Court of Master Sommeliers
Level III/Advanced

Mike GustaitisMike is an accomplished Advanced Sommelier with extensive knowledge of wine from all wine producing regions including Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa, Spain and the USA.

As Sommelier/Wine Director at Les Nomades, Chicago’s world renowned French cuisine restaurant, Mike was in charge of their award-winning wine program. Les Nomades boasts a wine collection that includes over 800 selections, numerous wine offerings by the glass, and received the Best Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator every year during his term as Sommelier.

Come in and let Mike help you select the perfect wine for your special meal, celebration or just relaxing in the sun.

Court of Master Sommeliers, United States

Completed and Passed Introductory Sommelier Course – October, 2002

Audited Advanced Sommelier Course – August, 2004

Completed and Passed Certified Sommelier Course – June, 2006

Completed and Passed Advanced Sommelier Course – August, 2011


Chicago Wine School, Chicago, Illinois

Completed the Basics of Wine Class – May, 2002

Completed the Varietals Wine Class – June, 2002

Completed the Wines of France – October, 2002

Completed the Wines of the Pacific Northwest – November, 2002

Completed the Advanced Burgundy Class – May, 2003


Bordeaux Wine School, Chicago, Illinois

Completed Advanced Course – September, 2009.