toast featuring Russian River Valley wines including some California Grand Cru-nominated Pinot Noirs. 

A short presentation and screening of the new documentary will start at 7:00 pm. Chronicling the struggles of Russian River Valley winemakers for respect, the film follows their journey to well-deserved recognition as world-class winemakers.   

Purchase tickets here.

Click here for more on the film.

The American Grand Cru Society is a non-profit organization responsible to identify and recognize our best in class vineyards across the USA.  This membership organization has as its core missions the responsibility to provide unbiased consumer information and to support consumer demand domestically and abroad for best in class authentic place-based wines produced in America.

Letelier Theater is located at 3251 Prospect Street.