Why Join?

Members have access to these resources:

  • Study Guides: Learn about the world's wine and spirits regions, then go even deeper with our Expanded Guides. Check out the Burgundy Study Guide and Expanded Guide as examples.
  • Compendium: Review the most complete and current English translations of European wine law, listings of New World appellations, major grape varieties, and more. Here’s what you’ll find in the Gevrey-Chambertin entry.
  • Compendium App: Free for members, our app offers offline access to the Compendium. Find it in the Apple App Store or on Google Play.
  • Events: Join us for masterclasses led by Master Sommeliers in cities across North America.
  • Forums: Ask the community for advice, stay up to date on industry news, and connect with other wine professionals. You can also create or join a study group in your area.
  • Plus: Maps of key wine regions, staff trainings (here’s an example), producer profiles, a job board, special discounts just for GuildSomm members, the opportunity to apply for SommFoundation scholarships and trips, and much more.

Membership options:

  • Wine Industry Professional ($100): In the industry? This is the membership for you!
  • Wine Aficionado ($150): If you aren’t in the industry but want to expand your knowledge and network with like-minded wine lovers, join as an aficionado.
  • Winery/Business ($300): Share an account with an unlimited number of colleagues, using a single log-in. For events, one ticket can be purchased per account, and the Compendium App can only be used on one device at a time