Tag Archives: Cicerone

• How to Become a Beer Sommelier. Make that a ‘Cicerone’

How to Become a Beer Sommelier. Make that a ‘Cicerone’

The brewing world has become a complex place in the last decade. Craft beer is now the norm in many areas throughout the country, bringing with it huge diversity in styles and flavors. As a result, bars and restaurants can no longer rely on a sommelier to maintain enough expertise in both wine and beer […]

• So you want to be a Cicerone? That’s Sommelier in beer language.

So you want to be a Cicerone? That’s Sommelier in beer language.

Meet Ray Daniels creator of the Cicerone program for beer lovers. Servers, sales people, distributors, buyers and bar owners believe beer is a complex & beautiful beverage that deserves better treatment from bars & restaurants. So, if they pass the four-hour test, they would become Certified Cicerones — the rough equivalent to a wine sommelier […]