Explore the Wines of Italy Glass by Glass: This Italian Wine Scholar Prep program is the perfect foundation for the world of Italian Wine
Join us on a wine-focused journey through Italy, learning about legendary wines, foods, landmarks and cultural attractions as you “travel.” Designed by Wine Scholar Guild for wine enthusiasts and aspiring professionals, this three-session course provides an introduction to Italy, explores its key wine regions and delivers core information on 39 of the country's need-to-know wines.
Each class features a different geographical area of Italy and a tantalizing palette of wines.
This program may be used as preparation for the Italian Wine Scholar Certification Program or taken for pure enjoyment.
We're proud to have been awarded the 2021 IWS Program Provider of the Year out of over 100 providers in 30 countries. Evaluations were based upon enrollment numbers, pass rates, student evaluations, pro-active initiatives to adapt to Covid, as well as dynamism in terms of communication.
Jan 24-Feb 21
no class Feb 7
Sep 12-Oct 3
Wines of Italy consists of three 2.5-hour classes covering the following areas.
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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...
San Francisco Wine School*
415 Grand Ave #301
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Wine is included in this program. Students will taste over 20 Italian wines to bring learning objectives to life and practice your tasting techniques. All wines are selected by Master Sommelier David Glancy and our instructors to represent a broad sampling of the classic wines of Italy.
Roomers will have wine in their glass in the classroom. Zoomers will have tasting kits they can either pickup or have delivered for an additional fee. View wine pickup and delivery options.
The optional Italian Wine Scholar Prep exam is 45-minutes long and consists of 50 multiple choice questions. The optional exam must be taken in person at San Francisco Wine School.
The IWS Prep Certificate will be issued to those individuals who achieve a score of 60 or higher.
The curriculum and teaching materials for the Italian Wine Scholar Prep program are the same regardless of whether you study in California or Calgary. Our curated tasting exercises and industry leading instructors will make the difference in your learning experience.
Installment plans available.
Group discounts are available. Contact email@example.com for more information.
All attendees must be 21+ years