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The Society of Wine Educators
1612 K Street, NW Suite 1101
Washington, DC 20006

Phone: +1 (202) 408 8777
Fax: +1 (202) 408 8677

Operations Manager
Vanessa Brandenburg, CSS, MBA
202-408-8777 x. 116

General Manager
Shields Hood, CSS, CSW, CWE

Sales Manager
Ben Coffelt, CSS, CSW
202-408-8777 x. 113

Director of Education and Certification
Jane A. Nickles, CSS, CSW, CSE, CWE, MBA

Meeting and Events Coordinator
Danielle LaRosa Tex
202-408-8777 x. 111

How it Works

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

Create Your

Click account to create your new user account.

a Member

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.


You can keep up with the latest trends and info with our monthly Webinars. Do you want to network with others in the industry? Come to our next conference!

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