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Certificate in Winery Tasting Room Sales and Service

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ClassGraphic 4 day workshop, plus one required "shadow" day, will provide new and current hospitality workers with the knowledge, skills and abilities to be successful in wine sales and service in winery tasting rooms, restaurants, wine bars and catering events.  Instruction focuses on wine service, sensory wine evaluation, tasting room set up and organization, santitation protocols, and developing the social skills necessary to maximize guest experience.  Also included are wine club sales, and legal compliance in the tasting room.  

Class includes a day required to "shadow" a tasting room attendant.  This will take place during operational hours in the tasting room of any one of the host wineries. Completion of all classes including the shadowing class, is required to receive the Certificate In Winery Tasting Room Sales and Service.

Class is limited to 12 students.  New format for summer:  2 weekends plus a shadow

Class is offered in collaboration with:
The Las Positas College Viticulture Program. More information about the Viticulture program here:     
and The Friends of Open Spaces and Vineyards,

You will receive a certificate of occupational preparation from Community Education upon completion of the all of the class components. 


Class Details

4 Sessions
Weekly - Sat, Sun


David Everett 



Please read:  You will be required to abide by the COVID-19 restrictions as they are implemented at each winery that you have class in. You cannot come to Las Positas College campus, without being fully vaccinated, for any reason per District Mandate. You must also complete a Shadow day at a winery. Time will be announced, as well as winery site. You cannot receive your Certification without completing all 5 classes. All students, even those currently working in the Winery industry or in a tasting room, will be required to complete the shadow day.

Enrollment Fee: 


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
7/9/2022 - 7/17/2022 Weekly - Sun, Sat 08:30 AM - 11:00 AM TBD David Everett