James Santangelo is the owner of the Wine Academy of Utah, a company tailored for both wine enthusiasts and professionals. His organization provides education and training to restaurants, hosts wine events, and offers on-site sommelier services for wine and spirits. The Wine Academy of Utah is an approved program provider for the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET), an educational track which leads the path in pursuit towards becoming a Master in Wine and Spirits. James has received much recognition for his work, including Salt Lake Magazine Dining Awards "Best Wine Educator" (2011) and Utah's "Best Server" (2010).

JAMES SANTANGELO is currently teaching:

Class Title Semester Date(s) Program
Scotch for the Sophisticate Spring 2/07/19 Lifelong Learning
Whiskies of the World Spring 3/14/19 Lifelong Learning
Think Local Drink Local: An Introduction to Utah Spirits Spring 4/11/19 Lifelong Learning

JAMES SANTANGELO has previously taught:

  • The Art of Mixology
  • Stocking the Home Bar
  • Sangrias for Summer
  • Hot Weather Whites
  • Scotch II - The Single Malts