2019 SGWS Academy 10 Week Advanced Beer Sommelier Boot Camp Application for Enrollment
The cost of this course is $500.
Friday, July 26th, 11am-2pm
Friday, August, 2nd ,11am-2pm
Friday, August, 9th, 11am-2pm
Friday, August, 16th, 11am-2pm
Friday, August, 23rd, 11am-2pm
Friday, August, 30th, 11am-2pm
Friday, September, 6th, 11am-2pm
*no class Friday, September, 13th, 11am-2pm**
Friday, September, 20th, 11am-2pm
Friday, September 27th, 11am-2pm
Friday, October 4th, 11am-2pm
Friday, October 11th, Certified Cicerone Exam @ SGWS
8400 South Jones Blvd. Las Vegas Nevada 89139
Samuel Merritt is Director of Beer Education and Quality Assurance for Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits of Nevada. He began his career selling specialty beer in New York City in 1996 for The Craft Brewers Guild and Brooklyn Brewery. In 2006 he founded Civilization of Beer, an independent beer education consulting company. In 2009 he became New York City’s first. Certified Cicerone® beer sommelier. Sam has been featured on The Martha Stewart Show, Sirius XM Radio, Thrillist.com, Seriouseats.com, CBS Interactive, FOX News networks, Edible Manhattan Magazine, The Somm Journal, SEVEN Magazine, Esquire Magazine, Saveur, New Brewer and All About Beer Magazine and more. Sam has instructed and inspired thousands of beer professionals over the course of his 20 year career and built a reputation as an ambassador for the industry. In September of 2013, he joined the beer division at Southern and now lives in Las Vegas with his wife Emily, young daughter Molly and his English bulldog Ophelia.
“An educated beer seller is a better beer seller.”
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age. Proper ID is required for admittance.
Applicants must achieve Cicerone Certified Beer Server status.
Applicants must prove at least 5 years in the beverage alcohol business.
Applicants must hold a current Technologies of Alcohol Management (TAM) card or equivalent.