IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT THE INFORMATION
It’s about the people.
How can learning about something you have a passion for be made better?
Meet other people who are passionate about the same thing
We put the student at the center of everything we do.
Our Core Values & Wine Education Philosophy
We believe anyone should have access to resources + guidance to become a confident wine authority
We're always seeking to break down any barriers so that all students accomplish their goals
We design our courses to be approachable and fun — for any level.
Everyone learns differently, and we're always seeking new ways to present the material
Elevate your wine expertise in good company with world-class instructors and 25,000+ students
Join a group of like-minded individuals who are as passionate about learning as they are about wine
Why We Created Napa Valley Wine Academy
Napa Valley Wine Academy is born
Launched our Online Learning Platform
Designed & Launched Our First Proprietary Course: Wine 101
Awarded WSET & Riedel Global Educator of the Year
Became a WSET Diploma Provider
Hit 4,000+ Students Educated in a Year
Awarded WSET & Riedel Global Educator of the Year for a Second Time
First Cohort of Diploma Student Graduate
Launched Wine 201 Wines of the World Online Course
SIMPLIFYING THE WORLD OF WINE
for All Levels
Here’s how we’re making it easier for anyone to become a confident wine authority.
A Clear Path ForwardOur curriculum is designed to be informative and engaging.
The Perfect PairingOur instructors are wine experts and expert teachers.
Learn and Laugh TogetherWe’re building more than an online learning platform, we’re creating a space for connection.
How We’re Different
We’re Premier, not Pretentious
(There’s a reason we have some of the highest pass rates in the industry.)