July,2012.

As decided at the Administrative Council held in Daejeon (South Korea), the “InternationalA.S.I. Sommelier” certification examination is to be launched in this coming September. (17th– Americas,18th– Europe/Africa, 19th–Asia/Oceania). In order to advance preparations toward the target dates, the A.S.I. board needs to know as soon as possible but not later than Thursday, July 12th, who and how many member associations(active members only) are willing to start. Those (including the hereinafter mentioned members, for confirmation purpose) who wish to take part in the 1st certification exam, please convey your intention to the A.S.I. board in writing (email).The following members have already expressed  their interest at the last Administrative Council meeting : Australia, Brazil, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Norway, The Netherlands, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, Turkey.

More details to follow from ASI.