"WINE AND FRIENDS ARE A GREAT BLEND."
- Ernest Hemingway
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
THE TASTING ROOM
What they're saying
Mary the owner is a fantastic teacher and is extremely knowledgeable about wine.
The wine academy is welcoming as well as a great class environment for learning.
Fantastic educator and wine ambassador...
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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REGISTER FOR CLASSES
WSET Levels 1, 2, & 3 and Wine Scholar Guild courses are available in person at our offices in Asheville, Tryon, and Greenville.
Fun, interactive, educational. That's what our tastings are all about. Join us as we explore the world of wines, one by one.
WSET Levels 1 & 2 for both wine and spirits are available online.