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California Wine Overview and Mendocino

  • Level All levels
  • Age 21 and older
  • Price $160
  • Location 415 Grand Ave, San Francisco, CA

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  • $160
  • San Francisco Wine School @ 415 Grand Ave Ste 301, San Francisco, CA 94080
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What you'll learn in this wine class:

Learn USA and California wine labels, the difference between organic, sustainable & biodynamic wine production, and the amazing history of California wine. Then dive deeply into the diverse appellations of Mendocino County. Recent critically acclaimed wines have brought international attention to all of this county’s vineyards. 

Also, a leader in organically grown grapes, Mendocino country is an important study component of this program. 

This workshop is the first part of the California Wine Appellation Specialist® program. Your tuition can be applied to the cost of the program if you would like to continue on. As part of this workshop, you'll taste 6-8 wines related to the curriculum.


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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San Francisco Wine School

San Francisco Wine School strives to open up the world of wine to serious students and enthusiasts everywhere while helping people of all levels break into the wine industry, advance their career, or simply pursue their passions. Founded by Master Sommelier and Certified Wine Educator David Glancy,...

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Our gorgeous new 4,000 sq ft top floor wine education center is located directly across from City Hall in charming downtown South San Francisco. Our sunlight-filled wine education center boasts 16-ft high coved ceilings, eight 12-ft tall windows, and gorgeous 180 degree views of the San Bruno Mountains, City Hall and the San Francisco Bay. South San Francisco is 9 miles from downtown San Francisco, conveniently located next to San Francisco International Airport and the 280/380/101 interchange halfway between the airport and the former Candlestick Park. San Francisco Wine School is located downtown just blocks from Highway 101 at the intersection of Grand Ave and Maple Ave.

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