"WINE AND FRIENDS ARE A GREAT BLEND."

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- Ernest Hemingway

ABOUT US

North Carolina Wine Academy (NCWA) was founded as a whole immersive wine education experience aimed at professional and wine aficionados. We believe in wine education being accessible to everyone while offering visibility to women in wine and minorities in the industry.

Private Wine Tastings | Cellar Management

​WINE CONSULTING

THE TASTING ROOM

ARTICLES

WHY HAVE AN ELEVATED WINE EXPERIENCE?

There is a difference between a wine educator and a Sommelier. A wine educator focuses on the educational elements of the wine experience.

WHY EDUCATION IS VITAL TO THE FUTURE OF THE WINE INDUSTRY

Aspiring wine professionals have so many career options to choose from, from education and commercial enterprise to newer tech-oriented...

OUR STUDENT, GARY SCHWARTZ, RECEIVES HIGHEST HONORS

We are beaming with pride that our student, Gary Schwartz, received his Spanish Wine Scholar with Highest Honors!

HAPPY CUSTOMERS

What they're saying

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Mary the owner is a fantastic teacher and is extremely knowledgeable about wine.

Richard H.

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The wine academy is welcoming as well as a great class environment for learning.

Terri W.

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Fantastic educator and wine ambassador...

Cory L.

WINE EDUCATION

WSET | Wine Scholar Guild 

Do you have goals to enrich your personal understanding of food and wine? We offer courses from the esteemed Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) that will help you get you on your way to impressing your friends with your knowledge of wine. Luckily, these classes are held both online and in person!

Specializing in French and Spanish wines is also possible with our Wine Scholar Guild program, which gives you a 200+ page manual plus instructor led classes and tastings to get you ready for your exam.

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IN PERSON

WSET Levels 1, 2, & 3 and Wine Scholar Guild courses are available in person at our offices in Asheville, Tryon, and Greenville.

TASTINGS

Fun, interactive, educational. That's what our tastings are all about. Join us as we explore the world of wines, one by one.

ONLINE

WSET Levels 1 & 2 for both wine and spirits are available online.

NORTH LOCATION

25 Page Ave., Ste. 102

Asheville, NC 28801

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Tel: 828-414-4394

cheers@ncwineacademy.com

SOUTH LOCATION

2186 Lynn Rd.

Ste. B

Tryon, NC 28722

GREENVILLE

301 Airport Rd.

Ste. H

Greenville, SC 29607