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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.


Weā€™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

Michael's Insider Concierge - California Wine Appellation SpecialistĀ® Online

Michael's Insider Concierge - California Wine Appellation SpecialistĀ® Online

June 01, 2017

Michael's Insider Concierge - California Wine Appellation Specialist Online Lately, I have been deeply engrossed in a professional wine course on theĀ Appellations of California. Ā The course is by...
Insider Interviews With David Furer: Brett Davis, MS and Scott Harper, MS

Insider Interviews With David Furer: Brett Davis, MS and Scott Harper, MS

May 16, 2017

Insider Interviews With David Furer: Brett Davis, MS and Scott Harper, MS Brett Davis and Scott Harper are Louisvilleā€™s two resident Master Sommeliers having both studied and passed the exam toge...
Third Annual California Green Medal Awards Announced: Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards

Third Annual California Green Medal Awards Announced: Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards

April 11, 2017

Third Annual California Green Medal Awards Announced: Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards David Glancy serves amongst prestigious panel of wine and sustainability experts at the Sustainable W...

Events Galore!

Events Galore!

March 29, 2017

Events Galore! What a run! Ā Our Wine Education & Events Center has been abuzz all weekend with back to back events!
Explore the Wines of Alentejo

Explore the Wines of Alentejo

March 20, 2017

Explore the Wines of AlentejoPortugal sits quietly in the Iberian southwest of Europe, a country just 575 miles long by 138 miles wide, the equal to the US state of Indiana, Yet in this diminutive...
Bio:  Randy Caparoso

Bio: Randy Caparoso

March 08, 2017


SFWS Team Retreat in Murphys, CA!

SFWS Team Retreat in Murphys, CA!

February 22, 2017

SFWS Team Retreat in Murphys, CA! Like all good things, it starts with a biker bar. Ā Lagorio's in Farmington, CA was the perfect pit-stop for our Friday evening full moon travels up to Murphys, ...
Bio:  Alexandre Lalas

Bio: Alexandre Lalas

February 14, 2017

Bio: John Szabo, MS

Bio: John Szabo, MS

February 08, 2017


Student Spotlight:  Getting to Know Alison Louis dit Alleaume

Student Spotlight: Getting to Know Alison Louis dit Alleaume

January 24, 2017

Student Spotlight: Ā Getting to Know Alison Louis dit AlleaumeFrom Spanish and Malagasy origins, Alison Louis dit Alleaume grew up in Switzerland and graduated from the Ecole HĆ“teliĆØre de Lausanne...
San Francisco Wine School and Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits Unite for Corporate Education

San Francisco Wine School and Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits Unite for Corporate Education

January 18, 2017

San Francisco Wine School and Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits Unite for Corporate Education Southern Glazerā€™s Wine & Spirits, the leading wine and spirits distributor in the US, has chos...
Student Spotlight: Getting to Know Wilbert Herrera

Student Spotlight: Getting to Know Wilbert Herrera

January 04, 2017

Student Spotlight: Getting to Know Wilbert Herrera Wilbert Herrera isĀ an enthusiastic member of the San Francisco Wine School family. He's taken Intro to Blind Tasting, and successfully completed...