Certifications

Designed for wine professionals and enthusiasts who wish to study to advance their career or knowledge, we offer programs such as Certified Specialist of Wine, WSET and Italian Wine Professional, as well as, online courses. Our students have the advantage of personalized instruction by credentialed educators, classroom exercises, practice exams and organized tastings.

Classes, Events & Gifts

Wine & Spirit Education Trust: Level I, Foundation in Wines Qualification

This globally-recognized qualification provides a basic introduction to the main styles of wines available to guests or front-line staff, as well as knowledge and skills in the storage and service of wines. It is perfect for the novice wine lover looking to add some structure to their wine knowledge. This is a one-day course culminating in the exam.

 

$269.00

Wine & Spirit Education Trust: Level II, ONLINE STUDY

Location

Online study culminating in an exam to be administered at the Atlanta Wine School located at:

Vino Venue
4478 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
770-668-0435

$499.00

Certified Specialist of Spirits Training Program

Founded in 1977, the Society of Wine Educators is one of the leading professional certification organizations in the field of wine and spirits. The Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS) is a certification denoting the holder has mastered a wide base of knowledge on all topics in the world of spirits. The CSS is widely recognized and regarded by the international wine and spirits industry.

$699.00

Wine & Spirit Education Trust: Level II, Award in Wine and Spirits

This globally-recognized qualification teaches you about the key grape varieties grown around the world, the different styles of wine produced and the production of spirits and liqueurs. The systematic approach to wine tasting is followed when tasting each wine. Although successful completion of Level 1 is not required, it is recommended. This course is made up of two days of lectures followed by a review along with the exam.

$699.00

Wine & Spirit Education Trust: Level III, ONLINE STUDY

The WSET’s London Wine & Spirit School has developed a pioneering series of Online Distance Learning Programs to prepare students for WSET qualifications. THIS IS IDEAL FOR STUDENTS WHO CANNOT ATTEND IN-CLASS LECTURES DUE TO SCHEDULING CHALLENGES, OR LIVE TOO FAR FROM OUR TEACHING TEACHING FACILITY. MOREOVER, THE ONLINE PROGRAM ALLOWS THE STUDENT UNLIMITED 24/7 ONLINE ACCESS. FOR EXAMPLE, A STUDENT COULD CHOOSE TO WORK ONLINE 1 HOUR DAILY AT ANYTIME. 

$800.00

Certified Specialist of Wine Training Program

Founded in 1977, the Society of Wine Educators is one of the leading professional certification organizations in the field of wine and spirits. The Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) is a certification denoting the holder has mastered a wide base of knowledge on all topics in the world of wine. The CSW is widely recognized and regarded by the international wine and spirits industry.

$999.00

Italian Wine Professional Certification

This qualification endorsed by the Italian Trade Agency, teaches you the fundamentals of the complex world of Italian wine. IWP is recommended for anyone who wants to strengthen his or her knowledge base on the subject of Italian wine and gain the confidence necessary to discuss, sell, buy, and enjoy Italian wine at a professional level. 

$1250.00

Wine & Spirit Education Trust: Level III, Award in Wine and Spirits

This course is recommended for those who have earned the Level II Certificate, or have a good foundation of wine knowledge. In depth lectures and discussions covering wines and spirits of the world are designed to give a thorough understanding of the principal wines and spirits of the world and their commercial importance. Successful candidates receive the Level III Certificate of the WSET. 

$1275.00