After completing the course of your choice, maybe even find your dream job, you may want further accreditation. The Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers (CAPS) is a pan-Canadian association, which brings together individuals within the sommelier profession, restaurant services, and other sectors of the wine industry. As a student or an accredited sommelier you may join the community of professionals and wine lovers, participate in activities and enjoy benefits such as invitation to events, easy networking, promotions, etc.
CAPS is affiliated with the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI) headquartered in Paris and counting 52 member and 3 observer countries.
The presence of Canadian Sommeliers on the International scene such as participation in the annual Best Sommelier of the World Competition and other international gathering is imperative to promote and keep international-level standards of performance.