Daily Wine News: The Court Responds

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 12-06-2018

courtmastersomm“The Court of Master Sommeliers has finally made a comment on the shocking scandal that rocked the wine world in October, but it has made no obvious attempt to actually investigate the matter.” Liza B. Zimmerman reports in Wine-Searcher. “The Court has clearly decided not to pursue legal actions. My MS source, along with Downey, agrees that no one who leaked or accepted a list of wines should ever have been or be allowed to become a Master Sommelier.”

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