Napa Valley Wine Academy



The Denver, Colorado WSET wine school is an extension of the globally recognized and award-winning Napa Valley Wine Academy. Offering students and wine lovers 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, as well as a host of regional and online courses perfect for the sommelier student, wine professional, or wine enthusiast who wants to learn more about wine, spirits, and sake.

Discover Flexible Online and In Person WSET Wine Education at Napa Valley Wine Academy's Denver wine school.

At Napa Valley Wine Academy’s Denver wine school, we provide a rich online & in-person learning environment that caters to different learning styles and schedules. Whether you’re looking to engage with our instructors face-to-face or prefer the convenience of online study, we offer a range of courses designed to deepen your understanding of wine, spirits, and sake.

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Napa Valley Wine Academy Online & In-Person Wine Courses

WSET Certified Courses with Flexible Formats

At Napa Valley Wine Academy’s Denver wine school, we proudly offer the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 through Level 3 courses, recognized globally for their depth and rigor. We understand the importance of flexibility, which is why we provide these courses in both traditional classroom settings and through comprehensive online platforms. This blended approach allows you to choose the learning format that best fits your lifestyle while maintaining the same high standard of education.

Tailored Learning to Fit Your Life

We recognize that our students have different needs and schedules. That’s why the Napa Valley Wine Academy’s Denver campus is committed to offering flexible learning options. Whether you prefer the immersive experience of on-site classes or the adaptability of online education, our programs are designed to fit your unique circumstances and goals.

Embark on Your Wine Education Journey

Whether you’re starting your wine education journey or looking to advance your skills, the Napa Valley Wine Academy’s Denver campus offers the flexibility and quality you need to succeed. Explore our in-person and online courses and take the first step towards becoming a knowledgeable wine enthusiast or a certified professional. Join us at the Napa Valley Wine Academy’s Denver campus and unlock the world of wine education tailored to your life.

The Local Denver Wine and Food Scene

  • Blanchard Family Wines – Known for spotlighting Colorado-made wine and offering a unique tasting experience with local terroir flights and various local snacks like popcorn flights and sweets​​.
  • Carboy Winery – A renowned winery offering a diverse selection of wines sourced from Grand Valley and its vineyards in Palisade. It’s known for its award-winning 2019 teroldego wine​​.
  • Deep Roots Winery & Bistro – Offers a wide range of house wines made from California and Colorado-grown grapes, alongside a menu of pasta, pizza, and small plates​​.
  • The Infinite Monkey Theorem – An urban winery that popularized canned wines, offering a variety of wines crafted with Colorado and Texas grapes​​.
  • La Bouche – A cozy spot offering a curated selection of wines alongside sophisticated French bites, reflecting a blend of French and American wine culture​​​​.
  • Noble Riot – Focuses on honest wines free from excessive manufacturing or additives, paired with a unique selection of bites​​​​.
  • Sienna Wine Bar & Small Plates – Provides a global wine selection along with a food menu that includes small plates like bruschetta and organic white bean dip​​.
  • The Truffle Table – Offers a variety of wines, seasonal food menus, and an experience complemented by cheese boards and other European-inspired dishes​​.
  • Trellis Wine Bar – Features an ever-changing selection of wines by the glass and bottle, complemented by charcuterie boards and small plates​​.
  • Vesta – A wine bar that serves bold flavors in both its drinks and food options, earning recognition as one of the best wine bars in Denver​​.


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

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Learn about the main wine growing regions of the world

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The soil, climate and weather

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

Learn about out Expert Instructors

Peter Marks, MW
VP of Education & Partner Master of Wine, WSET-Certified, Instructor
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Mary Margaret McCamic
Master of Wine, DWS, WSET Certified Educator, Instructor
Tim Gaiser, MAster Sommelier
Tim Gaiser
Master Sommelier- Instructor, Member of the Board of Advisers

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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