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

Conceito 2012 “Contraste” Red, Douro (Portugal) Conceito 2012 “Contraste” Red, Douro (Portugal)-  The tension between tannin and acid is remarkable. This wine is tight as a guitar string, which brings a high toned musicality to the experience. A nose of crushed stone and white cherries warbles about, with the thunk-thunk of burnt vanilla […] Read More
Maison Nicolas Perrin 2013 Crozes-Hermitage (France) Maison Nicolas Perrin 2013 Crozes-Hermitage (France)-The Northern Rhone it the ancestral home to Syrah, and it’s dominated by family-run wineries. Names like Chapoutier, Chave, Perrin, and Guigal top the family tree here. There used to be another, too: Jaboulet, which was sold in 2006. Nicolas Jaboulet has […] Read More

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