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

  • Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas Advanced Sommelier Examination in Seoul, Korea

    The Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas proctored the Advanced Sommelier Examination to 18 professionals the first weeks of December at the JW Marriott Dongdeumun in Seoul, South Korea. Please join us in congratulating the following Advanced Sommeliers: Soo Min Cho, WookTae Han and Minjoo Kim.

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  • 2018 Course and Exam Schedule

    The first and second quarters of 2018 Introductory Sommelier Courses, Deductive Tasting Method Workshops and Certified Sommelier Examinations are posted to the website. Programs for the third and fourth quarters will be added as dates and venues are confirmed. Continue to check back frequently for additions to the schedule.
    There will be no additional 2017 programs added to the schedule.

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