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This article was updated in October 2020 to reflect new reporting by the New York Times that reveals troubling accounts of sexual violence within the Court of Master Sommeliers of America (CMSa). Several CMSa members have spoken up to defend the institution; we have given them their own page here: Sommeliers Speak Out. Is it […]

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For the current scandals plaguing the CMS –including charges of racism and sexual violence– please refer to this page:  Master Sommelier Scandals. The press release from the Court of Master Sommeliers, dated July 17th, 2019:In 2015, the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas created the Advanced Application Process to better accommodate the growing demand for our Advanced […]

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