Course Calendar

The Court of Master Sommeliers offers multiple courses throughout the year, offered in cities across the world. New dates for Introductory programs are posted on Mondays, generally about three months before scheduled programs. Click the button below for the current calendar of courses and exams

Introductory Sommelier Course

Your journey begins with the Introductory Sommelier Course, offered both in-person and online. The in-person course takes place over two days, while the online course is designed to be completed at your own pace. All courses are exclusively taught by Master Sommeliers. Click the button below to learn more about this course.

Deductive Tasting Workshop

The Deductive Tasting Workshop is an optional program that dives deep into the world of blind tasting. Led by Master Sommeliers who will explain how to draw conclusions from levels of alcohol, acidity, tannin, and more, it sets the stage of what to expect when it comes to the Certified, Advanced, and Master Exams.

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Advanced Sommelier Course

The Advanced Sommelier Course is a prerequisite to the Advanced Sommelier Exam. It is a three-day educational program with informative presentations led by Master Sommeliers. It provides a clear understanding of what to expect at the exam.

Course Resources

We provide numerous additional resources to help you get the most out of your course including a syllabus, practice exam, deductive tasting journal and more.

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Courses FAQs

Whether you’re seeking clarification on the cancellation policy, the workbook, or the optional wine kit, we want to ensure you have the information you need for a successful journey. Click the button below for answers to common queries regarding our courses.

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