The Shout Magazine (New Zealand)

International Credentials for Sommeliers

An exciting opportunity for the wine and hospitality sectors of New Zealand has once again become available to all wine and service professionals.

cd-ad-image-onlyThe Court of Master Sommeliers is returning to New Zealand in 2017 to offer its highly prestigious certification programme.  The first two levels of the four level Sommelier Programme will again be available to career minded individuals who have a passion for people, service, wine and beverages.

The Court of Master Sommeliers is an internationally recognised examining body. Career minded individuals who want or require the correct credential for their chosen profession can engage in this programme to enhance their career, employment prospects and further validate their role in the hospitality sector. Sommeliers can and do make a significant difference to beverage sales in any On or Off-premise business.

When and where: Introductory Course and exams June 15th – 17th 2017: Lakeside Room, Villa Maria, Mangere, Auckland. $850.00 programme and exam fee*. Limited to 40 participants.

Certified Sommelier Exams June 17th: Lakeside Room, Villa Maria, Mangere, Auckland $500.00 Exam fee. Limited to 20 Participants.

ENQUIRIES to: Cameron J. Douglas  – Master Sommelier: Email:

For more information about the Court of Master Sommeliers please visit: Comprehensive textbook available now NZ$80.00. *Members or new members of the New Zealand Sommeliers and Wine Professionals Association are offered a discount to the Level One course.