Wine School of Philadelphia

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.

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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.  

Featured Classes & Courses

Whisky Wars: Japan VS Scotland

Fri, January 3, 2020 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
22 Seat(s) Available

Sommelier Smackdown

Thu, February 20, 2020 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
14 Seat(s) Available

The Whiskey & Cocktail Class

Fri, February 21, 2020 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
16 Seat(s) Available

Upcoming Tasting Classes

Available Wine, Beer, Cocktail & Cooking Classes

Beer Brewing Program, Level Two (Fall Semester)

Saturday, November 16 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
4 Seat(s) Available

Wines of South America

Thursday, December 12 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
12 Seat(s) Available

Cabernet Sauvignon: The Family Tree

Sunday, December 15 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
1 Seat(s) Available

Great Wine Made Simple

Friday, December 20 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
10 Seat(s) Available

Ultimate Champagne Class

Sunday, December 22 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
11 Seat(s) Available

Greatest Wine Regions of the World

Thursday, December 26 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
22 Seat(s) Available

8 Wines to Try Before You Die

Friday, December 27 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
15 Seat(s) Available

Santa Barbara

Saturday, December 28 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
22 Seat(s) Available

Top Wines of 2019

Saturday, December 28 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
15 Seat(s) Available

Ultimate Champagne Class

Sunday, December 29 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
22 Seat(s) Available

Cabernet Sauvignon & Beyond

Monday, December 30 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
20 Seat(s) Available

Wine 101: Learn About Wine

Thu, January 2, 2020 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
22 Seat(s) Available

Whisky Wars: Japan VS Scotland

Fri, January 3, 2020 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
22 Seat(s) Available

Oregon & Washington Wines

Sat, January 4, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
16 Seat(s) Available

8 Beers To Try Before You Die

Sat, January 4, 2020 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
11 Seat(s) Available

Burgundy & Beyond

Thu, January 9, 2020 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
22 Seat(s) Available

Wine and Chocolate Pairing

Fri, January 10, 2020 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
16 Seat(s) Available

The Great Wines of Bordeaux

Sat, January 11, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
5 Seat(s) Available

The Natural Wines Class

Thu, January 16, 2020 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
22 Seat(s) Available

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Wine Reviews and Articles

Wine Reviews for October 2019

Wine Reviews for October 2019

‌ 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...

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The Case for Philly Wine

The Case for Philly Wine

  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. ...

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A Guide to Wine Tasting

A Guide to Wine Tasting

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...

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