David is the Founder & CEO of San Francisco Wine School, the largest wine school in the USA. Previously he created the Certified Sommelier Program at the former Professional Culinary Institute where he coached more than 400 students to pass the Court of Master Sommeliers’ Certified Sommelier exam.
Soon after, in 2011, Glancy founded San Francisco Wine School to create the ideal educational setting from the ground up. Glancy is one of only twelve people in the world to hold both the revered Master Sommelier diploma and the Certified Wine Educator credential. A certified French Wine Scholar, Italian Wine Professional, and Certified Specialist of Spirits, Glancy has earned the credential for every program he teaches, and more.
Previously he managed restaurants in the Bay Area and abroad, taught wine and business management at Le Cordon Bleu's California Culinary Academy, served on the editorial board of Sommelier Journal and was a 3-term member on the board of directors for the Society of Wine Educators. Currently he is on the advisory board for SommCon and the American Institute of Wine & Food.