Certified Cicerone® Exams
The following list of exams is updated regularly as we add new sites. Check back often and watch our emails for upcoming announcements about more exams. We continue to offer review courses in conjunction with certain exam dates, and a review class online.
You must register AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE for a guaranteed spot. Some exams fill up more quickly. To register, find the Certified Cicerone Exam in our exam catalog (scroll down for retakes).
Tampa, FL - Monday, December 2nd - 10am to 2pm - J.J. Taylor Distributing FL
London, UK - Wednesday, December 4th - SOLD OUT
Aberdeen, UK - Friday, December 6th - Contact us for more info
Chicago, IL - Friday, December 6th - 9am to 1pm - Cicerone Certification Program Offices
Mechanicville, NY - Tuesday, December 10th - 10am to 2pm - DeCrescente Distributing Company
Kent, WA - Tuesday, December 10th - 9am to 1pm - Columbia Distributing
Plymouth, MA - Thursday, December 12th - 10am to 2pm - John Carver Inn
Orion, MI - Friday, December 13th - 10am to 2pm - Powers Distributing
Washington DC - Monday, December 16th - 10am to 2pm - Meridian Pint
Portland, OR - Wednesday, December 18th - 10am to 2pm - Maletis Beverage Distribution
Berkeley, CA - Monday, January 6th - 10am to 2pm - Pyramid Alehouse
Vail, CO - Friday, January 10th - 2:30pm to 6:30pm - Vail Cascade Resort
Little Rock, AR - Wednesday, January 15th - 10am to 2pm - Flying Saucer
Cleveland, OH - Thursday, January 16th - 10am to 2pm - Beverage Distributors, Inc.
Chicago, IL - Friday, January 17th - 12pm to 4pm - Cicerone Certification Program Offices
Sterling, VA - Saturday, January 18th - 10am to 2pm - The Bungalow Lakehouse
Allen, TX (Dallas) - Thursday, January 23 - 10am to 2pm - Andrews Distributing
Halifax, NS, Canada - Thursday, January 23 - 10am to 2pm -The Halifax Club
Vancouver, BC, Canada - Saturday, February 1st - 10am to 2pm - Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts
Orlando, FL - Saturday, February 8th - 11am to 3pm - JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes
Bronx, NY - Wednesday, February 12th - 10am to 2pm - Manhattan Beer Distributors - LIMITED REGISTRATION OPENS MID DECEMBER
Asheville, NC - Tuesday, February 18th - 10am to 2pm - Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Danvers, MA - Thursday, February 27th - 10am to 2pm - Merrimack Valley Distributing - LIMITED REGISTRATION OPENS MID DECEMBER
Boston, MA - Friday, February 28th, 9am to 1pm - Boston Beer Company Offices - LIMITED REGISTRATION OPENS MID DECEMBER
Mesa, AZ - Friday, March 14th - time TBA - Crescent Crown/World Class Beer
Anaheim, CA - Wednesday, March 19th - Details TBA - REGISTRATION WILL OPEN JANUARY 29TH*
Calgary, AB, Canada - Sunday, March 23rd - 10am to 2pm - Craft Beer Market REGISTRATION TO OPEN SOON
Las Vegas, NV - Monday, March 24th - 9am to 1pm - Wirtz Beverage
Seattle, WA - Friday, April 25th - 9am to 1pm - Click Distributing - REGISTRATION WILL OPEN JANUARY 14TH*
*Registration will open at 12 noon Central time on the date listed.
We will continue to add exams to the calendar. Please contact email@example.com if you are interested in hosting or taking the exam in the coming year.
Retest Policy for Certified Cicerone® Exam
Those who take the Certified Cicerone exam and do not pass on their first attempt will be able to retake the exam at a reduced rate that covers the costs of re-examination. Pricing for retakes will be as follows:
Re-take of written portion: $150
Re-take of tasting portion: $75
If you retake only one part, your prior scores will remain unchanged for the other part(s) and a new average will be determined with the new portions.
No discounts are given for retakes.
Retest Policy for Master Cicerone® Exam
Those who retest for the Master Cicerone Exam cicerone exam will pay 80% of the exam fee that is in effect at the time of the retest. No other discounts will be applied.