Wine and Spirits Academies



The Society of Wine Educators offers a variety of educational resources for its members and certification aspirants. One such resource is the Online Wine and Spirits Academy, available for Professional Members of SWE. The online academies are designed to supplement a candidate's course of study in preparation for the Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) Exam and Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS) Exam. Both academies offer a wealth of information in their respective subjects, as well as automatically graded quizzes and exercises designed to help candidates identify what topics they've mastered and what areas they may need to re-examine.

Access to the Online Academies is included in the Professional level membership, which costs $135 per year.  If you already are a Professional member, log into your account and you will see the Academy Access link on your Account home page. If you have any problems logging on, please email

Please see the information pages for the Certified Specialist of Wine and Certified Specialist of Spirits exams for further information about the many educational resources we offer. 

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