San Francisco Wine School classrooms are full of serious enthusiasts and industry professionals including wine writers, buyers, distributors, retailers, servers and sommeliers of all levels. Our certification programs cover every region in the world and dive deeply into nearly every appellation of France, Italy and California. We taste 6-8 relevant regional wines in every class we offer. If you would like us to consider featuring your wine in one of our programs, please contact for sample submission details.


At SFWS, we believe that every motivated and engaged student should have access to high quality, professional education in their trade. Since our inception, we have been providing tuition assistance to worthy students. In an effort to expand this support, we are now offering scholarship sponsorships to organizations and companies who value professional education in the hospitality and food & wine industry. Please join us in supporting tomorrow's industry leaders. Scholarship sponsors will receive visibility and promotion on our website, social media channels and marketing materials as well as a relationship with potential future employees and brand loyal industry professionals.

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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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