The Guild of Sommeliers just announced a new U.S. Wine Championship. Master Sommeliers will be the judges and the competition will follow the service standards outlined by the Court of Master Sommeliers.
It’s $25 and you have to be 21, an American citizen and some sort of wine professional. There’s an online testing component as well as regional competitions before the grand finale.
Here are the dates to know:
10/6/09 registration opens
11/15/09 entry deadline
1/23/10 online testing begins
March-June 2010 regional competitions
August 2010 championship
For more info and to sign up, click here.