Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers - Ontario (CAPS)

Passionately dedicated to service, we are committed to building a strong community of sommeliers and fostering the growth of our flourishing industry is key to our success. Through professional development, competition and strong trade relations we accomplish our goal of cultivating and promoting of our profession. 


The Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers is affiliated with the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI) headquartered in Paris and counting 52 member and 3 observer countries. Since its inception in 1989 in Quebec, CAPS/ACSP has, throughout its growth within Canada, promoted the profession, notably by its participation in the Best Sommelier of the World Competition. The presence of Canadian Sommeliers on the International scene is re-enforced by the appointment of its members to various committees of the ASI. 

In support of its mission, CAPS supports events related to the wine and spirits industry, communicates on events in Canada, encourages members to network with other sommeliers and producers, merchants and consumers with the goal of knowing and promoting the wines and spirits of all countries.

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CAPS @ IWEG Workshop Series CAPS

Caps_pin The new CAPS @ IWEG Workshops are an exciting forum to encourage camaraderie, ongoing professional development, and networking for wine industry professionals.  A variety of workshops will provide the opportunity to continually develop the knowledge, service, and management skills requi...
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