Wine Folly - Wine 201

Wine 201

Wine Education The Fun Way

Wine is fun. Wine classes should be as well.

Build a solid foundation for mastery at an advanced level, with the world’s best wine educators.

Wine Folly Wine 201:

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A Mountain of Knowledge

Ready to take the next step in your wine learning journey, but feel intimidated by traditional wine courses?

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Wine Folly will take you on a journey, from the basics of wine all the way to advanced topics.

The information is presented in an easy way, the quizzes are extremely helpful (I love that you can go back and retake old ones to test how well you’re retaining the info), and the videos are fun!- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Shannon B

How it works

What is Wine 201 all about?

Thirsty for knowledge

Who is it for?

Whether you’re someone who had a wine that changed their life and want to learn more, a passionate connoisseur or starting in the wine industry and looking to find your feet, Wine 201 is for you.

Knowledge for the real world

How it works

Unlimited access to videos with world-class instructors, paired with micro-learning chapters, and progress checks all taken at your own pace. Engaging visuals and mini-missions cement your knowledge.

Activate your wine career

Get Certified

For those looking for professional development, take the certificate challenge, which is a 50 question, multiple choice exam.

Wine purchases aren't necessary


You don’t need to purchase wines in order to maximize your learning and enjoyment. While some prior wine experience would be helpful, it is also not required.

Wine 201 is an excellent course for anybody trying to learn a little bit more about wine so as to better enjoy all its ‘bottled poetry’.- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Ricardo S, VP Global Ventures, The Coca-Cola Company

What you'll learn

Join us on a Journey

Experience eight modules, each with a different theme, to level up your wine knowledge.

  • What is Wine?

    To climb high, we must start at the base! This section explores wine's basic traits, types, and how we interact with it.

  • Serving and storing

    Being great at wine is being confident handling it. Let's take cues from the pros on opening, decanting, and storing wine.

  • Tasting Wine

    Learn to taste with one of the world's best, Bollinger Medal Winner, and Master of Wine, Christine Marsiglio.

  • Grape Growing

    Learn how climate and location (terroir) impact wine flavors. Then, tune what you're looking for with these big-picture concepts.

  • Winemaking

    Lets learn about winemaking to understand how it affects aroma and flavor in wine.

  • Grapes and Wines

    Before diving into the rare varieties, let's get to know the most influential wines in the world.

  • Wine Regions

    You're ready. With all the preparation complete, it's time to walk confidently through the top wine countries of the world.

  • Get Certified

    Show the world proof of your knowledge with a digitally signed certificate. A great resumé builder for hospitality, sales, and much more.

Why Wine Folly?

World-Class, Fun, and Consistent

Taught by the world’s best wine educators and tasters from the comfort of your home, in a fun and engaging format.

Wine Folly Wine 201WSET Level 2CMS
AccessLifetime1 Year6 Months
WineNot RequiredPurchased Separately$200 Add-on
InstructorsMadeline and Christine??????


Wine Certifications

Prove your knowledge, build your resume.

Wine Folly Wine Certificates

Wine Folly Certifications are an excellent way to prove your knowledge. Gain access to jobs in the wine trade or improve your general wine knowledge.

Earn Wine Certifications


Complete your exams and earn your certification in real time. No need to wait weeks or months!


Use your computer or your phone while learning at your own pace. Lifetime Access.


Certifications focus on understanding rather than memorizing. Knowledge is retained for longer.

Industry Standard

Wine Folly is globally recognized as a premiere wine education platform and has won many awards.

No Extra Fees

You can study as much as you like and prove your knowledge as many times as it takes.

Amazing Value

Certifications are optional and affordable. Get the job you've always wanted in the wine industry.

The Team

Your Wine Experts

Award winning instructors.

  • Madeline Puckette

    Wine Folly Founder

    Madeline Puckette

    Madeline Puckette is the cofounder of Since its creation in 2011, Wine Folly has become one of the most popular wine education sites in the world due to its extensive use of insightful articles, detailed infographics, and entertaining videos.

    In recognition of these efforts, the International Wine & Spirits Competition awarded Puckette with Wine Blogger of the Year in 2013, and Wine Communicator of the Year in 2019.

  • Christine Marsiglio MW

    Master of Wine

    Christine Marsiglio MW

    Wine Folly's Director of Education, Christine Marsiglio, is one of only 32 Bollinger award-winning Masters of Wine. Before joining Wine Folly, she has worked at the WSET School London where she contributed to the development of materials for the WSET Diploma and taught all WSET levels.

    Before discovering her love of wine education, Christine was a Tastings Executive at Decanter where she ran panel tastings and helped organize the Decanter World Wine Awards.


Build a foundation for mastery at an advanced level

Buy once, use it forever.

Wine 201

Price $799
  • Build a solid foundation in wine

  • Explore eight modules

  • Exclusive community access

  • Certificate and exam included

  • Self directed learning

  • Lifetime access

  • 30 day money back guarantee

Pay in 4 interest-free installments of $99.75 with Shop Pay

* Wines are not included.

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