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

  • Master Sommelier Diploma Examination Application of Intent

    The Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas application of intent for the Master Sommelier Diploma Examination Theory portion July 23, 2018, AND the Practical & Tasting portions September 3-5, 2018 are now live. Deadline to submit is February 28. 2018.

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  • 2018 Course and Exam Schedule

    The 2018 Introductory Sommelier Courses, Deductive Tasting Method Workshops and Certified Sommelier Examinations are posted to the website. Additional programs will be added as dates and venues are confirmed. Continue to check back frequently for additions to the schedule.

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