Course Catalog


Courses for Professionals
For everyone who needs to clearly and effectively describe wines on the job including professionals in retail, restaurant, winery, tasting room, distributor, hotel, catering and event planning environments as well as marketing personnel.

We offer two courses for the trade. They include wine sales and service modules as well as a set of trade-specific worksheets in addition to the wine appreciation material offered in the consumer versions of these courses.

After you've completed one of these trade courses, you can keep building your wine knowledge by taking any of the continue learning courses in the course catalog for winelovers.

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ABCs of Wine Sales and Service

This jump-start course covers the basics so employees new to wine can confidently describe wine and provide effective sales and service. It's also a great refresher for more experienced employees.
4 classes + 2 tastings

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Understanding Professional Wine Sales and Service

Build a thorough foundation in wine along with the sales and service skills that distinguish successful professionals. This full survey course is for intermediates and motivated beginners.
10 classes + 10 tastings

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