The Court

The Court of Master Sommeliers was established in 1977 to promote excellence in hotel and restaurant beverage service. Though its members worldwide come from diverse backgrounds and experiences, they share a proven mastery of the art, science, and history that informs a sommelier's work.

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Latest Happenings

  • 2017 Advanced and Master Sommelier Programming-APPLICATION DEADLINES POSTED

    • Advanced Sommelier Course and Advanced Sommelier Examination application is available now though November 21.
    • Master Sommelier Diploma Examination application of intent will post November 15th.
    • All interested and qualified candidates must complete an application by deadline.
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  • 2017 Course and Exam Schedule

    The 2017 Introductory Courses, Deductive Tasting Method Workshops and Certified Sommelier Examinations will start to post to the website in mid-November. Continue to check back frequently for additions to the schedule.

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