Course Fees

SGD2800 nett per person

(inclusive of registration, study materials, tuition fees, samples for tasting and one sitting of examination)

Course Contents:

  1. Master in Sake Tasting Introduction
  2. Master in Sake Tasting
  3. Master in Sake Service Techniques
  4. Master in Sake Food Pairing
  5. Master in Sake Buying & Sales Techniques
  6. Master in Sake List Making
  7. Celebratory Tasting
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MASTER SAKE SOMMELIER

2 DAY (In-Person)


  • Course Overview

    The Master Sake Sommelier is the world’s highest sake sommelier qualification. It is meant for those wishing to take their education to a level that other institutions cannot match.​


    Calibre of MSS Candidates​

    Candidates must have acquired SSA’s Advanced Sake Sommelier certification or equivalent level of sake study such as WSET Level 3 in Sake or Advanced Sake Professional (Sake Education Council) for their CV to be considered for the MSS programme. The selection of candidates is at the discretion of the SSA and only those who are at the top of their fields will be received into the programme.​


    What will the MSS programme assess?​

    The Master Sake Sommelier covers the fine-points of Sake etiquette, serving techniques, innovative food pairings and every intricacy of Sake service; with a special focus given to the art of buying & selling Sake. Many distinct kinds of Sake will be tasted during the day.​

  • Course Outline

    1. Master in Sake Tasting Introduction
    2. Master in Sake Tasting
    3. Master in Sake Service Techniques
    4. Master in Sake Food Pairing
    5. Master in Sake Buying & Sales Techniques
    6. Master in Sake List Making
    7. Celebratory Tasting

  • Duration

    16 hours (2 days)
    Day 1: Singapore Sake Symposium 2022
    Day 2: Master Sake Sommelier Exam

  • Course Assessment

    Examination runs throughout the day.

  • Entry Requirements

    At least an advanced level certification such as:

    - SSA Advanced Sake Sommelier
    - WSET Level 3 Award in Sake
    - Advanced Sake Professional (Sake Education Council)

  • Certification

    Successful candidates will receive their Master Sake Sommelier label pin and certificate as well as the right to use the post-nominals “M.S.S.”

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