Links to CMS Resources
Note, these are NOT actual exam questions and should not be viewed as such. These are only to help you gage the level of preperation you may encounter at a higher examination level.
Past Sommelier Competition questions
Institute of Master of Wine Theory Exams
Sommelier Textbook: Password protected. Contact me for access.
If you're looking to improve your blind tasting for an exam format setting, meaning 6 different wines at once, then practicing this format can help you prepare with timing, color, sight, aroma, palate and quality calibration.
Take one of the past theory exams at the finals for "Best Sommelier in the World" competition.
Video used for Advanced Sommelier Course in Dallas, April 2017. Lecture on Austria.
Created by Fernando Beteta, MS
Lectures: Jesse Becker, MS & Bob Bath, MS
After the popularity of the Chablis Masterclass I lead at Chicago "Somm boot camp", I'll be bringing this lecture back to a limit of 40 seats. All proceeds go to No Kid Hungry. We'll be tasting some of my favorite producers. Don't miss this class and a great way to do something good for the kids!
Map of some of the major vineyards in Jerez-Xeres-Sherry.
What do you call a bottle of Champagne that fits 30 liters of wine? This graphic helps.