The Capital Wine School offers courses and tastings for every level of wine enthusiast or wine professional.  We offer classes for all major varietals and wine producing regions throughout the world.  Please check the calendar for upcoming classes and courses at Capital Wine School, and see the listings below for all of our wine tasting offerings over the next several months.

Beginner Classes

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These classes are designed to introduce and expose you to the different types and styles of wine. The emphasis is on learning grapes, regions, and countries. These classes are suitable for anyone and require no previous experience with wine.

Event Date Price
Essential Blind Tasting Skills
  • April 17, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • June 12, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$95.00 (USD) Register
The Cru Villages of Mâconnais & Beaujolais
  • April 24, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
N/A Sold Out
Wines of Rioja, Spain
  • May 1, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
N/A Sold Out
Amarone, Rippaso, and Valpolicella - Veneto, Italy
  • May 2, 2020
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
N/A Sold Out
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines **ONLINE** Course
  • Start Date:
    May 4, 2020
    8:00 am
  • Finish Date:
    May 31, 2020
    5:00 pm
  • Exam Date **SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
    June 13, 2020
    2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
$275.00 (USD) Register
Wines of Chateauneuf du Pape, France
  • May 8, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
N/A Sold Out
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines **ONLINE** Course
  • Exam Date
    June 13, 2020
    4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
N/A Sold Out
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines **ONLINE** Course
  • Start Date:
    June 29, 2020
    8:00 am
  • Finish Date:
    July 27, 2020
    5:00 pm
  • Exam Date **SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
    August 8, 2020
    2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
$275.00 (USD) Register

Intermediate Classes

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These classes are designed to help you begin to understand the differences in wine resulting vineyard location, grape growing, and winemaking. While suitable for anyone, these classes will appeal to those looking to learn more about wine.

Event Date Price
Essential Blind Tasting Skills
  • April 17, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • June 12, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$95.00 (USD) Register
A Comparative Tasting of Italy's Super Tuscans
  • April 18, 2020
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
N/A Sold Out
The Cru Villages of Mâconnais & Beaujolais
  • April 24, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
N/A Sold Out
Showdown Series: Burgundy vs. Global Contender Pinots with Michael Franz
  • April 25, 2020
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
N/A Sold Out
Wines of Rioja, Spain
  • May 1, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
N/A Sold Out
Amarone, Rippaso, and Valpolicella - Veneto, Italy
  • May 2, 2020
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
N/A Sold Out
Wines of Chateauneuf du Pape, France
  • May 8, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
N/A Sold Out
Wines of Portugal
  • May 15, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
N/A Sold Out

Advanced Classes

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These classes are more challenging and are designed for experienced tasters, wine buyers, and those who are preparing for exams such as the WSET Diploma, Master Sommelier, or Master of Wine exam.

Event Date Price
WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines Unit D2: Wine Business **ONLINE** Course
  • Start Date:
    April 6, 2020
    8:00 am
  • Finish Date:
    May 17, 2020
    5:00 pm
  • Feedback Test:
    May 10, 2020
    8:00 am
  • Unit D2 Exam Date:
    October 27, 2020
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm
N/A Sold Out
Certified Sherry Wine Specialist
  • CLASS CANCELLED
    April 6, 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 3, 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 14, 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$55.00 (USD) Register
Master of Wine Mock Practical Exams **CANCELLED**
  • Day #1
    April 18, 2020
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Day #3
    April 19, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Day #3
    April 20, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$500.00 (USD) Register
WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines Unit D4 (Sparkling Wines of the World ) **ONLINE** Course
  • Start Date:
    April 20, 2020
    8:00 am
  • Finish Date:
    May 24, 2020
    5:00 pm
  • Tasting Tutorial WEBEX
    May 16, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Feedback Test
    May 17, 2020
    8:00 am
  • Exam Date:
    October 27, 2020
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
$700.00 (USD) Register
WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines Unit D3: Wines of the World
  • POSTPONED: Class #9
    April 25, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • POSTPONED: Class #10
    April 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Exam: Theory
    October 28, 2020
    11:00 am - 3:20 pm
  • Exam: Tasting
    October 29, 2020
    10:30 am - 2:30 pm
N/A Sold Out
WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines: Unit D5 Fortified Wine
  • Class #1 WEBEX
    May 7, 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Class #2 WEBEX
    May 21, 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Class #3 WEBEX
    May 28, 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Class #4 WEBEX
    June 4, 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • EXAM
    October 27, 2020
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
$899.00 (USD) Register
WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines: Unit D4 Sparkling Wine Intensive
  • WEBEX
    May 16, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • EXAM
    October 27, 2020
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
$799.00 (USD) Register
WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines: Unit D2 Wine Business Intensive
  • WEBEX
    May 17, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • D2 EXAM
    October 27, 2020
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm
$799.00 (USD) Register
WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines: Unit D1 Wine Production - Intensive
  • WSET Diploma Unit D1 INT - Class #1
    June 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • WSET Diploma Unit D1 INT - Class #2
    June 14, 2020
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • WSET Diploma Unit D1 INT - EXAM
    June 14, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$1,250.00 (USD) Register
WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines Unit D2: Wine Business **ONLINE** Course
  • Start Date:
    August 17, 2020
    8:00 am
  • Finish Date:
    September 27, 2020
    5:00 pm
  • Feedback Test:
    September 20, 2020
    8:00 am
  • Unit D2 Exam Date:
    October 27, 2020
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm
$799.00 (USD) Register