Webinars
  • Study Strategies: Part 3

    In the final Study Strategies webinar with Chris Tanghe MS and Ashley Hausman MW, they continue the conversation around building a more robust plan for your wine studies. Ashley begins the session off with an in-depth look at the MW Practical (tas...
    • 26 May 2020
  • Blind Tasting: Quality Assessment

    Masters of Wine Ashley Hausman and Mary Margaret McCamic discuss methods of quality assessment in blind tasting, with a focus on Burgundy. Note: The video can be made full screen by clicking the button to the left of the Vimeo logo. https://vimeo.com...
    • 21 May 2020
  • Study Strategies: Part 2

    In the second webinar in the series, Chris Tanghe MS and Ashley Hausman MW team up and take study strategy one step further. Find out how you can better train for the tasting portion of the CMS exams. Chris will speak to all levels and share tips f...
    • 18 May 2020
  • Champagne: Advanced Topics

    Ruinart Chef de Caves Frédéric Panaiotis gives a lecture on considerations in Champagne production. Based on past Ruinart Challenge talks, this presentations covers: Control of alcoholic fermentation Oxidation and reduction Lights...
    • 13 May 2020
  • Study Strategies: MS & MW Perspectives

    In this webinar, Chris Tanghe MS and Ashley Hausman MW tackle questions students often consider when pursuing wine certification. From the philosophical (Why am I doing this?) to the practical (Where do I start? How does this fit into my life?), C...
    • 11 May 2020
  • State of the Sommelier

    Master Sommeliers Sabato Sagaria, John Ragan, Melissa Monosoff, and Geoff Kruth engage in a conversation about the state of the sommelier industry and offer insight on how beverage professionals may adapt to a changing hospitality landscape.  No...
    • 4 May 2020
  • Willamette Valley

    This webinar features an in-depth lecture on Oregon's Willamette Valley, given by Bree Stock MW and featuring GuildSomm Director of Education Ashley Hausman MW. Note: The video can be made full screen by clicking the button to the left of the Vimeo l...
    • 29 Apr 2020
  • CMS: Business of Wine

    This seminar, given by Master Sommeliers June Rodil and Virginia Philip, considers various facets of wine business, including staff training, list management, pricing strategies, and more. In this Advanced-level session, we review: How to build a ...
    • 27 Apr 2020
  • CMS Intro: Italy

    The Court of Master Sommeliers Introduction to Italy lecture, given by Josh Nadel and Laura DePasquale. Note: The video can be made full screen by clicking the button to the left of the Vimeo logo. https://vimeo.com/410339694
    • 21 Apr 2020
  • CMS Certifications & What Makes a Wine Classic

    Court of Master Sommeliers Examination Director Shayn Bjornholm MS discusses the philosophy of the CMS curriculum, followed by a lecture on what makes a wine classic. Note: The video can be made full screen by clicking the button to the left of the V...
    • 17 Apr 2020
  • Australian Chardonnay & Pinot Noir

    Our third free webinar provides an in-depth look at Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in Australia. GuildSomm Education Director Ashley Hausman MW hosts guests Mark Davidson of Wine Australia and winemaker Mac Forbes.  We hope that this s...
    • 10 Apr 2020
  • CMS Advanced Lecture: Sherry

    This is the second in a series of free webinars to support your studies in this challenging time. We are partnering with the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas, to provide some of their seminars, beginning with this first installment. We are a...
    • 3 Apr 2020
  • CMS Advanced Deductive Tasting

    This is the first in a series of free webinars to support your studies in this challenging time. We are partnering with the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas, to provide some of their seminars, beginning with this first installment. We are al...
    • 26 Mar 2020