Our Mission

GuildSomm is a non-profit international membership organization for sommeliers and wine professionals.

We strive to promote wine education, enrichment, collaboration and healthy debate among our members while maintaining the chief values of the sommelier profession: integrity, humility and hospitality. Through our online community and in-person events, we aim to help our members broaden their knowledge of the world’s wine regions, enhance their beverage service skills, network with other wine professionals, and stay up-to-date on industry news and trends.

broaden their knowledge of
the world's wine regions

enhance their beverage
service skills

network with other wine
enthusaists

stay up-to-date on industry
news and trends

GuildSomm is an incredible community, strengthened by the most up-to-date educational website in the world of wine. With over 11,000 members and phenomenal industry support, we stand committed to the betterment of the wine trade.

Fred Dame, MS
Chairman

GuildSomm provides an opportunity for sommeliers and wine professionals across the country to exchange information, enhance their knowledge and expand their professional network. Together we can further establish the sommelier profession, and its recognition by the wine-drinking public.

Geoff Kruth, MS
President