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

  • We Welcome Our Newest Members!

    The Court of Master Sommeliers Americas welcomes three new members: David Keck of Camerata of Paulie’s in Houston, Texas; Kyungmoon Kim of The Modern in New York, New York; and Jim Rollston of Manresa in Los Gatos, California.

  • Advanced Sommelier programming in Seoul, South Korea

    The Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas will be holding its first International Advanced Sommelier programming in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean-born Master Sommelier Yoon Ha (pictured) will help lead candidates in the preparation and examination.

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  • Upcoming Course and Exam

    The 2016 Introductory Sommelier Courses, Deductive Tasting Method Workshops and Certified Sommelier Examinations are posted. Continue to check back frequently for additions to the schedule.

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