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CMS Examination Standards:

The Court of Master Sommeliers currently has two chapters; Court of Master Sommeliers,  American and Court of Master Sommeliers, Europe. The policies defining where a candidate may sit for each level of Certification are located on the “Examination Site Policy” download.

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CMS Examination Standards Downloads:

 

        Theory

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Court of Master Sommeliers UK

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Guild of Sommeliers

The Guild of Sommeliers is a non-profit, member-run organization, committed to development, inspiration and exchange of information for wine service professionals and wine enthusiasts across the U.S. Through our online community and in-person events, we aim to help our members broaden their knowledge of the world’s wine regions, enhance their beverage service skills, network with other wine enthusiasts and stay up-to-date on industry news and trends.

 

Court of Master Sommeliers Facbook Page

Follow the Court of Master Sommeliers on Facebook for regular updates.
 

 

The International Culinary Center

Home of the legendary French Culinary Institute

Intensive Sommelier Training at ICC is the first program in the world to be approved by the renowned Court of Master Sommeliers® and the only one to have 12 Master Sommeliers on faculty. Students taste over 300 wines from around the world and are well-prepared to take the Court of Master Sommeliers’ Level I Introductory and Level II Certified Sommelier exams, offered on-site. This program is available at ICC’s New York City and Silicon Valley campuses.

For more information on this program CLICK HERE or call 888.324.2433 (New York City) or 866.312.2433 (California).

 
 


 

 
Website Links

Australia & New Zealand:

http://www.wineaustralia.com/australia/

http://www.nzwine.com/

 

Austria:

http://www.traditionsweingueter.com/aboutus.html

http://www.weinausoesterreich.at/eindex

 

Vinea Wachau:

http://www.vinea-wachau.at/home/en/home.php

 

Beer, Sake & Spirits

http://www.tastings.com/spirits/index.html

 

Cognac:

http://www.cognac.fr/cognac/_en/2_cognac/index.aspx

 

Armagnac:

http://www.armagnac.fr/actu-idActu_402.html

 

Calvados:

http://en.idac-aoc.fr/AOC-Calvados,3,0,0.html

 

Brandy de Jerez:

http://www.brandydejerez.es/index.php?module=pages_eng&section=view_eng&id=9

 

The Whiskey Guide:

http://www.thewhiskyguide.com/index.html

 

Sake:

http://www.sake-world.com/

 

France

Alsace:

http://www.vinsalsace.com/index.php?lang=en

 

Bordeaux:

http://www.Bordeaux.com

http://www.thewinedoctor.com/regionalguides/bordeaux.shtml

 

Burgundy:

http://www.bourgogne-wines.com/

 

Champagne:

 http://www.champagne.us/

 

Loire Valley:

http://www.loirevalleywine.com/

 

Jura:

http://www.jura-vins.com/

 

Languedoc:

http://www.languedoc-wines.com/english/

 

Provence:

http://www.provencewineusa.com/

 

Rhone Valley:

http://www.rhone-wines.com/pages/home-en.asp?lng=en&rub=2543

 

Rousillon:

http://www.vinsduroussillon.com/index.php

 

Savoie:

http://www.vin-de-savoie.org/

 

Fortified Wines

Port:

http://www.ivp.pt/index.asp?idioma=1

 

Madeira:

http://www.vinhomadeira.pt/Home-139.aspx

 

Madeira Wine Guide:

http://www.madeirawineguide.com/

 

Marsala:

http://www.consorziovinomarsala.it/

 

Sherry:

http://www.sherry.org/EN/portada.cfm?CFID=467682&CFTOKEN=49087962

 

Germany

Wines of Germany U.S.:

http://www.germanwineusa.com/

VDP official site:

http://www.vdp.de/en/vdp-praedikat-wine-estates/

 

Mosel:

http://www.weinland-mosel.de/

 

Greece & Eastern Europe:

Greece

http://www.greekwine.gr/frames/index.html

http://www.allaboutgreekwine.com/

 

Tokaji:

http://www.tokaj.hu/?useLang=en

 

Italy

DOC/DOCG:

http://www.webalice.it/sauro.avezza/

http://sauroavezza.xoom.it/virgiliowizard/home

 

Asti:

 http://www.astidocg.it/default.php

 

Barolo & Barbaresco:

http://www.langhevini.it/welcome.lasso


Brunello di Montalcino:

http://www.consorziobrunellodimontalcino.it/

 

Chianti:

http://www.consorziovinochianti.it/en/home.aspx

 

Franciacorta:

http://www.stradadelfranciacorta.it/eng/index.php

 

Taurasi:

http://www.vinotaurasi.it/

 

Sicily:

http://www.sicilywine.com/

 

Portugal:

http://www.viniportugal.pt/index.php

 

Vinho Verde:

http://www.vinhoverde.pt/en/default.asp

 

South Africa:

http://www.wosa.co.za/index.php

http://www.sawis.co.za/

 

South America

Argentina:

http://www.winesofargentina.org/en

 

Chile:

http://www.winesofchile.org/

 

Spain:

http://www.winesfromspain.com

 

Wines of Spain UK (interactive map)

http://www.winesfromspainuk.com/Wine%20Regions/index.html

 

Cava:

http://www.crcava.es/english/flash.html

 

Rioja:

http://www.riojawine.com/en/index2.php

 

Navarra:

http://www.navarrawine.com/en/index.aspx

 

Ribera del Duero:

http://www.riberadelduero.es/eng/index.asp

 

Priorat:

http://www.doqpriorat.org/eng/index.php

 

Rias Biaxas:

http://doriasbaixas.com/public/manager.php?lang=en

 

Switzerland:

http://www.swisswine.ch/english/bienv/main.asp

 

United States and Canada

TTB:

http://ttb.gov/

 

California:

Napa Valley Vintners Association:

http://www.napavintners.com/

 

Paso Robles Wine Alliance:

http://www.pasowine.com/

 

Santa Barbara County Vintners Association:

http://www.sbcountywines.com/

 

Anderson Valley Wine Growers Association:

http://www.avwines.com/about/aboutmain.htm

 

Russian River Winegrowers Association:

http://www.rrvw.org/

 

Monterey Wines:

http://www.montereywines.org/index.php

 

Rhone Rangers:

http://www.rhonerangers.org/

 

Oregon:

http://www.oregonwine.org/Home/

 

Washington:

http://www.washingtonwine.org/

 

Canada

British Columbia VQA:

http://www.winebc.com/

 

http://www.vqaontario.com/Home

 
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