- Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) Program
- French Wine Scholar (FWS) Program
- California Wine Appellation Specialist® (CWAS) Program
- Blind Wine Tasting
- Individual Courses available
- Corporate Training on any wine and beverage topic or service
Established in 2011
The San Francisco Wine School was founded by Master Sommelier, David Glancy. David is one of twelve people in the world to hold both a Master Sommelier diploma and a Certified Wine Educator credential. His team of industry leading instructors provides world-class wine education and professional development for successful careers in the wine industry. By bringing all relevant wine credential programs under one roof, students may pursue numerous career path opportunities including hospitality, retail, distribution, journalism, marketing/PR, consulting, education and more. San Francisco Wine School programs are designed for credential exam preparation, however many enthusiasts outside of the wine industry attend to deepen their wine knowledge and appreciation.
Meet the Business Owner: David G.
David Glancy is the founder and CEO of San Francisco Wine School and has worked in the industry for over 20 years throughout the US and Asia.
David is one of only 12 people in the world to pass both the Court of Master Sommeliers' Master exam (MS) and the Society of Wine Educators' Certified Wine Educator exam (CWE). He has also holds credentials for Certified Specialist of Spirits CSS) and French Wine Scholar (FWS). He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Society of Wine Educators and the Editorial Advisory Board of Sommelier Journal.
Previously, he created, managed and taught the only Certified Sommelier Program ever approved by Court of Master Sommeliers during his tenure with the Professional Culinary Institute (now known as International Culinary Center California). There he helped over 400 students pass the Court of MS' Certified Sommelier exam. He also taught wine and business management at Le Cordon Bleu's California Culinary Academy in San Francisco.