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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.


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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

Wine and Dine Your Valentine

Wine and Dine Your Valentine

February 12, 2015

Wine and Dine Your Valentine After New Year's Eve, Valentine's Day is the second worse night to dine out. Expectations are high, menus are fixed, everyone is rushed and stressed, and overall qual...
Festive Spirits

Festive Spirits

December 18, 2014

  Festive Spirits Here are my top spirit picks for this holiday season into the New Year: USA Menage a Trois Berry Vodka 750 ml $29.95. This delicious, delicately raspberry-flavored vodka is a fine...
ZinFest Wine and Cheese Pairing

ZinFest Wine and Cheese Pairing

December 05, 2014

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 ...

Mineral Waters to Improve Mineral Perception in Wine

Mineral Waters to Improve Mineral Perception in Wine

December 04, 2014

  Mineral Waters to Improve Mineral Perception in Wine One of the more confounding elements in wine is minerality. Even in the more comprehensive, advanced-level wine tasting classes I often see...
Champagne Bureau Tasting – San Francisco

Champagne Bureau Tasting – San Francisco

November 13, 2014

  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...
9 Easy Ways to Improve Your Wine IQ in San Francisco

9 Easy Ways to Improve Your Wine IQ in San Francisco

January 30, 2014

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...

Top 10 Funniest Wine, Food & Service Videos

Top 10 Funniest Wine, Food & Service Videos

October 25, 2012

Top 10 Funniest Wine, Food & Service Videos I feel the need for something light hearted today. In fact, I use humor every time I teach about wine. Here are some of my favorites to inspire, inst...
Which Wine Glass?

Which Wine Glass?

June 07, 2012

Which Wine Glass? If you think the perfect stemware is a must-have for your wine of choice, think again. Every day wines taste great in the park, or at the beach, places where ideal glassware is n...