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Upcoming Events

  • Flavors of Portugal & Spain Sommelier River Cruise
    Flavors of Portugal & Spain Sommelier River Cruise
    Tue, Jul 23
    Porto
    Jul 23, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 30, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Jul 23, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 30, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Join us for an exclusive wine and travel experience through the coasts of Portugal and Spain!
  • Wine 101 Class & Tasting
    Wine 101 Class & Tasting
    Tue, Aug 06
    Shelby
    Aug 06, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Shelby, 5 N Lafayette St, Shelby, NC 28150, USA
    Aug 06, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Shelby, 5 N Lafayette St, Shelby, NC 28150, USA
    Join us for an engaging and informative introduction to the world of wine with Wine 101, hosted by WSET Certified Educator and DIPWSET Candidate, Yellymary Montalvo. This class is perfect for wine enthusiasts of all levels, whether you're a complete beginner or looking to refresh your knowledge.

- Benjamin Franklin

ABOUT US

The Wine Academy was founded as a whole immersive wine education experience aimed at professional and wine aficionados. With over 15 years of experience in the food and beverage industry

we provide actional insight on wine education, wine entrepeneurship and to help consumers to start their wine journey. 

WINE EDUCATION

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

Happy Students

What they're saying

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

Terri Watts
Asheville Wine Tours Propietor

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
Parker-Binns Vineyard Propietor

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

Richard Hadley
Wine Representative

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PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

Learn more about the professionals certifications we offer such as Wine Scholar Guild along with our propietry courses to become certified in the wine industry. Easy and accesible from home or in the classroom.

EXPERIENCES & MASTERCLASSES

Join us to learn more about suberegions, varietals and the wonderful world of wine in our wine tastings and Masterclasses. 

Need a little extra help in your studies or need guidance and mentorship through the process? We now offer tutoring services for most wine certifications! We are here for you!

TUTORING FOR WINE CERTIFICATIONS

OUR SHOP WINE COLLECTIVE

Learn more about our wine shop & tasting room. We hope you can visit us for a glass... or a bottle! 

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OUR WINE SHOP: WINE COLLECTIVE

Visit us at our wine shop Wine Collective for a glass or a bottle! 

WINE CONSULTING

Employee Training | Wine List Design | Corporate Events | Cellar Management | Career Coaching | Private Events

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GIFT CARDS

Gift cards are the perfect present for the wine lover in your life when you are not sure what they want. Our gift cards can be used for any of our certifications, experiences or wine events. 

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Flavors of Portugal & Spain Sommelier River Cruise

Join us for an exclusive wine and travel experience through the coasts of Portugal and Spain!

July 23, 2024

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Wine 101 Class & Tasting

Join us for an engaging and informative introduction to the world of wine with Wine 101, hosted by WSET Certified Educator and DIPWSET Candidate, Yellymary Montalvo. This class is perfect for wine enthusiasts of all levels, whether you're a complete beginner or looking to refresh your knowledge.

August 6, 2024

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