Sommelier Schools
Reviews of Wine Schools

This section covers every wine school in the States offering sommelier certification. Schools are listed by state. Academic certifications and sommelier programs are listed for each school.

Each wine school is issued an omnibus rating. For a full explanation of this rating, please see  How We Rate Wine Schools.

California

Wine House

Wine House
Wine House
  • Address: 2311 Cotner Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90064
  • Dedicated Facilities: Yes
  • Certifications Available: L1-L4, WSET
  • Website: winehouse.com 
  • School Rating: 81%

Wine LA (formerly Learn About Wine)

Wine LA
Wine LA
  • Address: 530 Molino St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
  • Dedicated Facilities: Yes
  • Certifications Available:  L1-L2, CWE
  • Website: winela.com
  • School Rating: 77%

Peter Neptune School of Wine

Peter Neptune School of Wine
Peter Neptune School of Wine
  • Address: 3315 Hyland Ave, Costa Mesa, Ca 92626
  • Dedicated Facilities: None
  • Certifications Available: L1-L4, WSET, FWS
  • Website: neptunewine.com
  • School Rating: 71%

San Francisco Wine School

San Francisco Wine School
San Francisco Wine School
  • Address:  415 Grand Ave #301, South San Francisco, CA 94080
  • Dedicated Facilities: Yes
  • Certifications Available: L1 – L2, SWE
  • Website: sanfranciscowineschool.com
  • School Rating: 76%

Napa Valley Wine Academy

Napa Valley Wine Academy
Napa Valley Wine Academy
  • Address:  2501 Oak St, Napa, CA 94559
  • Dedicated Facilities: Yes
  • Certifications Available: L1-L3, WSET, SWE, FWS
  • Website: napavalleywineacademy.com
  • School Rating: 94%

Colorado

Wine Education Institute

Wine Education Institute
Wine Education Institute
  • Address: 14697 Delaware St #1000, Westminster, CO 80023
  • Dedicated Facilities: None
  • Certifications Available: L1-L3, WSET, CSW
  • Website: wineeducationinstitute.com
  • School Rating: 65%

Connecticut

Wine Institute of New England

Wine Institute of New England
Wine Institute of New England
  • Address:  5 Adirondack Lane, Guilford, CT 06437
  • Dedicated Facilities: No
  • Certifications Available: L1-L2 CSW
  • Website: wineinstituteofnewengland.com
  • School Rating:  53%

Florida

Fine Vintage LTD, Miami

Fine Vintage LTD
Fine Vintage LTD
  • Address:  The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134
  • Dedicated Facilities: None
  • Certifications Available: L2-L3 WSET
  • Website: finevintageltd.com
  • School Rating  67%

United States Sommelier Association Wine School

United States Sommelier Association Wine School
United States Sommelier Association Wine School
  • Address: 1111 Lincoln Road, Suite 400 l Miami Beach, FL 33139
  • Dedicated Facilities: Yes
  • Certifications Available: NA
  • Website: ussommelier.com
  • School Rating: 69%

Georgia

Atlanta Wine School

Atlanta Wine School
Atlanta Wine School
  • Address: 4478 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338
  • Dedicated Facilities: None
  • Certifications Available: L1-L3, WSET, CSW
  • Website: atlantawineschool.com
  • School Rating: 77%

Idaho

House of Wine

House of Wine
House of Wine
  • Address: 1674 W. Hill Rd.,  Boise, ID 83702
  • Dedicated Facilities: None
  • Certifications Available: NA
  • Website: thehowofwine.com
  • School Rating: 56%

Maryland

Washington Wine Academy

Washington Wine Academy
Washington Wine Academy
  • Address:  1201 S Eads St #400, Arlington, VA 22202
  • Certifications Available: L2-L3, WSET
  • Website: washingtonwineacademy.org
  • School Rating: 65%

Massachusetts

Boston Wine School

Boston Wine School
Boston Wine School
  • Mailing Address:  1354 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02134
  • Dedicated Facilities: None
  • Certifications Available: None
  • Website: bostonwineschool.com
  • School Rating: 52%

Grape Experience

Grape Experience
Grape Experience
  • Mailing Address: 2 Avery St #24D, Boston, MA 02111
  • Dedicated Facilities: None
  • Certifications Available: L1-L3
  • Website: grapeexperience.com
  • School Rating: 64%

Minnesota

Twin Cities Wine Education

Twin Cities Wine Education
Twin Cities Wine Education
  • Address: 1906 Palace Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55105
  • Dedicated Facilities: None
  • Certifications Available: None
  • Website: twincitieswine.com
  • School Rating: 49%

Nevada

UNLV Sommelier Academy

UNLV Sommelier Academy
UNLV Sommelier Academy
  • Address:  501 N Stephanie St, Henderson, NV 89014
  • Dedicated Facilities: No
  • Certifications Available: L1-L2
  • Website: unlv.edu
  • School Rating: 64%

New Jersey

New Jersey Wine School

  • Address: 888 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306
  • Dedicated Facilities: No
  • Certifications Available: L1-L3 WSET, FWS
  • Website: newjerseywineschool.com
  • School Rating: 62%

New York

International Wine Center

International Wine Center
International Wine Center
  • Address: 350 7th Ave #1201, New York, NY 10001
  • Dedicated Facilities: Yes
  • Certifications Available: L1-L4 WSET
  • Website: internationalwinecenter.com
  • School Rating: 93%

International Culinary Center

International Culinary Center
International Culinary Center
  • Address: 462 Broadway New York, NY 10013
  • Dedicated Facilities: Yes
  • Certifications Available: L1-L2 CMS
  • Website: internationalculinarycenter.com
  • School Rating: 90%

American Sommelier Association

American Sommelier Association
American Sommelier Association
  • Address: 580 Broadway #714, New York, NY 10012
  • Dedicated Facilities: Yes
  • Certifications Available: L1-L3, ASA
  • Website: americansommelier.com
  • School Rating: 87%

The Sommelier Society of America

The Sommelier Society of America
The Sommelier Society of America
  • Address:1 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019
  • Dedicated Facility: No
  • Certifications Available: L3, SSA
  • Website: sommeliersocietyofamerica.org
  • School Rating: 78%

North Carolina

Triangle Wine School

  • Address: 18 Glenwood Ave, Suite B, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Dedicated Facility: No
  • Certifications Available: L1-L3, WSET
  • Website: trianglewineschool.com
  • School Rating: 68%

Ohio

American Wine School

American Wine School
American Wine School
  • Address: 812 Huron Rd E # 301, Cleveland, OH 44115
  • Dedicated Facilities: No
  • Certifications Available: L1-L3, WSET
  • Website: americanwineschool.com
  • School Rating: 73%

Oregon

The Wine & Spirit Archive

The Wine & Spirit Archive
The Wine & Spirit Archive
  • Address: 828 SE Ash St #204, Portland, OR 97214
  • Dedicated Facilities:  Yes
  • Certifications Available: L1-L3 WSET
  • Website: wineandspiritarchive.com
  • School Rating: 92%

Pennsylvania

Wine School of Philadelphia

Wine School of Philadelphia
Wine School of Philadelphia

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Texas

The Texas Wine School

The Texas Wine School
The Texas Wine School
  • Address: 2029 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098
  • Dedicated Facilities: No
  • Certifications Available:  L1-L3 WSET, SWE, WSG
  • Website: thetexaswineschool.com
  • School Rating: 89%

Utah

Wasatch Academy Of Wine

Wasatch Academy Of Wine
Wasatch Academy Of Wine
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Wine Academy of Utah

Wine Academy of Utah

  • Address: Unknown
  • Dedicated Facilities: No
  • Certifications Available: L1-L2 WSET
  • Website: wineacademyofutah.com
  • School Rating: 56%

Vermont

Vermont Wine School

  • Address: 126 College Street Burlington, Vermont 05401
  • Dedicated Facilities: No
  • Certifications Available:  L1-L3 WSET, FWS
  • Website: .vermontwineschool.com
  • School Rating: 71%

Virginia

Virginia School of Wine

Virginia School of Wine
Virginia School of Wine
  • Address: 36888 Breaux Vineyards Lane Purcellville, VA 20132
  • Dedicated Facilities: No
  • Certifications Available: L1-L2 WSET
  • Website: virginiaschoolofwine.com
  • School Rating: 67%

Washington State

Northwest Wine Academy

Northwest Wine Academy
Northwest Wine Academy
  • Address: 6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106
  • Dedicated Facilities: Yes
  • Certifications Available:  L1-L2, WSG
  • Website: nwwineacademy.com
  • School Rating: 88%

 

Washington, DC

Capital Wine School

Capital Wine School
Capital Wine School
  • Address: 5207 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20015
  • Dedicated Facilities: No
  • Certifications Available: L1-L4 WSET, SWE, WSG
  • Website: capitalwineschool.com
  • Student Ratings: 89%