LEVEL 1 UPCOMING CLASSES

SAN FRANCISCO AREA

Level 1 Wine - Online Live Zoom Sessions & Tasting Kits

Course runs March 5-26, 2024
Live Webinars: Tuesdays 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 from 12-1pm Pacific Time.
Can’t make the live session? Webinars can also be accessed in recorded form at any time 24/7 during the 4-week session.

Exam will be online Sunday, April 7, 2024 at noon Pacific Time or can be arranged in person at a later date.

Course Features:

  • Students have 12 month access to an Online Learning Platform where you can access lectures (live and recorded), activities, and practice quizzes 24/7.
  • Students have access to a “Course Community” where they can discuss content with the instructor and other students.

  • Our dedicated WSET course instructors will be available to answer questions and comments, as well as provide feedback on assignments for the duration of the course.

  • A 6 wine tasting kit (187mL bottles) is included the price of the course.

Wine Tasting:
Students will receive a code for a free Wine Tasting Kit consisting of six 187mL bottles through Master the World ($100 value). Students will practice tasting live with their instructor and can post their tasting notes in the Online Classroom for review by the educator.

This class is jointly run with Commonwealth Wine School
Price includes all study materials, wine kits, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

Cost is $450.00

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Level 1 - San Francisco

Saturday, March 16, 2024 from 10AM-4PM
45- Minute Multiple Choice Exam at end of class or online at a later date
The Barrel Room, 415 Sansome St in San Francisco

ENROLL BY March 9, 2024
Price includes all study materials, class wines, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

 

Cost is $455.00

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LEVEL 2 UPCOMING CLASSES

SAN FRANCISCO AREA

LEVEL 2 Wine Hybrid with Tasting Kits

 

Course runs March 6-April 10, 2024
Live Webinars: Tuesdays, 3/13, 3/20, 4/3 and 4/10 from 8-9:30am Pacific Time.
Webinars can also be accessed in recorded form at any time 24/7 during the 6-week session.

Exam will be online SUNDAY, April 14, 2024 at noon Pacific, or can be arranged in person at a later date.
Enroll by March 6, 2024

Course Features:

  • Students have 12 month access to an Online Learning Platform where you can access lectures (live & recorded), activities, and practice quizzes 24/7.

  • Students have access to a “Course Community” where they can discuss content with the instructor and other students.

  • All students receive a digital copy of the proprietary WSET Level 2 Study Pack which includes a textbook, work book, and Systematic Approach to Tasting card.

  • Our dedicated WSET course instructors will be available to answer questions and comments, as well as provide feedback on assignments for the duration of the course.

  • A 12-wine tasting kit (187mL bottles) is included the price of the course.

Wine Tasting:
Students will receive a code for a free Wine Tasting Kit consisting of twelve 187mL bottles through Master the World ($200 value). Students will practice tasting live with their instructor and will post their tasting notes in the Online Classroom for review by the educator.

This class is jointly run with Commonwealth Wine School. Price includes all study materials, wine kits, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

Cost is $750.00

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LEVEL 2: San Francisco - Weekends

 

Class runs April 7 & April 13 from 9:30AM-5:00PM and April 14, 2024 9AM-1PM
ENROLL BY April 1, 2024

One Hour Exam April 21, 2024 online at noon Pacific Time
(alternate exam dates and in person paper-based exams are also available)
San Francisco Wine School, 415 Grand Ave. South San Francisco

 

Cost is $895.00

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LEVEL 3 - UPCOMING CLASSES

SAN FRANCISCO AREA

LEVEL 3 - Hybrid

Course runs March 7-June 20, 2024
Live Webinars: three Thursdays, March 21, April 18, May 16 from 3:30-5pm Pacific Time.
Webinars can also be accessed in recorded form at any time 24/7 during the 6-week session.

Exam will be July 22, 2024 at 6pm Pacific, or can be arranged for a later date.
Enroll by March 6, 2024

Course Features:

  • Students have 12 month access to an Online Learning Platform where you can access lectures (live & recorded), activities, and practice quizzes 24/7.

  • Students have access to a “Course Community” where they can discuss content with the instructor and other students.

  • All students receive a digital copy of the proprietary WSET Level 3 Study Pack which includes a textbook, work book, and Systematic Approach to Tasting card.

  • Our dedicated WSET course instructors will be available to answer questions and comments, as well as provide feedback on assignments for the duration of the course.

  • A 18-wine tasting kit (187mL bottles) is included the price of the course.

Wine Tasting:
Students will receive a code for a free Wine Tasting Kit consisting of twelve 187mL bottles through Master the World ($300 value). Students will practice tasting live with their instructor and will post their tasting notes in the Online Classroom for review by the educator.

This class is jointly run with Commonwealth Wine School. Price includes all study materials, wine kits, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

 

Cost is $1,595.00

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LEVEL 3: San Francisco - Weekends

7 Saturdays starting March 9, 2024
10AM-3:30PM
No class Easter Weekend March 30

(Last class April 27 class runs 9:30AM-5PM)

Course comes with access to customized recordings of every theory lecture via an exclusive web site.

Exam May 11 from 9AM-12PM

ENROLL BY March 3, 2024 – spaces tend to fill quickly so please do not hesitate if you know you want to take the class!

Price includes all study materials, class wines if participant attends in person, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

Cost is $1,795.00

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LEVEL 3 - San Francisco - Weeknights

15 Mondays From March 25-July 8, 2024
6-8:15PM at The Barrel Room in downtown San Francisco
Exam July 22, 2024
No class Memorial Day, May 27

Class comes with access to new exclusive recorded sessions and extra online study support features!

Enroll by March 18, 2024
The Barrel Room
415 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA
Price includes all study materials, class wines, examination (one attempt), tuition, and U.S. postage

Cost is $1,750.00

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WSET LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN WINES

  If you know the basic wine grapes—that Chardonnay is a white wine and Cabernet Sauvignon is usually red—then begin at Level 2. This beginner to intermediate wine course offers greater breadth and depth of material, more tasting opportunities and additional classroom hours compared to Level 1. It’s for anyone who:
• Works in wine or who want a career in the industry
• Has a serious interest in deepening their wine knowledge
• Wishes to become a more confident wine taster

Level 3 details and upcoming classes

San Francisco Bay Area

LEVEL 3 - Hybrid

Course runs March 7-June 20, 2024
Live Webinars: three Thursdays, March 21, April 18, May 16 from 3:30-5pm Pacific Time.
Webinars can also be accessed in recorded form at any time 24/7 during the 6-week session.

Exam will be July 22, 2024 at 6pm Pacific, or can be arranged for a later date.
Enroll by March 6, 2024

Course Features:

  • Students have 12 month access to an Online Learning Platform where you can access lectures (live & recorded), activities, and practice quizzes 24/7.

  • Students have access to a “Course Community” where they can discuss content with the instructor and other students.

  • All students receive a digital copy of the proprietary WSET Level 3 Study Pack which includes a textbook, work book, and Systematic Approach to Tasting card.

  • Our dedicated WSET course instructors will be available to answer questions and comments, as well as provide feedback on assignments for the duration of the course.

  • A 18-wine tasting kit (187mL bottles) is included the price of the course.

Wine Tasting:
Students will receive a code for a free Wine Tasting Kit consisting of twelve 187mL bottles through Master the World ($300 value). Students will practice tasting live with their instructor and will post their tasting notes in the Online Classroom for review by the educator.

This class is jointly run with Commonwealth Wine School. Price includes all study materials, wine kits, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

 

Cost is $1,595.00

LEVEL 3: San Francisco - Weekends

7 Saturdays starting March 9, 2024
10AM-3:30PM
No class Easter Weekend March 30

(Last class April 27 class runs 9:30AM-5PM)

Course comes with access to customized recordings of every theory lecture via an exclusive web site.

Exam May 11 from 9AM-12PM

ENROLL BY March 3, 2024 – spaces tend to fill quickly so please do not hesitate if you know you want to take the class!

Price includes all study materials, class wines if participant attends in person, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

Cost is $1,795.00

LEVEL 3 - San Francisco - Weeknights

15 Mondays From March 25-July 8, 2024
6-8:15PM at The Barrel Room in downtown San Francisco
Exam July 22, 2024
No class Memorial Day, May 27

Class comes with access to new exclusive recorded sessions and extra online study support features!

Enroll by March 18, 2024
The Barrel Room
415 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA
Price includes all study materials, class wines, examination (one attempt), tuition, and U.S. postage

Cost is $1,750.00





WSET LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATE IN WINE

The WSET Level 1 course offers a true beginner’s overview of wine, and is geared to anyone with an interest in wine for personal enjoyment or launching a professional career.  It’s a particularly good starting point for people just beginning to work in restaurants, hospitality, or retail.  Level 1 is a fun way to get up to speed on what wine is and how it differs by style.

Level 1 details and upcoming classes

What’s covered

The Level 1 course provides a systematized way of learning about and tasting wine, focusing on knowledge that is practical, hands-on, and designed to build a foundation for future exploration. The course will introduce you to basics of wine, broad different styles, simple storage and service rules, and easy techniques for pairing wine with a range of foods.

At the end of the course, you’ll complete a short, multiple-choice exam, and upon passing, will receive a Level 1 WSET certificate.

This course comes with a proprietary WSET wine workbook.

 

San Francisco Bay Area

Level 1 Wine - Online Live Zoom Sessions & Tasting Kits

Course runs March 5-26, 2024
Live Webinars: Tuesdays 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 from 12-1pm Pacific Time.
Can’t make the live session? Webinars can also be accessed in recorded form at any time 24/7 during the 4-week session.

Exam will be online Sunday, April 7, 2024 at noon Pacific Time or can be arranged in person at a later date.

Course Features:

  • Students have 12 month access to an Online Learning Platform where you can access lectures (live and recorded), activities, and practice quizzes 24/7.
  • Students have access to a “Course Community” where they can discuss content with the instructor and other students.

  • Our dedicated WSET course instructors will be available to answer questions and comments, as well as provide feedback on assignments for the duration of the course.

  • A 6 wine tasting kit (187mL bottles) is included the price of the course.

Wine Tasting:
Students will receive a code for a free Wine Tasting Kit consisting of six 187mL bottles through Master the World ($100 value). Students will practice tasting live with their instructor and can post their tasting notes in the Online Classroom for review by the educator.

This class is jointly run with Commonwealth Wine School
Price includes all study materials, wine kits, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

Cost is $450.00

Level 1 - San Francisco

Saturday, March 16, 2024 from 10AM-4PM
45- Minute Multiple Choice Exam at end of class or online at a later date
The Barrel Room, 415 Sansome St in San Francisco

ENROLL BY March 9, 2024
Price includes all study materials, class wines, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

 

Cost is $455.00





San Francisco Bay Area

Level 1 Wine - Online Live Zoom Sessions & Tasting Kits

Course runs March 5-26, 2024
Live Webinars: Tuesdays 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 from 12-1pm Pacific Time.
Can’t make the live session? Webinars can also be accessed in recorded form at any time 24/7 during the 4-week session.

Exam will be online Sunday, April 7, 2024 at noon Pacific Time or can be arranged in person at a later date.

Course Features:

  • Students have 12 month access to an Online Learning Platform where you can access lectures (live and recorded), activities, and practice quizzes 24/7.
  • Students have access to a “Course Community” where they can discuss content with the instructor and other students.

  • Our dedicated WSET course instructors will be available to answer questions and comments, as well as provide feedback on assignments for the duration of the course.

  • A 6 wine tasting kit (187mL bottles) is included the price of the course.

Wine Tasting:
Students will receive a code for a free Wine Tasting Kit consisting of six 187mL bottles through Master the World ($100 value). Students will practice tasting live with their instructor and can post their tasting notes in the Online Classroom for review by the educator.

This class is jointly run with Commonwealth Wine School
Price includes all study materials, wine kits, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

Cost is $450.00

Level 1 - San Francisco

Saturday, March 16, 2024 from 10AM-4PM
45- Minute Multiple Choice Exam at end of class or online at a later date
The Barrel Room, 415 Sansome St in San Francisco

ENROLL BY March 9, 2024
Price includes all study materials, class wines, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

 

Cost is $455.00






WSET LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN WINES

  If you know the basic wine grapes—that Chardonnay is a white wine and Cabernet Sauvignon is usually red—then begin at Level 2. This beginner to intermediate wine course offers greater breadth and depth of material, more tasting opportunities and additional classroom hours compared to Level 1. It’s for anyone who:
• Works in wine or who want a career in the industry
• Has a serious interest in deepening their wine knowledge
• Wishes to become a more confident wine taster

Level 3 details and upcoming classes

San Francisco Bay Area

LEVEL 3 - Hybrid

Course runs March 7-June 20, 2024
Live Webinars: three Thursdays, March 21, April 18, May 16 from 3:30-5pm Pacific Time.
Webinars can also be accessed in recorded form at any time 24/7 during the 6-week session.

Exam will be July 22, 2024 at 6pm Pacific, or can be arranged for a later date.
Enroll by March 6, 2024

Course Features:

  • Students have 12 month access to an Online Learning Platform where you can access lectures (live & recorded), activities, and practice quizzes 24/7.

  • Students have access to a “Course Community” where they can discuss content with the instructor and other students.

  • All students receive a digital copy of the proprietary WSET Level 3 Study Pack which includes a textbook, work book, and Systematic Approach to Tasting card.

  • Our dedicated WSET course instructors will be available to answer questions and comments, as well as provide feedback on assignments for the duration of the course.

  • A 18-wine tasting kit (187mL bottles) is included the price of the course.

Wine Tasting:
Students will receive a code for a free Wine Tasting Kit consisting of twelve 187mL bottles through Master the World ($300 value). Students will practice tasting live with their instructor and will post their tasting notes in the Online Classroom for review by the educator.

This class is jointly run with Commonwealth Wine School. Price includes all study materials, wine kits, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

 

Cost is $1,595.00

LEVEL 3: San Francisco - Weekends

7 Saturdays starting March 9, 2024
10AM-3:30PM
No class Easter Weekend March 30

(Last class April 27 class runs 9:30AM-5PM)

Course comes with access to customized recordings of every theory lecture via an exclusive web site.

Exam May 11 from 9AM-12PM

ENROLL BY March 3, 2024 – spaces tend to fill quickly so please do not hesitate if you know you want to take the class!

Price includes all study materials, class wines if participant attends in person, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

Cost is $1,795.00

LEVEL 3 - San Francisco - Weeknights

15 Mondays From March 25-July 8, 2024
6-8:15PM at The Barrel Room in downtown San Francisco
Exam July 22, 2024
No class Memorial Day, May 27

Class comes with access to new exclusive recorded sessions and extra online study support features!

Enroll by March 18, 2024
The Barrel Room
415 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA
Price includes all study materials, class wines, examination (one attempt), tuition, and U.S. postage

Cost is $1,750.00





WSET LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATE IN WINE

The WSET Level 1 course offers a true beginner’s overview of wine, and is geared to anyone with an interest in wine for personal enjoyment or launching a professional career.  It’s a particularly good starting point for people just beginning to work in restaurants, hospitality, or retail.  Level 1 is a fun way to get up to speed on what wine is and how it differs by style.

Level 1 details and upcoming classes

What’s covered

The Level 1 course provides a systematized way of learning about and tasting wine, focusing on knowledge that is practical, hands-on, and designed to build a foundation for future exploration. The course will introduce you to basics of wine, broad different styles, simple storage and service rules, and easy techniques for pairing wine with a range of foods.

At the end of the course, you’ll complete a short, multiple-choice exam, and upon passing, will receive a Level 1 WSET certificate.

This course comes with a proprietary WSET wine workbook.

 

San Francisco Bay Area

Level 1 Wine - Online Live Zoom Sessions & Tasting Kits

Course runs March 5-26, 2024
Live Webinars: Tuesdays 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 from 12-1pm Pacific Time.
Can’t make the live session? Webinars can also be accessed in recorded form at any time 24/7 during the 4-week session.

Exam will be online Sunday, April 7, 2024 at noon Pacific Time or can be arranged in person at a later date.

Course Features:

  • Students have 12 month access to an Online Learning Platform where you can access lectures (live and recorded), activities, and practice quizzes 24/7.
  • Students have access to a “Course Community” where they can discuss content with the instructor and other students.

  • Our dedicated WSET course instructors will be available to answer questions and comments, as well as provide feedback on assignments for the duration of the course.

  • A 6 wine tasting kit (187mL bottles) is included the price of the course.

Wine Tasting:
Students will receive a code for a free Wine Tasting Kit consisting of six 187mL bottles through Master the World ($100 value). Students will practice tasting live with their instructor and can post their tasting notes in the Online Classroom for review by the educator.

This class is jointly run with Commonwealth Wine School
Price includes all study materials, wine kits, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

Cost is $450.00

Level 1 - San Francisco

Saturday, March 16, 2024 from 10AM-4PM
45- Minute Multiple Choice Exam at end of class or online at a later date
The Barrel Room, 415 Sansome St in San Francisco

ENROLL BY March 9, 2024
Price includes all study materials, class wines, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

 

Cost is $455.00





San Francisco Bay Area

Level 1 Wine - Online Live Zoom Sessions & Tasting Kits

Course runs March 5-26, 2024
Live Webinars: Tuesdays 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 from 12-1pm Pacific Time.
Can’t make the live session? Webinars can also be accessed in recorded form at any time 24/7 during the 4-week session.

Exam will be online Sunday, April 7, 2024 at noon Pacific Time or can be arranged in person at a later date.

Course Features:

  • Students have 12 month access to an Online Learning Platform where you can access lectures (live and recorded), activities, and practice quizzes 24/7.
  • Students have access to a “Course Community” where they can discuss content with the instructor and other students.

  • Our dedicated WSET course instructors will be available to answer questions and comments, as well as provide feedback on assignments for the duration of the course.

  • A 6 wine tasting kit (187mL bottles) is included the price of the course.

Wine Tasting:
Students will receive a code for a free Wine Tasting Kit consisting of six 187mL bottles through Master the World ($100 value). Students will practice tasting live with their instructor and can post their tasting notes in the Online Classroom for review by the educator.

This class is jointly run with Commonwealth Wine School
Price includes all study materials, wine kits, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

Cost is $450.00

Level 1 - San Francisco

Saturday, March 16, 2024 from 10AM-4PM
45- Minute Multiple Choice Exam at end of class or online at a later date
The Barrel Room, 415 Sansome St in San Francisco

ENROLL BY March 9, 2024
Price includes all study materials, class wines, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

 

Cost is $455.00






DIPLOMA COURSES – SAN FRANCISCO STUDENTS






D4 SPARKLING WINES

D4 - San Francisco Online Course

March 4-April 7, 2024
90-Minute Exam June 12, 2024 at 1:30PM
Deadline to enroll is February 24, 2024 at 4pm pacific time

Price includes all access to the WSET Online Classroom course, access to videos of all D4 lectures, non-wine study materials, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage

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SPIRITS LEVEL 1 - UPCOMING CLASSES

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SPIRITS LEVEL 2 - UPCOMING CLASSES

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WSET SPIRITS LEVEL 2 - Online

Level 2 Spirits Online
Runs March 18-April 21, 2024
1-hour Exam Online April 28, 2024  at noon or in person at a later date
Enroll by March 10, 2024 by 5pm Pacific Time
Price includes all study materials, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage within the United States

Cost is $699.00

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SAKE LEVEL 1 - UPCOMING CLASSES

SAN FRANCISCO AREA

Sake Level 1 - Hybrid Course

Level 1 Sake Hybrid Online course
Runs April 8-May 4, 2024
Live Webinar (also recorded)  April 30 from 11:30am-12:30pm PT

Exam Online May 12, 2024 or in person at a date to be arranged
Enroll by April 7, 2024
Price includes all study materials, examination (one attempt), tuition, and postage
A recommended list of Sakes to purchase will be provided by instructor

Cost is $420.00

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SAKE LEVEL 3 - UPCOMING CLASSES

SAN FRANCISCO AREA

SAKE LEVEL 3 San Francisco - Zoom & In Person

April 27-28, May 4-5, 2025  from 10am – 1pm Via Zoom
In person July 10, 2024 from 10am – 4pm
Exam at 1pm on July 10, 2024 or at a future date to be arranged with the instructor

Takara Sake USA, Berkeley, CA

Register by April 10, 2024

Cost is $1,350.00

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UNIT D1-D2 UPCOMING CLASSES

SAN FRANCISCO AREA

D1 & D2 - Online Course with Live Zoom Sessions

All new expanded Grape Experience Online Hybrid Diploma D1 and D2 Course

D1 Winemaking:
Starts March 18, 2024 and runs through April 28, 2024
Exam May 14, 2024 at 11:00am
Enroll by March 10 at 4pm Pacific Time

D2 Wine Business:
Hybrid Zoom Course – self study with Zoom Tutorial Session May 18, 2024
Exam June 12, 2024 at 11:30am 

Course Includes:

  • 3 Live Zoom Sessions on March 24, April 6, and May 18, 2024 at 1pm Pacific Time
  • Access to the new WSET Online Classroom with global certified tutors
  • Access to a second proprietary Online Platform with video lectures and study support
  • Feedback tests replicating D1 and D2 exams
  • Access to Grape Experience teachers at any time via text, email or phone

Cost is $2,150.00

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