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Wine Courses in Augusta

Take a wine certification course, for business or pleasure at our multi-award winning wine school


Fine Vintage is a leading provider of wine education in North America, run by James Cluer, Master of Wine.

In Augusta, we offer best-in-class certification courses from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) as well as Fine Vintage specialization courses.

Below you will find our course schedule, pricing, and full course descriptions. Enrollment takes less than 2 minutes. Required by the trade, desired by the enthusiast; get excited and register for your wine course today.

TERMS: Full payment is charged at the time of registration. Your payment is non-refundable but you can transfer it once to another person or to a future course of the same type, if you contact us 14 days or more before the start date. In the rare event Fine Vintage has to cancel a course you will receive a 100% refund.

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Cork & Flame
The Augusta wine courses are run at the Cork & Flame Wine Market, located at 4414 Evans To Locks Road in Evans, GA. Cork & Flame is an award-winning restaurant with an attached 1100 square foot wine shop with one of the state’s best selections. See map.


Our wine classes are instructed by industry-leading professionals including Lyn Farmer. We are renown for our outstanding wine tastings, exceptional instruction and high pass rates. Meet your instructors.


Don't forget: when you register for an in-person course, you receive a FREE Fine Vintage online course (value of $99-299 depending on the course) plus FREE access to our extensive video library (value of $99).

WSET Courses

The WSET courses are the gold standard in professional wine education.
The Level 1 is the perfect place to start.

Who is this course for?
The Level 2 goes into more detail about the wine regions of the world, the classic grapes, viticulture and winemaking. Upon registration, you will be sent a link to your online eBook Study Pack within 2 business days.
No Prerequisites
WSET Certification
See full course description
3 day course
Date: Sun/Sat/Sun, September 10, 23 & 24, 2023
Time: 9:30am - 5:30pm
Instructor: Lyn Farmer
Price: $1095.00

Specialty Courses

by Fine Vintage

We offer a range of outstanding specialization courses so you can develop expertise in an area of particular interest. All of these award internationally recognized Fine Vintage certificates.

Who is this course for?
Improve your tasting ability. Learn to identify aromas and flavours.
No Prerequisites
Fine Vintage Certification
See full course description
2 day course
Date: Sat/Sun, February 18 & 19, 2023
Time: 9:30am - 5:00pm
Instructor: Lyn Farmer
Price: $599.00



The Augusta wine courses are run at the Cork & Flamelocated at 4414 Evans To Locks Road in Evans, GA. Cork & Flame is an award-winning restaurant with an attached 1,100 square foot wine shop with one of the state’s best selections. View larger map

Cork & Flame Wine Market

4414 Evans to Lock Road, Evans, GA
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Tasting Glasses

When you come to our WSET Level 1 course we give you a beautiful set of 6 professional tasting glasses and a carry bag, included in the course fee. These are yours to keep forever. 

When you attend other courses we offer please bring your own tasting glasses back to use at the class.

If you need to get more glasses before a new course then you can purchase more for $45 a set.

If you do not start with the WSET Level 1 course then you need to purchase a set for $45 when you register.

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American Wine Professional

wine region. I spent 2 years reviewing and advising on the development of this course with James Cluer MW and his team. I believe it is a truly outstanding course that covers what you really need to know about American wine, with exceptional tastings!

Lyn Farmer, Instructor – Miami

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