San Francisco Wine School Adds Two New Instructors
12 December, 2012
San Francisco, CA – San Francisco Wine School has added two more instructors, Rebecca Chapa and DLynn Proctor, bolstering its faculty as it diversifies its curriculum and opens enrollment for its winter California Wine Appellation Specialist™ (CWAS™) and French Wine Scholar (FWS) wine programs.
Rebecca Chapa is a Certified Wine Educator, Certified Sommelier and holds the Diploma Wine and Spirits from the Wine and Spirits Education Trust in London. Chapa is Chairman of the Los Angeles International Spirits Competition and Beverage Manager for SF Chefs. She has taught wine classes for consumers with her own company, Wine by the Class, since 2001 and also serves as the West Coast Ambassador for Wines of Chile. Finally, she teaches WSET classes and classes for W.I.S.E. as well.
DLynn Proctor has spent years in fine dining, opening and consulting in several restaurants, and managed the wine cellars and education programs of The Halstin Group, Sambuca Restaurant Group, Wells’ Hospitality Group, Thirteen 26 Ventures, and Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Restaurants. He has worked alongside many of the world’s greatest chefs, such as Michael Mina, Daniel Boulud, Thomas Keller, Masaharu Morimoto and Charlie Palmer. Proctor received his Advanced Sommelier Diploma in 2008 and has passed both the Theory and Service portions of the Master Sommelier exam.
“San Francisco Wine School is excited about bringing Rebecca Chapa and DLynn Proctor aboard,” says Founder and Chief Education Officer, David Glancy. “Rebecca and DLynn’s diverse, broad-ranging backgrounds and credentials will further round out our faculty and improve our ability to offer a broad range of wine certification programs.”
Students enrolling in the winter California Wine Appellation Specialist (CWAS) and French Wine Scholar (FWS) courses before Christmas Day will receive a 15% discount on tuition. Classes begin on January 7 (FWS) and January 16 (CWAS).
Classes and exams are currently being offered at the Oyster Point Embassy Suites in South San Francisco where this is ample parking and easy access to Highway 101.
David Glancy, MS, CWE, CSS, FWS
One of 112 professionals in North America and 180 worldwide who have earned the title of Master Sommelier, Glancy has held the MS degree since 2004. Over the last 5 years he guided roughly 400 students through success on the Certified Sommelier (CS) credential.
For more information, please visit www.sfwineschool.com, look for San Francisco Wine School on FaceBook, LinkedIn, Twitter or contact David Glancy, MS, CWE, CSS, FWS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415|505-9382.