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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...
San Francisco Wine School's Kristin Campbell Named Brand Ambassador for Women of the Vine & Spirits

San Francisco Wine School's Kristin Campbell Named Brand Ambassador for Women of the Vine & Spirits

San Francisco Wine School's Kristin Campbell Named Brand Ambassador for Women of the Vine & Spirits We are very excited to announce that our own Chief Operating Officer, Kristin Campbell, has...
Women of the Vine Alliance is proud to announce our partnership with the San Francisco Wine School.

Women of the Vine Alliance is proud to announce our partnership with the San Francisco Wine School.

Women of the Vine Alliance is proud to announce our partnership with the San Francisco Wine School. Our COO and fearless leader, Kristin Campbell, attended the second annual Women of the Vine Con...

Meet Madeline Triffon - First American Female Master Sommelier

Meet Madeline Triffon - First American Female Master Sommelier

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

  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...
Insider Interviews by David Furer - Presenting Jean Arnold-Sessions

Insider Interviews by David Furer - Presenting Jean Arnold-Sessions

Insider Interviews by David Furer - Presenting Jean Arnold-SessionsJean Arnold-Sessions' career has been greatly centered around wineries in northern California: Chateaux St. Jean and Montelena, ...

Insider Interviews by David Furer - Presenting Carole Meredith

Insider Interviews by David Furer - Presenting Carole Meredith

Insider Interviews by David Furer - Presenting Carole Meredith Best known for her UC Davis research group's pioneering use of DNA typing in differentiating Vitis Vinifera varieties and elucidatin...
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...
Insider Interviews by David Furer – Presenting Lydia & Claude Bourguignon

Insider Interviews by David Furer – Presenting Lydia & Claude Bourguignon

Insider Interviews by David Furer – Presenting Lydia & Claude Bourguignon Partners in work and life, Lydia & Claude Bourguignon are the most heralded viti-soil scientists in the world with...

Insider Interviews by David Furer – Presenting Debra Meiburg

Insider Interviews by David Furer – Presenting Debra Meiburg

Insider Interviews by David Furer – Presenting Debra Meiburg Acquiring a Master of Wine accreditation doesn’t come easy. What was the most challenging part of your MW studies? The most rewarding?
Insider Interviews by David Furer - Presenting Martine Saunier

Insider Interviews by David Furer - Presenting Martine Saunier

Insider Interviews by David Furer- Presenting Martine Saunier As an expatriate Frenchwoman many years back, why set yourself up as an importer in the US?When I came here in 1964 I started drinking...
Insider Interviews by David Furer - Presenting Meridith May

Insider Interviews by David Furer - Presenting Meridith May

Insider Interviews by David Furer- Presenting Meridith May In 2007 Meridith May had been serving as publisher/editor of California-based veteran Paterson’s Beverage Journal with Anthony Dias Blue,...