What is wine?
In this class you will learn the basics of white, rosé, red, and sparkling winemaking along with a hands on experience of the major tasting components of each style of wine.

Wine 101

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits


About the Instructor

Jessica Waugh, Assistant Director of Wine Education


Jessica Waugh, Assistant Director of Wine Education for SGWS Nevada like many, fell into the wine business. Jessica is originally trained in architecture, she designed her grandmother’s house, but decided to step away from architecture to pursue her thirst for wine. She fell in love with wine at an early age and decided to make her passion her career. She has been a F&B professional for over 15 years - working every position from busser to general manager - and as a sommelier in such prestigious Las Vegas restaurants as N9NE Steakhouse, Nove Italiano, Aureole, and Gordon Ramsay Steak. Jessica passed the Advanced Sommelier exam through the Court of Master Sommeliers in 2016 with the highest score, granting her the Rudd Scholarship. Beyond wine, Jessica has a passion for Sake and became an Advanced Sake Professional in 2017, created the SGWS Academy of Sake and Fine Service in 2018, and became a certified WSET Level 3 Sake educator in 2019. Other accreditations that Jessica has completed are WSET Level 3 Award in Wine and ETP, ISG Diploma, Italian Wine Professional, French Wine Scholar, and the Certified Beer Server.



Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

8400 South Jones Blvd.

Las Vegas, NV 89139