Member Benefits - 2023

It doesn't matter if you're an Accredited Sommelier, Associate, Student, Honorary or Corporate member, there are multiple benefits available to CAPS members. We're happy to support all of our community.

Once you're joined - you have access to the following resources and discounts- All you need to do is login on the MEMBERS BENEFITS ACTIVE tab on the website!

Capstone Level 1 California Wine Education

The Introductory Level 1 covers six hours of wine curriculum. Here we will cover the highlights of the curriculum and key learning objectives such as History, Geography, Climate, Soils, Grapes, Viticulture, Vinification, Aging, and much more. 

$230 value FREE

Capstone Level 2 California Wine Education

This is the next progression and a Intermediate level course designed to take you to the next level in the same learning modules learned in level 1. 

$500 Value FREE

Rioja Wine Academy - Two online courses available FREE

Enthusiast:  A short course to help you understand the basic concepts of Rioja

Extensive:  Online Education Course on everything Rioja- Detailed and Extensive material. 

Cicerone Beer Level 1 Beer Savvy 20% Discount:  The Cicerone Certification Program has four certification levels.  Discounts to Level 2 are in the works!

Advance your career by becoming a Certified Beer Server Upgrade your beer vocabulary, beer style knowledge, and beer service skills Start your journey today with the BeerSavvy Course that includes the exam to become a Certified Beer Server.  

Extended Health Benefits - once you become a member you will have access to the link to apply for your personalized Health Benefits package courtesy of Green Shield Canada. Prices range depending on what packages you sign up for. 

Cru by Caps - Online magazine publication created and curated from Sommeliers and professionals coast to coast.  Bringing you stories, recipes, cocktails, pairings and much more!  Get your subscription today!  FREE

Wine Scholar Guild - Wine Scholar Guild has given us a generous 20% discount on a 1 year membership (reg. Price $100/year) which gives you access to amazing online study tools and incentive pricing.

Wines of Georgia: This course covers the history and influence of Georgia in the world of wine, major grape varieties and all wine regions. FREE

Bourgogne Wine Academy: Comprising three modules, this program will allow you to develop your knowledge about Bourgogne wines in a fun and interactive way FREE

We are always looking for more new and innovative way to partner with our industry.  We strive to offer you the best and most incentives in your membership benefits  - we look forward to sharing them all with you!