Napa Valley Wine Academy

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$25 Off Any Level 1 or Level 2 Online Wine, Spirits or Beer Course

$40 Off Any Level 3 or D1 Online Course

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Discover the Art of Wine, Beer, and Spirits with Expert-Led Classes in Napa Valley

Are you eager to dive deeper into the world of beverages? Whether it’s a wine class that unravels the rich tapestry of vineyards across the globe, a beer class that explores craft brewing techniques, or a spirits class that decodes the complexities of distillation, Napa Valley Wine Academy is your gateway to becoming a connoisseur. Awarded the prestigious “Riedel Global Wine Educator of the Year” title, we pride ourselves on providing education that leads to mastery and passion that leads to innovation.eo.

Why Students Choose Napa Valley Wine Academy:

Expert-Led Instruction: Each wine, beer, and spirits class at our academy is led by industry veterans who bring years of expertise and a contagious passion for their craft. Our instructors are not just teachers, but also mentors who guide you through each tasting and technique.

Community and Connections: Engage with a community that shares your passion. Our classes often lead to lasting connections, providing networks that support personal and professional growth in the beverage industry.

Flexible Learning Options: We understand that life’s busy. Choose from in-person or online classes to fit your schedule and learning style. Whether it’s weekend wine classes, evening beer sessions, or part-time spirits courses, we have something for everyone.

Enroll in Our Wine, Beer, and Spirits Classes Today!

Ready to turn your enthusiasm for beverages into an expert understanding? Join us at Napa Valley Wine Academy, where your education is our priority. Enroll now and start your journey to become a specialist in wine, beer, and spirits.

Explore Our Course Offerings

Still deciding which path to take? Browse our courses below for a detailed look at each wine, beer, and spirits class. We’re confident you’ll find the perfect fit for your ambitions.

WSET Online Beer Courses


This qualification provides newcomers with a practical introduction to the beer universe, emphasizing the exploration of beer’s main styles and the sensory evaluation of its flavors and aromas. Participants will acquire fundamental beer knowledge, including production principles and ingredients, alongside developing a systematic beer-tasting approach. Successful completion awards the WSET Level 1 Beer certification and a lapel pin.  Click here for details.



The WSET Level 2 Award in Beer provides an advanced exploration of beer, covering ingredients, production processes, and globally renowned beer styles, alongside enhanced tasting sessions. NVWA students gain additional resources, including access to four virtual webinars on tasting and theory, a dedicated instructor for a five-week online course, and an interactive platform for discussions and webinar access via the NVWA’s Online Wine Academy.  Click here to gain your strategic edge.


WSET Online Spirits Courses


This beginner-level course provides a hands-on introduction to spirits, ideal for those starting a career in the industry or exploring a personal interest. Participants will learn about various spirit styles and types through sensory evaluation, gaining insight into the factors that influence their flavors and aromas. Completing the course awards a WSET certificate and lapel pin, equipping students with the skills to accurately describe spirits, a methodical tasting approach, and a foundational knowledge of spirit production. Click here for more details.



Discover the world of spirits and liqueurs with our 6-week online program, offering around-the-clock access to study materials for unparalleled flexibility. The Level 2 Award in Spirits Online mirrors the classroom syllabus within an interactive online setting, enabling peer collaboration and the support of a dedicated educator. Participants benefit from a dedicated instructor throughout the course, facilitating homework, webinars, and comprehensive study engagement.. Click here for more details.


WSET Online Wine Courses


Begin your wine education with our WSET Level 1 Wine Online course, where learning is hands-on and engaging. Through interactive sessions, you’ll explore wines through sight, smell, and taste, learn the essentials of wine storage and service, and develop a systematic approach to tasting and describing wines. Sign up now to master the basics of wine pairing and confidently navigate the world of wine with newfound expertise! Click here for details.



Dive into the exciting world of wines with our interactive WSET Level 2 Wine Online course, designed to be both educational and enjoyable. You’ll master the art of identifying key grape varieties, understanding wine labels, and enhancing your tasting skills with the WSET’s Systematic Approach to Tasting. Enroll now and transform your appreciation for wine into expert knowledge that stands out!

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Embark on a comprehensive journey through the world of wine with our WSET Level 3 Wine Online course. You’ll gain a deep understanding of major grape varieties and the factors influencing wine style and quality across the globe, equipping you with the knowledge to expertly assess and explain wine like a professional. Earning this advanced certification isn’t easy, but we arm you for success.

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Begin your WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wine with D1 – Wine Production, and unlock the secrets of how wine is made. From the vineyard to the cellar, discover how every decision impacts the wine’s style, quality, and price. Enroll now and transform your passion for wine into a profound understanding that sets you apart in the wine world. Join us at Napa Valley Wine Academy, where excellence in wine education begins!

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Cancellations of confirmed in-person course enrollments and workshops are accepted up to 60 days before the start of the course. An administration fee of $50 plus the full cost of the study materials and exam fees will be deducted, and the remainder of the course fee refunded to the payee. Separate WSET exam cancellation/transfer rules apply.
Transfers of a confirmed enrollment to another course are accepted 60 days before the course start date with an administration fee of $50.

Cancellations less than 60 days before the in-person course start date or course no shows forfeit any refund/transfer options unless students can provide medical documentation. If medical documentation is provided, students can be transferred to a later course. No refunds will be applied.

Course Transfers cannot be carried forward to the next academic year (which commenced on January 1).

Students are highly encouraged to purchase separate travel insurance.

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Flamingo Hotel Las Vegas

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

February 12, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Pacific)


3555 Las Vegas Blvd

Las Vegas, NV 89109


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Mariott Santa Ynez

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

April 23, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Pacific)


555 McMurray Road

Buelton, CA 93427


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Art Hotel Denver

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

March 5, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Mountain)


1201 Broadway

Denver, CO 80203


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Aloft Nashville

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

February 12, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Central)


1719 West End Ave.

Nashville, TN 37203


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Epicurean Hotel

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

March 19, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Eastern)


1207 S Howard Ave,

Tampa, FL 33606


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Street View of HQ

Your WSET Level 3 exam will take place on

January 22, 2023 at 10:00 AM (Pacific)


2501 Oak Street

Napa, CA 94559