"an investment in knowledge pays the best interest."

Upcoming Events

  • EXPLORING THE RHÔNE VALLEY - ASHEVILLE
    Jun 14, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Asheville, 25 Page Ave, Ste. 102, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
    Learn about the vast Rhône Valley, its appellations, and the wonderful wines they have to offer.
  • EXPLORING THE RHÔNE VALLEY - TRYON
    Sat, Jun 25
    North Carolina Wine Academy (Tryon LC)
    Jun 25, 4:00 PM – Jun 26, 5:30 PM
    North Carolina Wine Academy (Tryon LC), 2186 Lynn Rd, Tryon, NC 28782, USA
    Learn about the vast Rhône Valley, its appellations, and the wonderful wines they have to offer.
  • EXPLORING THE RHÔNE VALLEY - GREENVILLE
    Jul 12, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Greenville, 301 Airport Rd h, Greenville, SC 29607, USA
    Learn about the vast Rhône Valley, its appellations, and the wonderful wines they have to offer.

- Benjamin Franklin

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.

WINE CONSULTING

WINE EDUCATION

WSET Approved Program Provider | Wine Scholar Guild (Spain + France)

Professional wine certifications can help you: 

  • Achieve a higher standard amongst your peers while 

  • Increase your salary and/or revenue 

  • Achieve personal goals

  • Be better hosts when hosting private events and gatherings

Happy Students

What they're saying

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

Terri Watts

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Mary is extremely knowledgeable and has a diverse portfolio of qualifications. Her experience and approach to wine made my experience testing for WSET one to remember.

Cory Lillberg

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

Richard Hadley

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IN PERSON

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