A sommelier (pronounced /sʌməlˈjeɪ/, French pronunciation: [sɔməlje]), is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, commonly working in fine restaurants, who specializes in all aspects of wine service…..
Congratulations to Alison who just passed with distinction her Level 2 Intermediate Certificate in Wines and Spirits. Ali has already the Intermediate (Jan ’07) as well as the Advanced Certificate which she past last March 2008. http://www.wset.co.uk/
A&A are both going to go take the Intro Class with the Court of Master Sommeliers on May 13th 2009, Good Luck! http://www.mastersommeliers.org/about
The Court of Master Sommeliers, established in 1977, is the examining body for the Master Sommelier Diploma, the Advanced Sommelier Certificate and the Introductory Sommelier Certificate, and was created under the supervision of the Vintners Company, The Institute of Masters of Wine, The British Hotels & Restaurants Association, The Wine & Spirit Association of Great Britain and The Wholesale Tobacco Trade Association