Academic Courses

Wine & Beer Diploma Programs

Our critically acclaimed academic programs: from online wine courses to master-level wine certification; from winemaking and beer brewing courses. Our alumni go on to do great things. Certifications are issued via the National Wine School, the top-ranked wine accreditation body in the United States.

Sommelier Courses at the Wine School of Philadelphia

Core Wine Courses

Full semester wine courses at the Wine School of Philadelphia. These programs are for beginner and intermediate students. SOMM certification ( Level I-III) available via the National Wine School.  You can also attend wine courses through the Online Wine School. 

Advanced Sommelier Courses at the Wine School of Philadelphia

Advanced Wine Courses

For the advanced student of wine. Learn from the top sommelier-professors at the Wine School of Philadephia. SOMM certification (Level IV and V) available via the National Wine School. You can also attend wine courses through the Online Wine School. 

Beer Brewing Courses

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.  

Cru Wine Club

Private Events, Dinners, and Much More

Wine Tools

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Our private club for food & wine lovers. Members enjoy private events, our infamous wine club,  chef-led dinners, and much more. 

Single Day Classes

Fun & Informal Classes

Our “Best of Philly” classes are fun and informational. A great night out for people seeking an elevated evening of tasting and learning. Each class is taught by the region’s top instructors in their fields. 

Online Wine Classes

Online Classes

Our Online Wine School offers a wide range of amazing classes. For beginners, we offer classes such as Wine 101. We have classes for whiskey aficionados and amateur bartenders. We offer courses on how to get a job in the wine trade, cooking at thome and much more.

cheese pairing class

Cheese Pairing Classes

Our cheese pairing classes are a popular evening out.  We offer a selection of  wine & cheese pairing classes, we also offer beer & cheese pairings as well.  Our instructors are true experts in the field and offer both delight and insights in equal measure. 

Wine Tasting Classes at the Wine School of Philadelphia

Wine Tasting Classes

So many wine tasting classes, so little time! The Wine School of Philadelphia has earned international praise for our wine classes. Our classes range from our Wine 101 programming to sommelier-styled classes on Burgundy and Barolo. This is smart fun for wine lovers.

Cocktails Class

Cocktail & Spirits Classes

Bourbon tasting classes, Cocktail making classes, Luxury tequila classes: we love our spirits and these classes are the result. Join us in an evening adventure in tasting and making. Learn the finer points from a master distiller and seasoned bartender.

Beer Tasting Classes

Beer Tasting Classes

From Beer 101 to Beer Brewing programs. If you want to learn about beer or become a home brewer, we have a program for you. Our brewing programs are hands-on and our beer classes include a tasting component as well (as they should!)

Cooking Classes

Culinary & Cooking Classes

From the bestselling author of our Corked & Forked cookbook, this series of classes offers deep insights into food and wine pairing as well as in-depth cooking classes.  We offer fun recreational cooking classes as well as more serious offerings. 

Learn About Wine

Our online wine magazine offers wine reviews, top wineries to visit, great BYO restaurants, and much more. 

Wine Gifts

Wine Tools from the Wine School of Philadelphia

Wine Tools

Our custom designed wine tools, fashioned for our own sommelier-instructors. We now offer these world-class wine supplies to everyone. Great for gifts for wine lovers, especially someone who dreams of becoming a sommelier.

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates

An incredibly popular option for gift giving. Our gift certificates can be used for anything we offer, plus they never expire. The perfect gift for an aspiring sommelier or passionate foodie.