The Best Courses to Help You Land a Job in Wine | Food & Wine

Monsieur Pas De Merde has been trying to land a job in Wine for many years, but can never progress any further than packing his school backpack with class supplies. Ah, me.

If you’ve heard that working in the wine industry is extremely fun, you’ve heard correctly. But here’s a fair warning: it can be a difficult industry to navigate and your success in it depends on how well you get to know the side of the business you go into. I’d even argue that having a passion for wine is only going to get you so far. Getting an education will give you a serious leg up.

I spoke to Christian Oggenfuss, the co-owner and Chief Education Officer of Napa Valley Wine Academy, about the different kinds of certification courses out there. Named “Best Global Educator of the Year” in 2016 by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), Oggenfuss has developed an impressive array of classes, seminars, workshops and boot camps, with many offered online…

 

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