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Wines of the Southern Hemisphere (Materials for Pick-Up)

Explore the vibrant and diverse wines of the Southern Hemisphere, from Chile to South Africa. Dive into the flavors and styles that challenge the supremacy of Old World regions, and expand your wine knowledge with this immersive workshop.

  • Level All levels
  • Age 21 and older
  • Price $160
  • Location Online

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Class Description


What you'll learn in this wine class:

Dive down under to explore all of the wines of the Southern Hemisphere in one course. These New World wine regions continue to challenge the supremacy of Old World regions and increase their market share worldwide. 

Learn about the regions, climates, grapes and wine styles of Chile, Argentina, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. We'll explore wines such as: Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, Casablanca Chardonnay, Maipo Carmenere, Mendoza Malbec, Barossa Shiraz and Stellenbosch Pinotage and more. 

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.

Pickup Options:

Please note that due to storage constraints and concern for the freshness of your wine, your tasting kits may be discarded if they have not been retrieved 2 weeks after your class.

Pickup at SFWS

Pickups are free of charge. Your wine may be collected during regular office hours are M-F 10-5 and by appointment. You may schedule your pick up by emailing [email protected] so we can have your wine ready for you.


You may hire a courier service like Roadie to pick-up your wine and deliver it to you even in a few hours notice. We're happy to work with them at no charge during regular office hours. Please send the courier details to [email protected] or call us at 650-763-1324.

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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