Note, these are NOT actual exam questions and should not be viewed as such. These are only to help you gage the level of preparation you may encounter at a higher examination level.
Past Sommelier Competition questions
Institute of Master of Wine Theory Exams
Prezi from the German Masterclass with Fernando Beteta, MS at Tenzing Wine & Spirits
Great images and descriptions of common aromas found in Riesling based on the soil type it is grown.
Here are hundreds of Jeopardy-style practice questions I put together for you. If you already subscribe to my mailing list, you will recognize the categories and format. I usually send out 10 questions per category. These are mostly EXPERT level if you’re studying for a higher sommelier certification. As a disclaimer, these are NOT past, present or future Court of Master Sommelier questions. Just hundreds of questions that I personally wrote for this group.
Common descriptors for grapes/wines from New and Old World. I used the Court of Master Sommelier deductive tasting grid.
An ongoing gallery of soil types of famous wine regions of the world.
The process for vinifying red Bourgogne wines -- diagram created by the Bourgogne Wine Board. www.bourgogne-wines.com
Map of Key Oaxaca Municipalities of Production: Solá de Vega, Miahuatlán, Yautepec, Santiago Matatlán Tlacolula, Ocotlán, Ejutla, Zimatlan
I created a list of wines on a downloadable spreadsheet for your blind tasting group. Based on probable varieties used for exams.