San Francisco Wine School Certification Programs consist of multiple workshops over the course of days, weeks or months. They are designed to prepare you for success, no matter what your career path or certification goal.  Whether you are an enthusiast newly embarked on your discovery of wine or a seasoned sommelier or other wine professional already established in the industry, you will find a program that's right for you!  Classes are offered at our new Wine Education and Events Center in South San Francisco and Online.  Private Programs and Corporate Training are also available throughout the United States.

Use the side bar and main menu filters to help you find the right one for you!  Not sure where to start?  Check out our Understanding Our Programs Guide or contact us for an appointment.  You can always take the first workshop in the series and and apply the cost to the full program tuition if you decide to continue!

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San Francisco Wine School strives to open up the world of wine to serious students and enthusiasts everywhere while helping people of all levels break into the wine industry, advance their career, or simply pursue their passions. Founded by Master Sommelier and Certified Wine Educator David Glancy, San Francisco Wine School is the largest wine school in the U.S., offering the most thoughtful approach to wine study. Their inspired educational programs and workshops are taught in their state of the art wine education & events center and their cutting edge virtual classroom by industry-leading instructors from all major educational disciplines. San Francisco Wine School’s curriculum features the best content in the business: expert course materials, carefully conceived wine flights, and in-depth blind tasting exercises designed to engage students, illuminate course content and enhance learning. Their brand new sunlight-filled wine education & events center is conveniently located just 5 minutes from San Francisco International Airport and boasts 16-ft high coved ceilings, eight 12-ft tall arched windows, and gorgeous 180 degree views of the San Bruno Mountains, South San Francisco City Hall and the San Francisco Bay, making it the perfect place to enjoy classes, industry seminars and tastings and host a wide variety of private events—from serious educational programs for wine/hospitality industry staff to team-building and other fun, social, private events for wine enthusiasts.

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