Wine & Beer Diploma Programs
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.
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Wine Reviews and Articles
Columbia Crest 2012 "Walter Clore Private Reserve" Red Columbia Valley This is a monster Merlot with a margin of Cabernet Sauvignon in the mix. Smoked chocolate and Dwayne Johnson-level muscularity. Last time it hit the shelves around here was in 2003, when we used...
Specialists Vs Generalists in PA Wine Back in the day, if you wanted to be a winemaker, there were two career trajectories. You could either become a generalist or become a specialist. That meant either working for a big-brand like Gallo or a boutique winery. ...
Spend a few minutes listening to a sommelier speak about wine and they will soon have you dazzled with their talk of aromas and bouquets, unknown wine valleys and silky tannins. It may feel like you’re a world away from their extensive knowledge, but it is actually...