This article was written in 2016 and makes mention of Geoff Kruth, the founder of GuildSomm and its president at the time of writing. These are facts and while I’ve left the article as it originally ran, in late October 2020, it came to light that Geoff has been a sexual predator, abusing his position within the Court of Master Sommeliers and this article should be read to take into account these new revelations. When I set down the path of sommelier studies something that was really confusing me (beyond […]

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