Welcome to Neptune School of Wine!

Wine Education: Looking to learn a bit more about wine? Whether you are a wine enthusiast looking for extra information, an industry professional seeking formal education and certification, or somewhere in between, LCA Wine has the right fit of classes for you.

LCA Wine now shares space with The Neptune School of Wine, the premier wine educator in southern California. Under the auspices of Master Sommelier Peter Neptune, the Neptune School of wine offers certification classes of the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET), The French Wine Scholar Program, and The Society of Wine Educators. In addition, entry level “Wine Basics” classes are offered monthly.

Certification Courses for Professionals and Serious Students of Wine

The Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET®) exists to promote, provide and develop high quality education and qualifications in Wines and Spirits for those in the wine and spirit trade (or intending to join it) as well as for the interested consumer. The WSET designs courses, produces learning materials, set examinations, and operates through a network of Approved Program Providers around the world. Neptune School of Wine at Laguna Culinary Arts is an Approved Program Provider of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®).  Students can earn official WSET credentials: WSET Level 2 Award in Wine & Spirits, WSET Level 3 Award in Wine & Spirits, and WSET Diploma Award in Wine & Spirits.


WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits-
Next session begins: Wednesdays, July 18th; 6pm

Instructor: Nancy Milby, CS, FWS, DWS

Register here.



WSET Level 3 Award in Wines-
Next session begins: Mondays, October 1st, 2018; 6pm

Prerequisite: WSET Level 2 Award, or equivalent
Instructor: Peter Neptune, Master Sommelier




Click HERE to register through Neptune School of Wine!


French Wine Scholar
-Dates: Saturdays December 1, 8, 15 & 22; 9am-4:30pm
Exam: January 2019
Instructor: Peter Neptune, Master Sommelier
Blind Tasting Workshop
Instructor: Peter Neptune, Master Sommelier
Next Session April 7, 14 & 28, 2018

Click HERE for registration and more information!