Tag Archives: Court of Master Sommeliers

• Wine from Civil War-era shipwreck uncorked in South Carolina

Wine from Civil War-era shipwreck uncorked in South Carolina

A bottle of wine recovered intact four years ago from the 1864 wreck of a Civil War blockade runner that sank off the coast of Bermuda was uncorked and sipped by a panel of experts on Friday during a food festival in Charleston, South Carolina. The verdict: A heady sulfur bouquet with distinct notes of […]

• Congrats! After 5 day intense exam, 11 join ranks of Advanced Sommeliers

After 5 days of lectures and examinations, and months, if not years, of study, eleven sommeliers successfully passed the Court of Master Sommeliers’ Advanced Exam on Friday, August 13th.  Meet the happy graduates…