WHERE ARE YOU HeaDED?

No matter where you are in your wine education journey — or where you are going — we have the tools and support to get you there. With Napa Valley Wine Academy, you benefit from satellite locations across the country as well as the most robust online learning platform in the industry.
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  • NAPA
  • TAMPA
  • CLEVELAND
  • LAS VEGAS
  • NASHVILLE
  • SANTA BARBARA
  • Denver

NAPA VALLEY WINE ACADEMY

NAPA

Located in the heart of America’s most prestigious wine country, our downtown Napa classrooms are where industry professionals and wine lovers come to learn about wine, spirits, and sake in a hands-on environment. We offer the full array of training, courses and exams including Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) courses, including Levels 1 – 4 in Wine, Levels 1-2 in Spirits, and Levels 1 and 3 in Sake). You’ll also find our Wine 101™ Live, Wine Scholar Guild Certifications, masterclasses with Peter Marks, and a host of experiential learning opportunities such as our Harvest Boot Camp. 

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NAPA VALLEY WINE ACADEMY

TAMPA

The Tampa, Florida wine school is an extension of the globally recognized and award-winning Napa Valley Wine Academy. Located inside the renowned Epicurean Hotel’s Culinary Center, professional wine students and wine lovers alike have access to a broad array of courses ranging from wine, spirits, and sake. In Tampa we offer The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 – 3 in Wine, Levels 1-2 in Spirits and Levels 1 & 3 in Sake. You’ll also find  the Society of Wine Educators CSW program, the Wine Scholar Guild’s French Wine Scholar program, and a host of trainings, courses and exams tailored to the wine professional, wine enthusiast or sommelier student. 

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NAPA VALLEY WINE ACADEMY

CLEVELAND

The Cleveland, Ohio wine academy is an extension of the globally recognized and award-winning Napa Valley Wine Academy. Located inside Doubletree Westlake, professional wine students and wine lovers alike have access to a broad array of courses ranging from wine, spirits, and sake. In Cleveland we offer The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 – 3 in Wine, Levels 1-2 in Spirits and Levels 1 and 3 in Sake. You’ll also find training, courses and exams tailored to the wine professional, wine enthusiast or sommelier student.

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NAPA VALLEY WINE ACADEMY

LAS VEGAS

The Las Vegas, Nevada wine school is an extension of the globally recognized and award-winning Napa Valley Wine Academy. Located inside the Suncoast Hotel & Casino, professional wine students and wine lovers alike have access to a broad array of courses ranging from wine, spirits, and sake. In Las Vegas we offer The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 – 3 in Wine, Levels 1-2 in Spirits and Levels 1 & 3 in Sake. You’ll also find training, courses and exams tailored to the wine professional, wine enthusiast or sommelier student.

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NAPA VALLEY WINE ACADEMY

NASHVILLE

The Nashville, Tennessee wine school is an extension of the globally recognized and award-winning Napa Valley Wine Academy. Located inside the Aloft Nashville West End Hotel, professional wine students and wine lovers alike have access to a broad array of courses ranging from wine, spirits, and sake. In Nashville we offer The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 – 3 in Wine, Levels 1-2 in Spirits and Levels 1 & 3 in Sake. You’ll also find training, courses and exams tailored to the wine professional, wine enthusiast or sommelier student.

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NAPA VALLEY WINE ACADEMY

SANTA BARBARA

The Santa Barbara Wine School is an extension of the globally recognized and award-winning Napa Valley Wine Academy. Located in Buellton – the heart of the world-renowned Santa Barbara wine country – students are immersed in wine education and hands-on learning opportunities. In Santa Barbara, we offer The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 – 3 in Wine, Levels 1-2 in Spirits and Levels 1 & 3 in Sake. You’ll also find training, courses and exams tailored to the wine professional, wine enthusiast or sommelier student. 

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NAPA VALLEY WINE ACADEMY

DENVER

The Denver, Colorado WSET wine school is an extension of the globally recognized and award-winning Napa Valley Wine Academy. Students and wine lovers alike have access to a broad array of courses ranging from wine, spirits, and sake. In Denver we offer The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 – 3 in Wine, as well as a host of training, courses and exams tailored to the  sommelier student, wine professional, or wine enthusiast. 

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Wine Education made easy

We believe in wine education without limits.

No matter where you live in the world, you can still study with NVWA via our proprietary Online Wine Academy™. Since launching in 2012, we’ve continually sought ways to optimize virtual learning, striving to add more courses and student/instructor interactions via live webinars. Online Wine Academy™ also enriches in-person learning with supplemental materials and access to the NVWA community.

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COURSES OFFERED ONLINE & IN-PERSON

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Style

Discover all the main styles of wine made from wine grapes around the world

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Production

Understand techniques used by the major wine regions of the world

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Terroir

Explore how soil, climate and weather work together to create fine wine

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S.A.T.

Begin the journey to understanding the WSET "Standard Approach to Tasting"

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