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The Court of Master Sommeliers sets the global standard of excellence for beverage service within the hospitality industry with integrity, exemplary knowledge, and humility.

The Court of Master Sommeliers elevates the quality of beverage service throughout the hospitality industry with our peerless credentials. We expand the rich heritage of our organization through mentorship, rigorous preparation and examination. We chart the course for current and future Master Sommeliers worldwide.

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Latest Happenings

  • Advanced Sommelier Examination - July 8-10, 2019 in Portland, OR

    The Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas congratulates the following 23 new Advanced Sommeliers - Pablo Braida, Jodi Bronchtein, Jonathon Brown, Zachary Byers, Petrus Coenders, Jerome Cox, Mark Griffith, Michael Guerra, Christina Hartigan, Brian Huynh, Patrick Jobst, Wesam Kawa, GaYoung Kim, Jay Lavis, Bradley McGury, James Peden, Erik Pohl, David Saul, Timothy Sorek, Kyle Tarczynski, Troy Tranzow, Hannah Williams and Mark Yaeger. We commend the efforts of all students who joined us in Phoenix.

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  • 2019 Course and Examination Schedule

    Please visit our Courses/Schedule page for the 2019 schedule. Additional programs for 2019 will be added as dates and venues are confirmed. Continue to check back frequently for additions to the schedule.

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