• The Court of Master Sommeliers Has a Sexual Harassment Problem

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    The Court of Master Sommeliers confers high honors, but many women candidates say they've paid a steep price.
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  • Report Details Litany of Sexual Abuse Experienced by Women in Master Sommelier Training

    Report Details Litany of Sexual Abuse Experienced by Women in Master Sommelier Training

    1 month ago - By Eater

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    According to the New York Times , harassment and abuse has pushed many women to leave the elite GuildSomm program and, in some cases, quit the industry entirely In the wine world, perhaps no title is more coveted than that of master sommelier. But the New York Times has uncovered a pattern of harassment, sexual abuse, and rape perpetrated by master sommeliers and members of the title-granting organization, which has traumautized and made life near impossible for women who train for the title. Included in Julia Moskin's Times report are accounts of women who were...
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