ONE OF AMERICA’S MOST ESTABLISHED AND HONORED PROVIDER OF WSET CERTIFICATION
Level 2 Wine
Starts July 1, 2023
South San Francisco
Level 3 Wine
Starts September 18, 2023
D1 and D2 June 5, 2023 – Hybrid Course
New England Classes with Commonwealth Wine School
Level 1 Wine
Level 1 Wine Online with Tasting Kits June 6-27
Online WSET Courses
Starts July 17, 2023
WSET Spirits Courses
Starts July 10, 2023
WSET Sake Courses
Sake Level 1
June 24 San Francisco
Grape Experience WSET Certification is available in person and Online
Whether you are an enthusiast or industry professional, Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Certification Programs led by our seasoned educators will help you to deepen your wine knowledge and build impressive tasting skills.
Grape Experience is one of only a handful of schools approved to offer WSET’s flagship qualification, the Level 4 Diploma.
GRAPE EXPERIENCE DIVERSITY IN WINE SCHOLARSHIP
Diversity in Wine and Spirits presents the 2020 Grape Experience Wine and Spirits School Scholarship. Under the Program, five(5) Wine and Spirit Education Trust online scholarships will be awarded to applicants belonging to an underrepresented minority group. There will be three(3) WSET Leve 1 and two(2) WSET Level 2 scholarships awarded for any category ie wine, spirits, and/or sake.
For more information click here: https://www.difb.org/scholarships-and-grants
WSET Educator of the Year
Adam Chase, Director of Grape Experience, has been honored with the prestigious nomination of WSET Wine Educator of the Year four times for achieving consistently high standards of wine, spirits and sake education on both coasts of the USA. Adam and Grape Experience won the award in 2012.
Suit Your Schedule
Our beginning to professional programs are designed as weeknight classes, weekend intensives and online courses for your ultimate convenience.
Our students join WSET’s international wine society receiving opportunities for professional networking, employment, winery visits and travel.
Our skilled and dedicated instructors hail from real-world experience and have backgrounds in winemaking, restaurants, retail and wholesale sales.
“I would not be where I am without the support and guidance Grape Experience. Studying through Grape Experience… set me on the course to live my dreams."
– Benjamin Spencer DWS (2011)
Lead Enologist & Director, The Etna Wine School, Italy
“Grape Experience has been crucial not just for expanding my wine knowledge, but for helping me pass the rigorous WSET exams as well."
– James Lee
Wine Buyer , Wine2U Korea
“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