For the Service of wines, spirits and other alcoholic beverages whether in the Tourism, Hospitality / Hotel or Catering markets, the Court of Master Sommeliers is the most prestigious professional qualification that anyone can achieve internationally. World-wide, the term Sommelier, is synonymous with the Degree of the Court of Master Sommeliers.
In 1969 the first formal examination Master Sommelier in Great Britain was held. By 1977 the Court of Master Sommeliers was recognised as the leading international examining body.
In Greece programmes provided are: LEVEL I / Introductory Sommelier Course & LEVEL II / Certified Sommelier Exam.