GRAPE EXPERIENCE IS THE OLDEST, MOST EXPERIENCED WSET PROVIDER ON THE WEST COAST.

A Recognized Quality Leader

WSET Educator of the Year 2012 – Among America’s most recognized course providers.

ABOUT US

Outstanding Faculty

Outstanding faculty trained by WSET and dedicated to students’ success.
FACULTY

WSET Diploma - WSET's Top Qualification

WSET Diploma – one of the select providers offering WSET’s top qualification!
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Discover a World of Knowledge

Courses in Wine, Spirits, and Sake for professionals and enthusiasts!
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WSET’s All New Level 3 in Wine

WSET Level 3: courses start in August – Enroll now!
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Our Students Say it Best ...

“I simply would not be where I am without the support and guidance Grape Experience.” Benjamin Spencer DWS (2011)
TESTIMONIALS

WSET Level 3

Level 3 San Francisco Weekends
Starts Oct 29

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WSET Online

New courses every month.
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WSET Level 2

Starts February 5
San Francisco

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WSET Sake

Starts March 10, 2018
San Francisco

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WSET Level 2

Starts February 7, 2018
Boston

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WSET Level 3

TESTING NO CLASSES SCHEDULED

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Best WSET Diploma courses

Grape Experience has the best WSET Diploma courses on the west coast. The depth and breadth of knowledge was second to none. – Peter Andrews, Prima Vini Wine Merchants & Restaurant, Walnut Creek

Exceptional Staff from Different Backgrounds

Grape Experience’s traditional in person courses integrate well with the online classroom, and are guided by exceptional staff from different backgrounds – providing a comprehensive understanding of the drinks industry around the world. — Katie Canfield, Marketing (South America), Paul Hobbs Wines

Quality Resources and Educators

With online and traditional classroom resources, candidates will surely appreciate Grape Experience’s quality resources and educators. – Allison Hupp, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits

Personalized Study

The diverse group of instructors and personalized study help, has allowed me to take my education to the next level and will continue to help me for years even after completing the Diploma. -Michael Schubert, Sommelier The Riddler

Outstanding Guest Speakers

Grape Experience combined effective online learning with in-class experience via outstanding guest speakers and make it fit with my schedule.  – Greg Miller

Step-By-Step Instructions and Advice for each Diploma Unit

Grape Experience provides step-by-step instructions and advice for each Diploma unit and the lightning-fast email responses to questions shows they truly care about the success of their students. Lindsey Gorfine, Robert Mondavi Winery

Grape Experience "Set me up for Success"!

Grape Experience has made taking the WSET Diploma work very well with my busy schedule and set me up for success.Grant C. Wood,  Jessup Cellars

A Deeper Understanding of the World of Wine

Grape Experience is committed to seeing students not just pass the requisite exams but offering a deeper understanding of the world of wine. – Angela Scott

WSET Level 2

Starts February 7, 2018
Boston

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WSET Level 3

Starts February 7
Boston

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WSET Sake

Starts March 10, 2018
San Francisco

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WSET Online

Starts Every Month
Online

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WSET CERTIFICATION – San Francisco, Boston & Online

Grape Experience is your destination for WSET Certification!  Since 2005, Grape Experience Wine & Spirit School has provided innovative, engaging, and impactful wine education certification classes to industry professionals and wine lovers in San Francisco, Napa Valley and the entire Bay Area, as well as Greater Boston.

Our Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Certificate Programs can help you exceed your goals while you develop deep wine knowledge and build impressive tasting skills.  If you work in or are looking to enter the wine or spirit industry—or just want to expand your knowledge—Grape Experience and WSET have a course that’s right for you.

FLEXIBILITY

We offer a wide range of programs in an array of formats for beginners and seasoned professionals, from weeknight classes to weekend intensives to online courses.

EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR

Grape Experience was honored with the prestigious Wine Educator of the Year award in 2012 from the WSET and is one of only a handful of schools approved to offer its highest certification, the Level 4 Diploma.

GLOBAL NETWORK

All of our students become part of WSET’s international wine society, which includes exclusive opportunities for professional networking, employment, travel and winery visits.

PASSIONATE FACULTY

Our instructors have real-world experience in the industry, with backgrounds in winemaking, restaurants, retail and wholesale sales, and more.

TESTIMONIALS

Grape Experience has been crucial not just for expanding my wine knowledge, but for helping me pass the rigorous WSET exams as well. The team at the Grape Experience is knowledgeable, responsive, and most importantly, knows how to teach. Now I feel more confident and see more opportunities at international wine trade events.

James Lee

Wine Buyer , Wine2U Korea

I simply would not be where I am without the support and guidance Grape Experience. Studying through Grape Experience, in Napa – set me on the course to live my dreams.

Benjamin Spencer DWS (2011)

Lead Enologist & Director, The Etna Wine School, Mount Etna, Sicily, Italy

One of the best ways to learn about a wine region is to talk to a specialist. The instructors at Grape Experience are those specialists that have studied it, lived it and are now leaders in the industry.

Courtney Quinn

Owner and Wine Importer, OWOC Wines

Summary
Wine Education Through WSET
Service Type
Wine Education Through WSET
Provided by
Grape Experience Wine & Spirit School,
229 Brannan St,San Francisco,California-94107,
Telephone No.4153090761
Area
San Francisco Bay Area and Greater Boston
Description
Grape Experience provides the highest quality wine, spirits and sake education of professionals and enthusiasts through the globally recognized WSET. Find out more throughout www.grapeexperience.com