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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
Test your beverage theory with some challenging questions. What is Oseleta?
These new tasting mats, designed by Fernando Beteta, MS are easy to download and print. The aroma wheel is short and sweet, keeping the major aromas and structure found in wine in a colorful, easy to read format. This mat is for four glass, but can also be edited for more.
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