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

Grape Variety Profile - Malbec

Grape Variety Profile - Malbec

Grape Variety Profile:  Malbec This is the third in a series of varietal profiles by Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis, presented to aid students in preparing for blind tasting exams and gainin...
How to Start a Career in the Wine Industry (or Not)

How to Start a Career in the Wine Industry (or Not)

How to Start a Career in the Wine Industry (or Not)Many people are surprised to find out that the majority of my students over the last decade have been career changers. The next largest student se...
Which Wine Glass?

Which Wine Glass?

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...

The Cult Wine You Don’t Realize is from Oregon

The Cult Wine You Don’t Realize is from Oregon

The Cult Wine You Don’t Realize is from Oregon In the mid-1960’s, Oregon’s wine industry pioneers began planting grapes in the northern Willamette Valley. They focused on Pinot Noir, but also plant...
Grape Variety Profile – Muscat

Grape Variety Profile – Muscat

Grape Variety Profile – Muscat This is the second in a series of varietal profiles by Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis, presented to aid students in preparing for blind tasting exams and gaining ...
San Francisco Wine Shops That I Love by David Glancy

San Francisco Wine Shops That I Love by David Glancy

San Francisco Wine Shops That I Love by David GlancyI thought I would share some love with my favorite San Francisco wine retailers and hopefully help some shoppers in the process. I buy wine many ...

Teaching Styles in Wine Education – So What?

Teaching Styles in Wine Education – So What?

Teaching Styles in Wine Education – So What? While all wine educators share a common goal, to convey information and assist in the learning process, each does so with a unique style. Wine education...
Antonio Galloni Wine Advocate Taste-Maker?

Antonio Galloni Wine Advocate Taste-Maker?

Antonio Galloni Wine Advocate Taste-Maker? At the recent Symposium for Professional Wine Writers, I had the opportunity to talk quite a bit with Antonio Galloni of The Wine Advocate. He also agreed...

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