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Travel across France in a single glass. In this class, we will sample the amazing range of French wines. Bordeaux, Burgundy, Languedoc, Loire, Rhone, Alsace: All the great flavors and stories will be encapsulated in this two hour tasting.
France remains the standard for fine wine around the world. So, this is an essential class for both the novice wine lover, or the seasoned sommelier in search of a refresher!Read more about this class »
Italian wines are loved by American connoisseurs. In fact, today there is more premium Italian wine consumed in the USA than in Italy itself! In this class, you will learn and taste the wines of the major Italian wine regions: From Apulia to Tuscany, there is a lot of to sip and savor. We will highlight some of the rare and collectible wines that Italian wine aficionados lust after. Just as important, we will also show you a few of the best buys in Italian wines. If you love all things Italian, this is the class for you.Read more about this class »
South America is one of the most exciting places in the wine world right now. From Malbec to Syrah to lesser-known gems like Torrontes and Tannat, South America is a gold mine for delicious, smartly priced wines. We’ll show you how to buy great wine at fantastic prices, all while tasting the really good stuff.Read more about this class »
The best of Tuscany! Learn and taste through this amazing wine region. Come for the Super Tuscan, Vino Noblile de Montepulciano, and Chianti Classico . Stay for the amazing education your palate will get on Italian wines. There is so much great wine from Tuscany, that we could spend an entire semester exploring the region, but we will try to keep it to two hours.Read more about this class »
The East Coast of the United States is rapidly becoming a source of fine wines.
At the School, we demand that all our classes are stocked with high-quality wines. It’s our habit to open bottles that are higher in quality than most people will find on their own. We aren’t fan boys or people who follow trends. That’s just not our way. We only teach things we love. As of 2014, that includes wines from the East Coast. We have seen a surge of fine winemaking on the East Coast, and felt it was time for our students to learn (and taste) these wines.
This class is suitable for both the newcomer to the school AND working sommeliers. Taste and learn about the most important vineyards and winemakers working in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Virginia.Read more about this class »
We Americans love our wine fun, bold, and tasty. Our winemaker friends from Down Under always hit the mark.
In this class, we will explore Australia’s key winemaking regions, taste a selection of truly remarkable wines, and discuss what to look for when buying and pairing these decadent selections with your favorite foods.
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Spain: It’s hands down the most exciting wine region in the world today. In this class, we serve up a full panoply of dazzling reds and whites from premier regions like Rioja, to the less-familiar — but no less stellar — such as Priorat and Rias Baixas. Our instructors are Spanish wine enthusiasts, bar none. Come to class and join the congregation of the converted.Read more about this class »
A whirlwind tour of the classics, the innovators, and the exceptional: This beer tasting class is an overview of the entire world of beer today. You can expect a wild trip to North America to Belgium to the United Kingdom and then to the furthest reaches of this awesome beer-drenched world.
This is a great introductory class at the Philly Beer School. There will be something for everyone to sip and savor.Read more about this class »