The Guild is composed of:
People recommended by a brother, novice, confirmed, enlightened or a member of the grand council are admitted, subject to successfully passing some 1st-level wine tests (know how to distinguish 2 regional wines and be able to toast in honour of Cléebourg wines).
the Novice brothers-sisters are admitted as Confirmed brothers-sisters after successfully passing a 2nd-level wine test (know how to distinguish 4 regional wines and be able to toast in honour of Cléebourg wines).
Confirmed brothers-sisters are admitted as Enlightened brothers-sisters after successfully passing a 3rd-level wine test (know how to distinguish 6 regional wines and be able to toast in honour of Cléebourg wines).
Leading figures who have worked to help promote and develop Cléebourg wines or from the Confrérie are admitted as Ambassador brothers-sisters. They are requested to make a toast in honour of Cléebourg wines.
The members of the Grand Council
The Grand Council has 17 members. It is composed of founding members and enlightened brothers. As soon as a post becomes vacant, the Grand Council unanimously elects one or several enlightened brothers by secret ballot to complete the Grand Council.
Green cape, white shirt, small Bordeaux-red tie, black hat, white gloves, medallion with 3 bunches of grapes (1 bunch for the Novices, 2 bunches for the Confirmed and 3 bunches for the Enlightened).
Participation in regional wine events. Organises wine-evening events upon request.
Creation date: 1996