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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

An Interview with Karen MacNeil

An Interview with Karen MacNeil

We recently caught up with Karen MacNeil, author of the best -selling book The Wine Bible in anticipation of her visit Saturday, May 4th, where she’ll teach her hugely popular class What Makes Grea...
Vega Sicilia - Leader of Spain

Vega Sicilia - Leader of Spain

Vega Sicilia - Leader of Spain Few wines have a history as distinguished as that of Vega Sicilia.  Founded in 1864, its top cuvee, Unico, was Spain's first great wine and until recent decades, the...
Advanced Wine Tasting and Service Training to Debut April 7 - Five Days of Intensive Study Inspired By a Decade of Experience

Advanced Wine Tasting and Service Training to Debut April 7 - Five Days of Intensive Study Inspired By a Decade of Experience

Advanced Wine Tasting and Service Training to Debeut April 7 - Five days of intensive study inspired by a decade of experience San Francisco, Calif. (March 26, 2015) Busy wine professionals don't a...

Join Us and Get to Know the Grape Xinomavro and the Wines of the Naoussa Region of Greece. Register Today!

Join Us and Get to Know the Grape Xinomavro and the Wines of the Naoussa Region of Greece. Register Today!

Join Us and Get to Know the Grape Xinomavro and the Wines of the Naoussa Region of Greece. Register Today! Xinomavro (Ksee no' ma vro) is the signature varietal of the Naoussa region of Greece. An...
ZinFest Wine and Cheese Pairing

ZinFest Wine and Cheese Pairing

ZinFest Wine and Cheese Pairing Part of the bounty of Northern California is its plethora of artisanal cheeses, which are featured proudly alongside the traditional European choices in shops and ...
Champagne Bureau Tasting – San Francisco

Champagne Bureau Tasting – San Francisco

  Champagne Bureau Tasting – San Francisco The Champagne Bureau’s annual trade tasting took place October 21, 2014 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco’s Union Square. With 37 brands repres...

“California Wine Intensive” Comes to Los Angeles November 7-9

“California Wine Intensive” Comes to Los Angeles November 7-9

“California Wine Intensive” comes to Los Angeles November 7-9 San Francisco Wine School challenges the next generation of wine experts in the Los Angeles area with the first and only professional c...
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...
Malibu Coast Becomes an AVA

Malibu Coast Becomes an AVA

Malibu Coast Becomes an AVA The 46 mile long and 8 mile wide Malibu Coast, with glitzy beachfront mansions and celebrity-filled Starbucks, is now an official American Viticultural Area, or America...

Strada del Sagrantino, San Francisco

Strada del Sagrantino, San Francisco

Strada del Sagrantino, San Francisco For lovers of Umbrian wines, the Sagrantino Umbrian Essence event, held on June 10th at San Francisco’s The Press Club, was a rare treat. Eight producers were ...
Beringer Winery To Host San Francisco Wine School's 3-Day “California Wine Intensive” August 8-10, 2014

Beringer Winery To Host San Francisco Wine School's 3-Day “California Wine Intensive” August 8-10, 2014

Beringer Winery To Host San Francisco Wine School's 3-Day "California Wine Intensive" August 8-10, 2014 San Francisco, Calif. ( July 8, 2014) — San Francisco Wine School challenges the next genera...
ZinFest Lodi Wine Festival

ZinFest Lodi Wine Festival

ZinFest Lodi Wine Festival Celebrating ten years, this weekend’s Zinfest kicked off with a casual outdoor dinner on the breezy shores of Lodi Lake. Wine lovers from as far as Vancouver and as near...


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