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Wine Studies from the Leader in Wine Education

Exceptional Wine Education

Learn from some of the top wine experts of our time. Evaluate varietals in tasting theaters tailor-made for professional wine education. Immerse yourself in the food and wine culture of the Napa Valley. Come experience it all at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone.

No matter what your interests or skill level, the CIA has the wine program for you. You'll return to work or home with practical skills, a deep understanding of wine, and professional credentials from the leader in food and wine education.


Wine Programs for Enthusiasts

Wine Lovers Boot Camp Understand, experience, and enjoy wine in greater depth through hands-on learning. 2–5 days
Wine & Beverage Explorations Enjoy short, fun programs with tastings and pairings at our California and New York campuses. 2.5 hours
Career Discovery Find out what it's really like to be a wine professional and explore career opportunities. 4 days
CIA Wine Studies Annex Classes Experience the Napa Valley as insiders do...through its wines! Come enjoy exciting new classes in downtown Napa taught by wine experts from the CIA. 1.5 hours

Professional Wine Studies

Wine Courses Deepen your professional wine knowledge with specialized courses, from foundation level to advanced. 1–5 days

Wine Certification

Accelerated Wine & Beverage Certificate Program Gain an in-depth understanding of the beverage world and prepare for management positions in the field. 30 weeks
CIA Certified Wine Professional® Exam Earn a prestigious credential recognizing your professional wine expertise at two levels of competency. 1–2 days

Not sure which wine program is right for you? Call us at 1-800-888-7850
(8 a.m.–10 p.m. EST).


Meet Our Instructors
Karen MacNeil Karen MacNeil, ACWP
Chairman, Professional Wine Studies

Karen MacNeil is one of America 's leading wine experts, as well as a prominent consultant and writer. Read more >

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