A bolded name denotes a Master Sommelier eligible to teach, examine and participate in Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas programming. To be eligible for participation, members must sign the CMS-A Code of Ethics and complete the training modules for diversity and harassment in the workplace. Individuals who have passed the Master Sommelier Diploma Examination that have resigned, been terminated, or are under suspension are not listed on the website.

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MSE Year Name City State/Prov.sort descending Employer/Affiliation
1989 Emmanuel Kemiji Napa CA
Miura Vineyards
2012 Gillian Ballance St. Helena CA
Treasury Wine Estates
1998 William Sherer Yountville CA
Remix Wines / Redd Restaurant
1992 Michael Bonaccorsi, Deceased Santa Monica CA
Bonaccorsi Wines
2010 Eric Entrikin San Jose CA
2012 Yoon Ha San Francisco CA
1997 Jay James Napa CA
Springboard Wine Company
2016 Jim Rollston Aptos CA
Manresa Restaurant
2011 Jason Heller Yountville CA
RingIT | Wine Ring and Band of Vintners
1985 David O'Connor, Deceased San Francisco CA
1975 Richard Dean, Deceased San Bruno CA
Taj Hotels, Campton Place, San Francisco
2022 Christopher Gaither San Francisco CA
Ungrafted & Glu Glu
2019 Joshua Orr San Marcos CA
Broadbent Selections
2019 Vincent Morrow Napa CA
PRESS Napa Valley
2008 Emily Wines Oakland CA
Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant