The Program

Educate & Empower

Wine Empowered offers tuition-free wine education covering all fundamental aspects of wine education.

Meet a few of our instructors!

Fundamentals of Wine Education

From viticulture and vinification, we cover all fundamental aspects of wine education. Each class will be taught by industry professionals from Master Sommeliers to Masters of Wine and heralded authors using GuildSomm resources for the most up-to-date curriculum. Each student will receive a one-year membership to GuildSomm.

Benefits

Make Friends!

Access to Resources

Job Growth & Opportunities

Resumé Building

Deeper Knowledge of Wine

Access to Tastings & Events

2020 Course Overview and Calendar

February 3, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Orientation
February 10, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Viticulture & Vinification [Lee Campbell]
February 17, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bordeaux [Carlton McCoy]
February 24, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Burgundy [Christy Canterbury]
March 2, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Rhône Valley, Southern France, and Islands [Jhonel Faenar]
Break
March 16, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Midterm Exam
March 23, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Italy [Ashley Santoro]
March 30, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Spain and Portugal [Cha McCoy]
April 6, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
North and South America [Amy Zhou]
April 13, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Germany, Austria, The Loire, and Alsace [Raj Vaidya]
April 20, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand [Rebecca Flynn]
Break
May 4, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Champagne and Sparkling [Julia Coney]
May 11, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Review and Final Exam
GRADUATION