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.
Registration for each exam will close one week prior to the exam date. You must register AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE for a guaranteed spot. Some exams fill up more quickly. All exams are subject to rescheduling and time changes, so consider contacting Cicerone Certification Program staff before booking non-refundable travel. To register, find the Certified Cicerone Exam in our exam catalog (scroll down for retakes).
Washington D.C. - Thursday, January 8th - 10am to 2pm - Premium Distributors D.C.
West Palm Beach, FL - Friday, January 9th - 9am to 1pm - Brown Distributing
Vail, CO - Friday, January 9th - 2:30p-6:30p - Vail Cascade Resort & Spa
Boulder, CO - Saturday, January 17th - 9am to 1pm - Brewers Association - EXAM FULL
London, England - Tuesday, January 20th - 11am to 3pm - 1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market NEW!
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - Friday, January 23rd - 10am to 2pm - The Station Hotel NEW!
York, PA - Monday, January 26th - 10am to 2pm - Ace Distributing DATE CHANGED!
Dublin, Ireland - Tuesday, January 27th - 12pm to 4pm - O'Callaghan Mont Clare Hotel NEW!
Oakland, CA -Tuesday, January 27th - 10am to 2pm - Horizon Beverage NEW!
Chicago, IL - Thursday, February 5th - 12pm to 4pm - Cicerone Certification Program Offices
Des Moines, IA - Wednesday, February 18th - 10am to 2pm - Johnson Brothers of Iowa
San Antonio, TX - Saturday, February 21st - 10am to 2pm - GLI Distributing
Durham, NC - Saturday, February 21st - 11am to 3pm - Harris Beverages
Grand Rapids, MI - Thursday, February 26th - 10am to 2pm - Gravity Taphouse and Grille
Albuquerque, NM - Friday, February 27th - 10am to 2pm - Admiral Beverage
Danvers, MA - Tuesday, March 3rd - 10am to 2pm - Merrimack Valley Distributing
Little Rock, AR - Friday, March 6th - 10am to 2pm - Arkansas Craft Distributors
Caldwell, NJ - Wednesday, March 25th - 10am to 2pm - Cloverleaf Tavern - EXAM FULL
Caldwell, NJ - Thursday, March 26th - 10am to 2pm - Cloverleaf Tavern NEW!
Boise, ID - Friday, March 27th - 10am to 2pm - Hayden Beverage
Asheville, NC - Monday, March 30th - 10am to 2pm - Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College NEW!
Chicago, IL - Friday, April 10th - 9am to 1pm - Cicerone Certification Program Offices
Glenwillow, OH - Monday, April 20th - 10am to 2pm - Superior Beverage Group
Kansas City, MO - Tuesday, April 21st - 10am to 2pm - Boulevard Brewing Company
Stratford, CT - Friday, April 24th - 10am to 2pm - Two Roads Brewing Company NEW!
Las Vegas, NV - Friday, May 22nd - 10am to 2pm - Wirtz Beverage - Nevada NEW!
*Registration will open at 12 noon Central time on the date listed.
**Candidates at these exam locations will be tested on content from the Canadian Certified Cicerone Syllabus
We will continue to add exams to the calendar. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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: $175
Re-take of tasting portion: $100
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.