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Wines of North America (Materials for Shipment)

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Explore the rich history, diverse climates, and unique wine styles of the top wine-producing regions in North America with the Certified Specialist of Wine program at San Francisco Wine School. Discover labeling laws, and American Viticultural Areas, and taste a curated selection of wines to enhance your knowledge and appreciation of the region's wines.

Course Details
Price $160
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Location Online
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Class Level All levels
Age Requirements 21 and older
Average Class Size 12
System Requirements

You will need a reliable Internet connection as well as a computer or device with which you can access your virtual class. We recommend you arrive to class 5-10 minutes early to ensure you're able to set up your device and connection.

Class Delivery

This class will be held via Zoom unless otherwise specified

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Class Description

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What you'll learn in this wine class:

The United States is the world's fourth largest wine producer. In this class we cover the wines of California, Oregon, Washington, and other states, plus Canada and Mexico. Discover labeling laws, American Viticultural Areas, the history, climates and wine styles of each region. 

This workshop is part of the Certified Specialist of Wine program. As part of this workshop, you'll taste 6-8 wines related to the curriculum. Your workshop fees can be applied to the cost of the full series if you would like to continue on. Payment plans are available for the full series.

Delivery Options

Shipping inside CA

  • Tasting Kits* – Standard (allow 4+ bus days prior to class/event) - Included
  • Tasting Kits* – Expedited (allow 2+ bus days prior to class/event) $20
  • Quarterly SFWS Wine Club Shipments 3-6 Bottles $20
  • Other Retail Purchases 6-12 Bottles** – Standard 2-3 business days $40
  • Other Retail Purchases 6-12 Bottles** – Expedited 1 business day $65

Shipping Outside CA

Wine can be shipped throughout the US except for the following states: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Vermont

  • Tasting Kits – Standard (allow 4+ bus days prior to class/event) - Included
  • Tasting Kits – Expedited (allow 2+ bus days prior to class/event) $35
  • Quarterly SFWS Wine Club Shipments 3-6 Bottles $40
  • Other Retail Purchases 6-12 Bottles* – Standard 3-5 business days $65
  • Other Retail Purchases 6-12 Bottles* – Expedited 1-2 business day $150  

* Shipping for full bottles must be added to your cart separately using the links above.  It will not be automatically calculated at checkout.  If you forget to include shipping on your order, one of our staff members will reach out to you to collect payment.

Terms & Conditions:

All Shipments:

Tasting kit shipments are at the student's own risk.  3rd party carriers no longer guarantee delivery dates or times and San Francisco Wine School is not responsible for missed deliveries or lost, delayed, or damaged wines.  Availability is not guaranteed for replacements and additional fees may apply.

All bottles are special ordered and must be prepaid. Minimums may apply and order fulfillment times may vary based upon availability at the time payment is made. No exchanges or returns are allowed. Flawed items may be returned full to receive replacement or store credit, however SFWS is not liable for temperature or physical damage while in transit. All claims must be made directly with the carrier. Wines may not be replaceable.

Additional Terms & Conditions for Shipments Outside of California:

Title to, and ownership of, all wine passes from San Francisco Wine School to the purchaser in the State of California and the purchaser takes all responsibility for the shipping of it from California to his/her home state. By arranging for transportation of the wine via common carrier, San Francisco Wine School is providing a service to, and acting on behalf of the purchaser. Payment for this service may be included in your fees or you will be billed separately depending on the above stated rates. By utilizing this service from San Francisco Wine School, the purchaser is representing that he/she is acting in a fashion compliant with his/her local and state laws regarding the purchase, transportation and delivery of wine. The purchaser represents that he/she has obtained any required permission, paid any required fees, is working through properly licensed intermediaries where required, is legally entitled to take possession of wine and is legally entitled to take quantities ordered and once again authorizes that he/she is 21 years of age.


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Refund Policy

Cancellations and reschedules for full programs are accepted up to 11 business days prior to the start of the course with an option to transfer full credit to a future class OR receive a full refund less a 5% cancellation fee.

Recordings are available to students who are unable to attend live classes. Full program students who give at least business days notice of their absence in an individual workshop may request to have a tasting kit created for no additional charge. No further make ups will be allowed.

If you need to cancel registration in any other program after the notice period, you will be refunded $70 for each class that you do not attend with a minimum notice of 11 business days. Study guides and any other course material must be returned in unused condition or the cost of the materials will be deducted from the total refund.

If you need transfer to a future program within the 11 business days notice period, a $150 transfer fee will be collected at that time. Transfers will be effective 1 week after notice has been provided and fees must be paid at that time. Recordings will be available for workshops prior to the transfer effective date. Your registration is fully transferable to another person for the same program and session with no fees.

There are no refunds available for individual workshops or special events. Recordings are available to students who are unable to attend live classes. Full program students who give at least business days notice of their absence in an individual workshop may request to have a tasting kit created for no additional charge. Reschedules for the next available date are also accepted for individual workshops up to business days prior to the originally scheduled date. Reschedules are not available for special events.

If you are unable to attend a program, workshop or event and are not eligible for a reschedule or refund, and want to attend the session live, consider offering your seat to a friend or colleague. They will love you!

Notice for all cancellations, reschedules, format changes and transfers must be given by emailing [email protected]

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