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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.


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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

SAN FRANCISCO WINE SCHOOL LAUNCHES GLANCY WINE EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS AND SUMMER SERIES 2017

SAN FRANCISCO WINE SCHOOL LAUNCHES GLANCY WINE EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS AND SUMMER SERIES 2017

San Francisco Wine School Launches Glancy Wine Education Scholarships and Summer Series 2017 San Francisco Wine School has something for everyone this summer from casual enthusiasts to the most s...
Discover Piemonte's Real Roero

Discover Piemonte's Real Roero

Discover Piemonte's Real Roero Piemonte is one of Italy’s two greatest wine regions. And when we think of Piemonte, we tend to focus on one grape, Nebbiolo, and two zones, Barolo and Barbaresco. ...
Michael's Insider Concierge - California Wine Appellation Specialist® Online

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

Michael's Insider Concierge - California Wine Appellation Specialist Online Lately, I have been deeply engrossed in a professional wine course on the Appellations of California.  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

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

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!

Events Galore! What a run!  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

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

SFWS Team Retreat in Murphys, CA!

SFWS Team Retreat in Murphys, CA!

SFWS Team Retreat in Murphys, CA! Like all good things, it starts with a biker bar.  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

Bio: John Szabo, MS

Bio: John Szabo, MS

Student Spotlight:  Getting to Know Alison Louis dit Alleaume

Student Spotlight: Getting to Know Alison Louis dit Alleaume

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...