Brian Freedman’s Wine School of Philadelphia Article.

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An article written by Brian Freedman, originally published in the Mainline Times. “There’s no pressure here,” instructor Michael Alleruzzo said. “We’re just going to sit back and have fun. We’re going to enjoy some great wines…So I’ll be right back with the sparkling wine and we’ll get ready from there.” Less than five minutes later we were sipping from our glasses of Prosecco, comparing our tasting notes, and feeling utterly at ease. I cannot think of a happier way to...

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Sommelier Tom Sobieski Interview on Beats and Eats

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Wine School Diploma Candidate and Sommelier  Tom Sobieski was on a recent Beats and Eats podcast (is that still the right phrase, it’s so 2006) which you can check out in all it’s glory right here.  Tom is known to his drinking buddies (the author included) as the Wine Buddhist.  And it’s not  just because he likes his belly rubbed, either. Check out the audio for the details. Tom writes about the interview, as well: Each time I open a bottle, I am on a...

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Philadelphia Daily News: Get a taste, and degree, for wine

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If you don’t know a pinot gris from a pinot noir, resolve this year to become a wine pro.

With the popularity of movies like “Sideways,” a film about love and marriage set in southern California’s Santa Barbara County wine district, as well as increased interest among young professionals who are starting wine clubs and going to tastings, there’s no better time to sip and learn.

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