No regrets from US ex MSs

Richard Betts, ex Master Sommelier

Accreditation or true education? Alder discusses the difference with three Americans who recently resigned from the Court of Master Sommeliers, all of whom look as though they have left the restaurant floor for the countryside.

The killing of George Floyd changed so many things, so quickly, and shifted conversations in almost every facet of life. Wine, of course, was not immune and the ensuing discussions and revelations have, no doubt, opened many eyes.

Among the most discussed (and polarising) of the actions taken in the American wine world these past few weeks was the resignation of three members of the Court...