Why Join?

Members have access to these resources:

Study Guides & Quizzes

Learn about the world's wine and spirits regions with our Study Guides, then go even deeper with Expert Guides. Check your progress with our review quizzes at the beginner, intermediate, and expert level. See excerpts from the Burgundy Study Guide and Winemaking Expert Guide.


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.


For an interactive study experience, our e-learning courses will guide you through the essential information about key wine regions using maps, timelines, videos, quizzes, and more.

MW Perspectives

Explore essays written by Masters of Wine on a range of topics. The MW Perspectives section is a great resource for anyone pursuing WSET qualifications or the MW study program

Webinars & Events

Join us for masterclasses covering major wine regions, presented as webinars and in cities worldwide.


Free for members, our app offers offline access to the Compendium, review quizzes, and GuildSomm articles. Find it in the Apple App Store or on Google Play.


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.


Members also receive exclusive access to our staff training guides, vintage cards, producer profiles, maps, job board, special discounts, and much more.

Membership options:

Wine Industry Professional

In the industry? This is the membership for you!

Wine Aficionado

If you aren't in the industry but want to expand your knowledge and network with like-minded wine lovers, join as an aficionado.


Share an account with an unlimited number of colleagues, per location, 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.