Academic Courses

Wine & Beer Diploma Programs

Core Wine Education

Core Wine Courses

Full semester wine courses for the beginner and intermediate students. SOMM certification ( Level I-III) available via the National Wine School.

Advanced Wine Courses

For the advanced student of wine. Learn from the top sommelier-professors in America. SOMM certification (Level IV and V) available via the National Wine School.

Beer Brewing Courses

Learn how to brew beer and craft your own recipes like a master brewer. Three levels of beer brewing courses available via the Philly Beer School.  

All Things Corked & Forked

Learn about Wine, Beer, Spirits, and Food. Full Calendar of Classes

90+ Wine Reviews

Consejo de la Alta 2011 Cata de Consejero, Rioja Consejo de la Alta 2011 Cata de Consejero, Rioja-Bodegas Consejo de la Alta is located in a tiny town the Ebro river. It’s a place that could simply be described as between: it’s between the two major Riojan cities of of Haro and Logrono. It is located between Basque Country […] Read More
Shannon Ridge 2012 "Single Vineyard Collection" Tempranillo Shannon Ridge 2012 “Single Vineyard Collection” Tempranillo, Lake County-Shannon Ridge is a Lake County winery that is best known for it’s Petite Sirah blends. It’s Morine Ranch vineyard grows Cabernet Sauvignon, but they also cultivate an interesting collection of French, Italian, and Spanish grapes; This includes Primitivo, Roussanne, Viognier, and a single […] Read More


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