Wine Program Management

Program Description

With his BA degree in Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Management from Michigan State University and 15 years of experience successfully managing and consulting for some of the world’s finest hotels and restaurants, Wine Program Management is one of Master Sommelier David Glancy’s specialties. This indispensable certificate program, written by Master Glancy, himself, helps students grasp the art and science of Wine List Development, Beverage Cost Control, Vendor Relations, Beverage Law and Cellar Management and bring their career to the next level.

2023 Session Dates & Times

Session 1

Tuesdays 10-1 pm
Jan 17 - Feb 21

Syllabus Overview

Each class within the full program can be taken as a single workshop.  Click the links to learn more!

Learn more about Wine Program Management and Master Sommelier David Glancy as featured in the April/May 2017 Issue of SOMM Journal! and the Glancy Wine Blog


Formats Available

Hybrid - Room/Zoom - NEW!

We've recently invested in some serious AV technology upgrades to create an integrated Hybrid Room/Zoom experience for all students.  Both "Roomers" and "Zoomers" are able to engage with us and each other during these live classes.  Recordings are also available after the class.  Whether you are excited to return to our beautiful venue in person or are enjoying the convenience of home learning, you can choose the experience that's right for YOU!  Learn more...

About the Certification Exam

1 hour in-person multiple choice & short answer exam requiring 75% or higher to pass.  Online exam upgrade is available for an additional fee.



Installment plans and corporate rates available.  Group rates available for parties of 5 or more.  Contact for more information

Enrollment Includes

  • Registration & In-Person Exam*
  • Five 3-hour Workshops
  • San Francisco Wine School Water Bottle
  • Certificate upon successful completion 
* additional fee for online exam upgrade.  Contact us for rates.

    Our Location

    San Francisco Wine School*
    415 Grand Ave #301
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
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    *See our latest COVID Safety Information 


    All attendees must be 21+ years

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