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Last night I took my Advanced Sommelier exam from the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET). It was a nearly three hour exam that included two blind tastings, 50 multiple choice questions, and 5 long answer sections. It covered parts of every winemaking region and style in the world. Now, with over 700 flash cards and weeks of studying later I can't say I passed with any amount of confidence. What I can say is that the program is fantastic. What is The Wine and Spirits Education Trust? WSET was founded in 1969 in in London, England to provide high quality education...

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