"an investment in knowledge pays the best interest."
- Benjamin Franklin
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.
WSET Approved Program Provider | Wine Scholar Guild (Spain + France). Professional wine certifications can help you:
Achieve a higher standard amongst your peers
Increase your salary and/or revenue
Achieve personal goals
Be better hosts when hosting private events and gatherings
What they're saying
The wine academy is welcoming as well as a great class environment for learning.
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.
Mary the owner is a fantastic teacher and is extremely knowledgeable about wine.
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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.