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The trilemma of primary, secondary and tertiary aromas

It’s generally accepted that we have three choices when defining wine aromas, they are categorized as primary, secondary or tertiary. Yet in practice, many common aromas can be attributed to two of these categories. 187 more words


Paying it Forward: Why Mentorship is alive and well in the Sommelier profession

Whilst the idea of mentorship in the contemporary, corporatized business environment might sound strange to many people, it is a vital component in the career of any ambitious Sommelier. 1,286 more words

Why Master Sommeliers Are Important to the Hospitality Industry

As part of its offering to students, the International Culinary Center offers intensive sommelier training at both the New York and California campuses. The International Culinary Center is also the first wine sommelier school in the world to achieve recognition and approval from the… 119 more words

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Taking the Level 1 Sommelier Exam

“Tell us your name.”


We were made to stand up in groups of 5 and go through the tasting grid for a wine we were blind tasting.  1,202 more words