Certifications

Certified Sommelier (CS) – Court of Master Sommeliers, London (CMS)

Certified Sommelier (CS) – US Sommelier Association, Florida (USSA)

WSET Advanced Certification (Level 3) – Wine and Spirits Education Trust, London (WSET)

DipWSET (in progress) (Level 4) – Wine and Spirits Education Trust, London (WSET)

French Wine Scholar (FWS) – Wine Scholar Guild, Washington DC (WSG)

Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) – Society of Wine Educators, Washington DC (SWE)

Tuscan Wine Masters Academy – inducted into the Society in 2012

Wine and Flavors 3 Day Seminar – ‘Aromatic Descriptors’ – presented by Alexandre Schmitt. Purpose of the seminar: to structure and develop our aromatic universe, to identify wine aromas, to classify them, and to use objective descriptors. Course intended for:

  • Winemakers, Enologists
  • Cellar managers
  • Cellar masters
  • Viticultural and wine technicians
  • Sommeliers
  • Vineyard owners and managers
  • Coopers, glass manufacturers, cork producers
  • Wine journalists
  • Marketing and sales teams
  • Research units