International Association of Cigar Sommeliers

We are passionate about cigars and education.

About Us

The International Association of Cigar Sommeliers is the most complete licensed provider of Cigar education.

With a blended learning approach, a team of outstanding instructors and a dynamic curriculum, IACS courses and seminars are designed to lead cigar aficionados down the path to Cigar Sommelier Certification.

OVER 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

Our facilitators have accumulated more than 20 years on gourmet education, including cigars, wine and spirits.

TRUSTED BY OVER 20 COUNTRIES

Our Cigar Sommeliers are currently working in more than 20 countries around the globe including China, Mexico, Guatemala, USA, Serbia, Spain, Chile, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Canada, Belgium, Netherlands, Spain and more.

+200 STUDENTS

Our alumni network increases everyday with more than 200 graduates over the world spreading their passion and knowledge for tobacco.

PREMIUM EXPERIENCE

We strive for the most premium experience for all our students.

Why Us?

Our Curriculum

Core Topics

  • TOBACCO FARMING

  • BLENDS AND PRIVATE LABELS

  • CIGAR ANATOMY

  • SPIRITS TASTING

  • CIGAR ETIQUETTE

  • TOBACCO PLANT

  • MANUFACTORING PROCESS

  • STORAGE AND AGING

  • PAIRING

  • ORGANOLEPTIC ANALYSIS

  • CIGAR SERVICE

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