San Diego's Award-Winning Master of Wine

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  • Courses that expand your palate's perspective and deepen your understanding of wine's complexities

  • Classes that help you connect the dots and uplevel your wIneQ

  • Tutoring + Consulting targeted to your specific goals + to help make you or your team wine smarter.

  • Events + Presentations tailored to you or your group's specific needs + surpass your expectations.

French Wine Scholar
WSET
Spanish Wine Scholar

We are certified wine professionals who promote thoughtful drinking – through wine education and consulting for the wine consumer and wine industry alike. We cater to the needs of many different wine lovers: from the aspiring aficionado just beginning to understand the joy and complexity of wine to the expert sommelier looking to expand their restaurant’s or personal cellar’s wine selections.

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Signature Courses +Classes

These courses are created from award-winning Master of Wine Lindsay's personal expertise and experience as both a teacher and a student of wine for over 15 years.

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Globally-Recognized Certification Courses

We offer the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) courses Levels 1, 2, and 3 in addition to the Wine Scholar Guild's French and Spanish Wine Scholar courses.

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Wine Consulting +Tutoring

We offer consulting for your wine business (winery, restaurant, etc), or your own wine collection in addition to private tutoring for students seeking mastery.

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Wine Events + Presentations

We offer high quality and entertaining wine events to engage and inspire you and your group tailored to you + your guests unique vision and needs.

Online & In-person Wine Classes & Courses To Suit All Levels


Through our signature Taste Smarter, World of Wine Courses + the WSET Level 2, you will begin to understand how the main grapes + regions are different + begin to taste and describe wine like a professional.


Perhaps you are a serious collector or taking your Diploma, MW or MS exam. 

Through tailored  programs to suit your needs,  we help you achieve victory in your wine tasting, certification or personal goals.

As a novice, you have more questions than answers.  Join our Language of WineWSET Level 1 courses to kick-start your wine journey to uncover the complexities of this elusive beverage. 
 


You can describe a wine no problem. Through the WSET Level 3 + our Signature Blind Tasting courses we introduce blind tasting which connects the dots + dramatically expands your palate. 


Online & In-person Wine Classes & Courses To Suit All Levels


Beginner

As a novice, you have more questions than answers.  Join our Language of WineWSET Level 1 courses to kick-start your wine journey to uncover the complexities of this elusive beverage. 

Intermediate

As a novice, you have more questions than answers.  Join our Language of WineWSET Level 1 courses to kick-start your wine journey to uncover the complexities of this elusive beverage. 

Advanced

You can describe a wine no problem. Through the WSET Level 3 + our Signature Blind Tasting courses we introduce blind tasting which connects the dots + dramatically expands your palate.

Seeking Mastery

Perhaps you are a serious collector or taking your Diploma, MW or MS exam. 

Through tailored  programs to suit your needs,  we help you achieve victory in your wine tasting, certification or personal goals.

Some of our 5 Star Reviews

I found Lindsay's style to be prepared and intelligent, all the while keeping the classes engaging.  It's not an easy task when there is so much material to cover.  She has wicked funny opinions, too!

Mel S

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5 Star Yelp Review

I really enjoyed Lindsay's approach to teaching, her demeanor, and overall knowledge on the wines she was speaking about.

 

Amanda O

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5 Star Yelp Review

The owner and instructor, Lindsay, was absolutely fantastic, and really did a wonderful job of educating while making wine tasting approachable. 

 

Jessica M

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5 Star Yelp Review

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