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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

Student Spotlight:  Getting to Know Alison Louis dit Alleaume

Student Spotlight: Getting to Know Alison Louis dit Alleaume

January 24, 2017

Student Spotlight:  Getting to Know Alison Louis dit AlleaumeFrom Spanish and Malagasy origins, Alison Louis dit Alleaume grew up in Switzerland and graduated from the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne...
Pushing the Limit of Cool Climates: Exploring Nova Scotia, Part One

Pushing the Limit of Cool Climates: Exploring Nova Scotia, Part One

December 13, 2016

Pushing the Limit of Cool Climates: Exploring Nova Scotia, Part One Having previously known of Nova Scotia only from tales told me of Cape Breton 30 years ago by a friend who summered often ther...
Insider Interviews with David Furer - Presenting Alejandro Fernandez

Insider Interviews with David Furer - Presenting Alejandro Fernandez

May 10, 2016

Insider Interviews with David Furer - Presenting Alejandro FernandezI first encountered the wines of Ribera del Duero in 1992 through Pesquera winery, then the only winery of the region with any ...

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

January 28, 2016

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...
Meet Steven Spurrier - Father of the Judgment of Paris

Meet Steven Spurrier - Father of the Judgment of Paris

December 17, 2015

 Meet Steven Spurrier - Father of the Judgment of Paris Since 1964 Steven Spurrier’s work on behalf of his favorite beverage has been a somewhat circuitous one, having led him for the past few ye...
Meet Roger Aquilina - Malta's Renowned Oenologist

Meet Roger Aquilina - Malta's Renowned Oenologist

August 20, 2015

Meet Roger Aquilina - Malta's Renowned Oenologist My first, and to date only, visit to Malta occurred this past February when I accepted an invitation from its NYC-based US tourism representat...

Meet Greg Jones - Professor and Climatologist

Meet Greg Jones - Professor and Climatologist

August 06, 2015

 Meet Greg Jones - Professor and Climatologist Professor Greg Jones and I first encountered one another at the first of Spain's three Climate Change & Wine conferences developed a decade ago...
Meet Madeline Triffon - First American Female Master Sommelier

Meet Madeline Triffon - First American Female Master Sommelier

July 16, 2015

Meet Madeline Triffon - First American Female Master Sommelier Madeline Triffon has traversed the eddies of being not only a female pioneer in the until recently male­-dominated US wine busine...
MEET MONIKA CHRISTMANN - INSIDER INTERVIEWS BY DAVID FURER

MEET MONIKA CHRISTMANN - INSIDER INTERVIEWS BY DAVID FURER

July 09, 2015

  Meet Monika Christmann - Insider Interviews by David Furer Prof. Monika Christmann and I met in Chicago soon after she'd completed her time working on Simi Winery's winemaking team having b...

Meet Tom Stevenson - The Sparkling Wine Authority

Meet Tom Stevenson - The Sparkling Wine Authority

July 02, 2015

  Meet Tom Stevenson - Sparkling Wine Authority If anyone on this website hasn't heard and read of Tom Stevenson then they've grossly misstepped. Worth noting is that after a trying time inte...
Meet Richard Smart - The 'Flying Vine Doctor'

Meet Richard Smart - The 'Flying Vine Doctor'

June 25, 2015

  Meet Richard Smart - The 'Flying Vine Doctor' The ‘Flying Vine Doctor’ Richard Smart has been involved with worldwide viticulture since the mid 1960s dating to time spent at Roseworthy Colleg...
Meet Willi Klinger - Wine Marketing Maestro

Meet Willi Klinger - Wine Marketing Maestro

June 04, 2015

  Meet Willi Klinger - Wine Marketing Maestro  A life in theatre didn't prove daunting enough for the Viennese Willi Klinger, now the Managing Director of the Austrian Wine Marketing Board fill...


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