Exams

Exam Calendar

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

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Exam Standards

The Court of Master Sommeliers is committed to serving the beverage and hospitality industry by certifying trustworthy and competent professionals who maintain and adhere to the highest standards of excellence. Click the button below to learn more about our exam standards and commitment to examination integrity.

Exam Resources

We provide a variety of examination resources to help prepare you for the next level including syllabi, practice exams, tasting grids, and more. Click the button below to see all we have to offer.

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Exam FAQ

Whether you’re seeking clarification on exam formats, study materials, or eligibility, we want to ensure you have the information you need for a successful certification journey. Click the button below for answers to common queries regarding our certification exams.

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