RBS Training via Sonoma County Health Dept

Beth Costa on Feb 9, 2024

To all of our Wine Road wineries –

If you have staff that need to complete or renew their Responsible Beverage Service, the training is now offered through Sonoma County Health Dept.

Details and links below –

beth costa   executive director/ring leader
Phone: 707-433-4335
Website: wineroad.com
Address: 1437 Grove Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448
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Begin forwarded message:

From: Eddy Lopez <Eddy.Lopez@sonoma-county.org>

Subject: Expired RBS Certificate? | County of Sonoma Free RBS Trainings | Updated Link & Dates

Date: February 9, 2024 at 8:47:47 AM PST

To: Eddy Lopez <Eddy.Lopez@sonoma-county.org>



Have you been notified by the ABC that your RBS Certification is about to expire? We can help you keep that certification!


In order to recertify, servers must pay their recertification fee, take training from an authorized RBS Training Provider, and pass the ABC Alcohol Server Certification exam within 30 days of their confirmed training.


The Department of Health Services, Behavioral Health Division is proud to announce that our RBS training was approved by the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) in May, 2021, (and renewed in May, 2023), the first County in the State to achieve this certification as a Training Provider. Our 4-hour virtual trainings are offered at no cost and meet all the state requirements.


Attached, you will find helpful information on how to create an account with the ABC, obtain a Server ID#, and register for the next available RBS Training.

Registration may be limited, reserve your spot today!


AB1221 requirements for Servers and Managers:

  • Register on the ABC RBS Portal https://abcbiz.abc.ca.gov/, pay a $3 fee and obtain a Server ID#.
  • Complete an ABC approved RBS training.
  • Pass the ABC online RBS exam within 30 days of completing the training.


Link to Register:



Next Training Dates:

2/13/24 12:30pm-4:30pm (Tuesday)

2/29/24 8:30am-12:30pm (Thursday)


3/12/24 8:30am-12:30pm (Tuesday)

3/26/24 8:30am-12:30pm (Tuesday)


For more information about AB1221 click on the link below:



Eddy Lopez (He/Him)

Hablo Español

Senior Office Assistant

Department of Health Services

BH, SUD, Prevention Program

2255 Challenger Way

Santa Rosa, CA 95407

P: (707) 565-7659

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