General Info

How is a Cicerone different from a Beer Sommelier?

The Certified Cicerone®, Advanced Cicerone®, and Master Cicerone® are tested and proven experts in beer while "beer sommelier" is a self-designation that can be adopted by anyone. Because there are no criteria...

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Why Cicerone?

Anyone can call themselves an expert on beer. But when consumers want great beer they need help from a server who really knows beer flavors, styles, and service. They also want to buy from a place that understa...

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What Is The Origin Of The Word Cicerone?

Cicerone is an English word referring to “one who conducts visitors and sightseers to museums and explains matters of archaeological, antiquarian, historic or artistic interest.” A Certified, Advanced, or Maste...

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GI Bill

Unfortunately, our program is not approved by the VA, and as such, is not approved for the GI BILL.

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Certification Length/Expiration

All of our certifications have no expiration or need for renewal.

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How Do You Say “Cicerone”?

"Cicerone" is pronounced "sis-uh-rohn"

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