Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas

Certification & Training Program

Napa, CA


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The Court of Master Sommeliers was established to encourage improved standards of beverage knowledge and service in hotels and restaurants. The first successful Master Sommelier examination was held in the United Kingdom in 1969. By April 1977, the Court of Master Sommeliers was established as th... Read more

The Court of Master Sommeliers was established to encourage improved standards of beverage knowledge and service in hotels and restaurants. The first successful Master Sommelier examination was held in the United Kingdom in 1969. By April 1977, the Court of Master Sommeliers was established as the premier international examining body. 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.



Members



Alumni




Amy Payne
Marketing, PR, Social Media


Shawndra McCrorey
Regional Hospitality Leader - Service


Ryan Callahan
General Manager


Joseph Martinez
Maitre D

Students




kristen hollowaty
Server


Robert Herman
Wine Director


Erik Strait
Sommelier


Sara Paulson
Sommelier

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