Napa Wine School, California

Beginner | Intermediate | Advanced

America’s Premier Wine School™ in Napa Valley

A place where industry professionals and wine lovers come to explore and learn about wine, spirits, and sake in a hands-on environment in the heart of America’s most prestigious wine country. Offering the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Levels 1 – 4 (in Wine, Spirits, and Sake), the Society of Wine Educators CSW (Certified Specialist of Wine) program, the French Wine Scholar program, American Wine Studies, Italian Wine Professional, and a host of online courses perfect for the sommelier students, wine professional, or wine enthusiast who is thirsty to learn more.
Explore our offering below.

Beginner Courses

Ideal if you are starting your wine, sake, or spirits education journey.

These courses provide a hands-on introduction to the world of beverage education. You’ll explore the main types and styles of either wine, sake, or spirits through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe them accurately and make food pairings.

Not sure where to start? Give us a Call 1-855-513-9738 or use our chat function below.

Intermediate Courses

Perfect if you are wanting to dive deeper into the world of wines, sake or spirits.

These courses provide you with a core understanding of either wines, sake, and spirits. You’ll learn about the styles produced as well as key classifications and labeling terminology.

Not sure where to start? Give us a Call 1-855-513-9738 or use our chat function below.

Advanced Courses

Designed for professionals working in the wine industry and for advanced wine enthusiasts.

Delve deeper into the world of wines, sake, or spirits. These courses provide a detailed understanding of the production process, regions, and styles . Upon completion, you will be able to assess wines, sakes, or spirits accurately, and use your understanding to confidently explain styles and quality.

Not sure where to start? Give us a Call 1-855-513-9738 or use our chat function below.

Napa Valley Wine Academy is proud to be an approved program provider of the internationally recognized WSET® (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) wine and spirit and Sommelier courses in Santa Barbara, California and across the US. Our Napa Valley headquartered wine and spirit school offers wine and spirit certification courses, and workshops that are ideal for both the wine enthusiast and wine and beverage industry professionals alike.

Whether you are a casual wine drinker eager to learn more about wine and spirits or a wine professional looking to take your wine knowledge and career to the next level by getting your certification we offer a course that is right for you.