GLANCY Wine Blog

Our blog is a place for instructors, food & wine professionals and San Francisco Wine School students to discuss news, interesting people and events as well as their thoughts about wine, spirits, the industry, and careers.


We’re always looking for guest authors!

Up to four submissions each month will be published. We accept a wide range of formats from blogs to photography and beyond. Topics range from travel to industry news and everything in between. Please email submissions to help@sfwineschool.com with your name, contact information, a little bit about you, and your piece.


Featured Blogs

How to Become a Sommelier
Clarifying Credential Blur

How to get a Job in the Wine Industry
Top 4 Reasons to Get Wine Credentials
The Gift of Service
Kristin Campbell Named Brand Ambassador for Women of the Vine & Spirits

Featured Articles

Don’t Take Wine Program Management… Unless You Want Your Wine Program to Make Money

Don’t Take Wine Program Management… Unless You Want Your Wine Program to Make Money

Don’t Take Wine Program Management… Unless You Want Your Wine Program to Make MoneyMake your wine program both passionate and profitable. San Francisco Wine School’s Wine Program Management course...
THE ORIGINS OF WINE CIVILIZATION: An Exploration of Ancient Wines and Their Evolution

THE ORIGINS OF WINE CIVILIZATION: An Exploration of Ancient Wines and Their Evolution

THE ORIGINS OF WINE CIVILIZATION: An Exploration of Ancient Wines and Their Evolution On Sunday, March 13th from 10am to 5:30pm, San Francisco Wine School will open the doors of its new Wine Educa...
The Heights of Wine Education: MW vs. MS

The Heights of Wine Education: MW vs. MS

Formal wine training can be achieved and applied at a number of levels in a number of arenas. For the ambitious few with their sights set on the highest level of education in the industry, there a...

Insider Interviews by David Furer - Presenting Dr. Liz Thach, MW

Insider Interviews by David Furer - Presenting Dr. Liz Thach, MW

Insider Interviews by David Furer - Presenting Dr. Liz Thach, MW Dr. Elizabeth “Liz” Thach, MW is a Professor of Management and Wine Business at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Californi...
SF Wine School Gives Bloggers a Deep Dive Into Santa Barbara

SF Wine School Gives Bloggers a Deep Dive Into Santa Barbara

SF Wine School Gives Bloggers a Deep Dive Into Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County is one of California’s best and most diverse wine-growing regions. Among its five AVAs are climates ranging from co...
Travel Log – FWS Alsace Immersion Trip

Travel Log – FWS Alsace Immersion Trip

  Travel Log – FWS Alsace Immersion Trip Greetings from Alsace, where the wines are as fascinating as the region. I was one of 15 wine professionals experiencing the French Wine Society’s first...

Get to Know ‘Somm Essentials’

Get to Know ‘Somm Essentials’

Get to Know ‘Somm Essentials’ Somm Essentials is a 2-week intensive program developed by Master Sommelier David Glancy to provide broad knowledge across multiple beverage categories for students ...
How to Kick-start Your Career With a Job in the Wine Industry

How to Kick-start Your Career With a Job in the Wine Industry

How to Get a Job in the Wine Industry San Francisco Wine School reached out to its friends from all sides of the wine industry to put together proven career advice from the pros. Breaking into the ...
9 Easy Ways to Improve Your Wine IQ in San Francisco

9 Easy Ways to Improve Your Wine IQ in San Francisco

9 Easy Ways to Improve Your Wine IQ in San Francisco If you want to learn about wine in San Francisco, take advantage of the many resources at your fingertips, plus the miles of wine country just a...

My Experience at the San Francisco Wine School

My Experience at the San Francisco Wine School

My experience at the San Francisco Wine School California Wine Appellation Specialist ® Class 1: US/CA Wine Law and Mendocino County. The evening kicked off with a taste of Roederer Estate Brut Ros...
Why Study California Wine?

Why Study California Wine?

Why Study California Wine Have you tasted that amazing 98-point Cabernet from NextNewWinery? It was featured in Wine Speculator and Bob Park’s Wine No-Advertising.
Catalonia’s EspaiPriorat Tasting

Catalonia’s EspaiPriorat Tasting

Catalonia’s EspaiPriorat TastingThe second biennial EspaiPriorat tasting of wines was held May 15 to commemorate the reconstruction of major portions of Catalonia’s Escaladei monastery. 50 sommelie...