What are the 4 levels of sommelier?

The four levels of sommelier recognized by the Court of Master Sommeliers are:

  1. Introductory Sommelier: This is the first level of certification and it covers basic wine knowledge and service.
  2. Certified Sommelier: This level focuses on the service and professional presentation of wine, as well as an in-depth understanding of wine production and history.
  3. Advanced Sommelier: This level delves deeper into the intricacies of wine and includes blind tasting, wine and food pairing, and a more extensive understanding of the business of wine.
  4. Master Sommelier: This is the highest level of certification and it requires a deep knowledge of all aspects of wine, including its production, history, service, and business, as well as the ability to consistently identify wines through blind tastings.
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