Flavorsome and Then Some: Don’t Miss Big Screen Cuisine

SidewaysBig Screen Cuisine–a collaborative effort between UICA and Downtown Market–presents an entertaining experience by pairing a favorite film with fine wine or recipes from regions featured in the film. Each event features a different menu and film.


On Sunday, January 24, enjoy a special wine tasting led by a professional sommelier, featuring various types of wine featured in the hit movie, Sideways. Compliment your palette with appetizers and charcuterie at Downtown Market, corner of Logan and Ionia SW, and then follow the class to the UICA Movie Theater, corner of Division and Fulton, to watch the film on the big screen with a whole new appreciation.


Class: 3-5 pm
Movie: 5:30 pm


Wine tasting + charcuterie:

  • Andrew Murray Syrah
  • Sanford Vin Gris
  • Foxen 2012 Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir
  • Byron Santa Barbara Chardonnay
  • Chateau La Vielle Tour La Rose


About Sideways:
Struggling writer and wine enthusiast Miles (Paul Giamatti) takes his engaged friend, Jack (Thomas Haden Church), on a trip to wine country for a last single-guy bonding experience. While Miles wants to relax and enjoy the wine, Jack is in search of a fling before his wedding, sending the trip into disarray.


$48 per person


Includes class registration, food, wine, and movie admission. These events sell out fast, so don’t wait: Reserve your tickets today!