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

Tudernum Montefalco Sagrantino 2008 Tudernum 2008 Montefalco Sagrantino-A classic Sagrantino with an intimidating style. Tobacco and cedar are the building material of this colossus. It is austere and muscular with the barest hint of fruit, some leafy plum buried under a thick layer of minerality. If there ever was […] Read More
Merryvale Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2011 Merryvale 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa-2011  in Napa Valley was a difficult vintage. It was the year when using too much oak in the aging process turned the wine anemic and unpleasant. Many big name Napa wineries turned out duds in 2011. Not surprisingly, 2011 is  the least […] Read More

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