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New U.S. Sommelier Organization Launches!

Updated: Jun 23, 2021

Best USA Sommelier (BUSA) Association Will Train Top U.S. Sommeliers with Highest Standards of Professional Excellence and Conduct. Now Open for New Members Interested in Global Competition and Industry Engagement – Sign up to Receive Exclusive BUSA Updates


KANSAS CITY, MO (March 1, 2021) – A new organization, Best USA Sommelier Association (BUSA), has been created by top industry professionals to support and promote the role of the sommelier in the United States. BUSA is now accepting applications for sommelier members, including registration for a new series of sommelier activities and competitions in 2021 designed to train and identify the best sommeliers in the USA. BUSA aims to join ASI (Association de la Sommellerie Internationale) as a member sommelier association. ASI is a global organization dedicated to developing and promoting the sommelier profession around the world. It facilitates regional and world competitions to select the world’s top sommeliers. BUSA is licensed as an independent not-for-profit, operating as a 501C6-approved LLC. The BUSA Board is comprised of leading sommeliers and trade professionals committed to the highest standards of excellence in education, training and ethical conduct.Read the full press release here.






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