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Approved SWE Providers

The Society of Wine Educators offers online prep classes for the Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) and Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS) Exams. These classes are offered free-of-charge to Professional Members of SWE who hold a current exam attendance credit. For more info click here.

For those seeking an in-person experience, we recommend the following Approved SWE Providers. Please note, the following providers have separate fees and policies from the Society of Wine Educators. SWE does not guarantee any particular test result from school or class provider. All SWE exam questions and content are drawn exclusively from SWE Study Guides.

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For questions, please contact Ben Coffelt, Director of Sales, at or by phone at 202.408.8777 ext. 113 for more information.

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The Society of Wine Educators has the resources you need to advance your knowledge and expertise in the wine and spirit industry.

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Go to Catalog + Store to purchase a Professional, Industry, or Corporate membership.


Choose your preferred study resources: Study Guides/Workbooks, flashcards/practice exams/ map exercises, and online prep classes.


Purchase the certification or certificate of your choice in our Catalog + Store. Once, you have your exam authorization email, schedule your exam in-person or online.


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