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2020 Anniversary Celebration & Scholarship Auction!

  • Address:
    415 Grand Avenue, Suite 301
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Support the Glancy Wine Education Foundation while celebrating San Francisco Wine School's anniversary the evening of Saturday, November 14, 2020! This can't miss live virtual event will feature our ever popular SFWS Somm Olympics with classic and unexpected wines from around the world and a silent auction full of unique wine lots and experiences you won't find anywhere else!

You'll have a blast watching today's Top Sommeliers go head to head in a light hearted Blind Tasting Competition, Wine Knowledge Challenge, and Wine Service Race designed by Master Sommelier David Glancy.  Guests will receive their own SFWS Anniversary Wine Tasting Party Kit to experience the fun right along with them.   Watch the video to learn more about the cause!

Tasting kits are included in the cost of the event.  Kits may be picked up at San Francisco Wine School free of charge or delivered in 43 states for an additional fee.  Mixed cases will be available for sale through San Francisco Wine School after the event.

All event & auction proceeds will benefit the Glancy Wine Education Foundation, providing scholarships to low income students looking to start or advance a career in wine or hospitality. Learn more, donate or apply.

Date & Time





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Tickets may be purchased through the Glancy Wine Education Foundation.  Tickets include one 375ml bottle of sparkling wine and four 2oz wine samples per registered attendee. View wine pickup and delivery options

Individual attendees: $85

Individuals w/ guest: $155

Party "Table" of 8: $580


All attendees must be at least 21 years of age

Additional Event Information

Want to support the cause, but can't attend the event this year? Donate directly to the Glancy Wine Education Foundation instead! 

Want to provide press coverage of the event and interview the panel? Media may apply for access here!

Want to donate auction items, volunteer, or nominate a contestant? Let us know!  

Silent Auction Info

*** The Silent Online Auction Opens Wed, Nov 11 at 9AM ***

Unique Lots Include:

Krug's Journey Through Champagne VIP Tour & Tasting
Fleet Week/Blue Angels Private Yacht & Champagne Tasting Experience on the SF Bay
Martin Yan Private Dining & Food Pairing Experience

Bryant Estate VIP Experience for 6 PLUS a Spot on their Allocation List!

About the Glancy Wine Education Foundation 

At San Francisco Wine School, we believe that every motivated and engaged student should have access to high quality, professional education in their trade. Since our inception in 2011, we have been providing tuition assistance and internship programs to worthy students interested in starting or advancing their career in the wine industry.  The Glancy Wine Education Foundation greatly expands financial assistance to those in need. 97% of their applicants earn less than living wage. Learn more, donate or apply.

Learn more about San Francisco Wine School's Vision