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The Court of Master Sommeliers: Introductory Sommelier Course & Exam


About The Event

Vision Statement

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

Mission Statement

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.

Introductory Course & Examination

The Court of Master Sommelier, Americas Introductory Course & Examination is the first of four steps required to become a Master Sommelier.

The intent of the Introductory Course is to provide wine and hospitality professionals with a thorough review of the world of wines and spirits at the highest professional standards.

Candidates receive an intensive review by a team of Master Sommeliers on wine and spirits knowledge, proper wine service, and deductive tasting.

This is a two-day examination.