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March 2019

Core Wine Course (Spring Semester)

Sunday, March 24 from 3:00 pm to 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, May 5, 2019

Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$978 – $1299
Core Wine Edication Courses

Sundays, March 10th  to May 5th from 3:00 - 7:30 pm Classes will not be held on April 21st Earn a complete wine education in a single semester. The Core Wine Course combines our Foundation and Intermediate programs into a unified wine education experience. Plus, the Core Wine Course will save you a sizable amount of tuition. Individually, the Foundation and Intermediate programs cost hundreds of dollars more. In the Foundation portion of the program, students will learn the techniques and master the knowledge needed to…

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Intermediate Wine Course (Spring Semester)

Sunday, March 24 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, happening 8 times

Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$549 – $699
Wine Course

Sundays, March 10th to May 5th from 3:00 – 5:00 pm Classes will not be held on April 21st From the Italian peninsula to the docks of Bordeaux, the Intermediate Certificate of Global Wine Studies is a breathtaking exploration into the world of wine. “It is due to The Wine School of Philadelphia that I attended and graduated from the School for Oenology and Viticulture at the University of California at Davis.” Jenny Schultz In a whirlwind of a semester, the secrets…

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Wine Foundation Course (Spring Semester)

Sunday, March 24 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, happening 8 times

Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$549 – $699
Foundation Wine Course

Sundays, March 10th to May 5th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Classes will not be held on April 21st The world of wine is built on the foundation of taste. The top professionals in the food, wine, and hospitality industries understand this: the committed student of wine must learn this. To stand tall in the wine world, the student must learn to unravel the hidden flavors of wine and speak the language of the senses. “The Wine School is a…

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Food & Wine Scholar™ | Advanced Wine Course

Monday, March 25 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, May 6, 2019

Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$550 – $700
food and wine pairing

Mondays, March 11th to May 6th from 7:30 to 9:30pm Demystify the challenge of food and beverage pairings. This wine course presents a practical, user-friendly approach grounded in understanding the direct relationships and reactions between food and wine components, flavors, and textures. This approach uses sensory analysis to help the practitioner identify key elements that affect pairings, rather than simply following the usual laundry list of wine-to-food matches. Introduction to Food & Wine Pairing. The basics of wine evaluation and…

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Sommelier Smackdown

Thursday, March 28 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$81 – $119 Sold out
sommelier smackdown

The Wine School's signature event! In this food and wine pairing event, we pit one of the city's top wine professionals against the founder of the Wine School of Philadelphia...and all for you! The Chef-Emcee of the evening is Keith Wallace, who crafts a menu that will test the sommelier's mettle to the fullest. Best of all, you are the judge. Attendees sample each of food & wine pairings, then vote on the skills of the sommelier's skill.  Contestants are not just local somms. Past…

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Sommelier Secrets

Friday, March 29 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$41 – $79 Sold out
sommelier secrets

You don't get named a top sommelier by CBS and Philly Weekly without learning a trick or two. In this class, we let you in on the trade secrets that will change how you buy and serve wine. This is an introductory course, so even if you haven't taken a Wine 101 class, you will feel right at home. Want to know how to make an inexpensive wine taste like an expensive one? Want to be able to buy wine by just looking at the fine…

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Italy VS France

Saturday, March 30 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
$51 – $89 Sold out
italy vs france

You are invited to the heavyweight bout of the vinosphere.  France and Italy are going toe-to-toe in the tasting event of the season. Four rounds of wine against wine action will determine who will claim the coveted title of The Greatest Wine Of All Time. You will not only get a ringside seat to this event, but you will also get to cast your vote. Does France throw in the towel? Will Italy be shown to be shopworn and faded? Will the…

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April 2019

Judgement of Paris: California versus France

Thursday, April 4 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
$61 – $99 Sold out
judgement of paris

Our Judgement of Paris wine class pits two of our favorite wine countries in an epic battle of uncorked fury. Our series of VERSUS classes are hugely popular, and this is one of shining jewels. France was the undisputed heavyweight champ of the wine world until 1976 when California unseated the Gallic winemakers at the Judgement of Paris wine tasting. In this class, we don't replicate that tasting. Instead, we bring in a how series of fresh new faces in…

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Philly’s Wine Secrets

Saturday, April 6 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$41 – $79 Sold out
Philly Wine

Want to know the secrets of Philly's sommeliers? Want to know the wine hacks that every Master Sommelier uses to ensure wine tastes great, each and every time? You don’t get named as a top sommelier in Philly -- by CBS News and Philly Weekly-- without learning a trick or two. You don't get named the top wine school in America by SOMM without knowing how to teach these skills to everyone and anyone. In this class, we let you…

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French Wine

Saturday, April 6 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$61 – $99 Sold out
Know your French Wine and French Wine Phrases!

Don't deny yourself French wines. The lack of Bordeaux and Burgundy in your wine diet is unhealthy and will cause everlasting damage to your psyche. In this class, you will taste through the essential French wine regions and grape varieties. Bordeaux, Burgundy, Languedoc, Loire, Rhone, Alsace: All the great flavors and stories will be encapsulated in this two-hour wine tasting class. You can expect a dynamic learning experience at the hands of a world-class sommelier-instructor. View from behind a cluster of French Wine Grapes Why French Wine?…

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Cooking Class with Wine Pairings

Tuesday, April 9 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
$81 – $119 Sold out
Cooking Class

A wine and cooking class like no other. In this class, our top chef teams up with one of our top sommeliers. Together they craft a seasonal and satisfying menu for the night, with a focus on farm-to-table ingredients. The class includes a cooking demonstration of each dish, along with a full description of the wine pairings by our sommelier-instructor. You then taste the results for yourself. Come to see the magic behind the bestselling cookbook "Corked & Forked: Four…

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Wine 101: Learn About Wine

Thursday, April 11 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$41 – $79 Sold out
Learn About Wine

Why Learn About Wine? If you are new to the study of wine -- or simply new to the Wine School of Philadelphia -- this class is for you. Here, you will experience each of the Wine School’s hallmarks: dispelling industry rumors, banishing popular wine myths, and delivering information in an easy-to-understand manner. Developed by a U.C. Davis winemaker and honed over a decade of teaching experience, it represents a singular view of wine education. Allow us to share it with…

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New! Discover Your Wine Style

Saturday, April 27 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$41 – $79 Sold out
Discover Your Wine Style

We know that choices in a wine store or on a wine list can be intimidating, and this class is designed to take the mystery out of the age-old question: will I like that wine? In this class, you will discover your personal wine style through a series of tastings. This is a two-hour class that is as fun as it is unintimidating. Afterward, you won't be stuck with the same boring old brands and grapes. You will be able…

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May 2019

California Wine Country

Thursday, May 2 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
$61 – $99 Sold out
california wine

This is your delicious guide to modern California wine. The most insightful class on our Cali wine regions wines you can take. This class will take your palate on a flavor-packed trip across California. From Napa and Sonoma to Santa Barbara and the South Coast, this definitive class takes a lush, in-depth look at California winemaking, geography, and history. You'll also get the skinny on cutting-edge winemakers and regions. There is a profound shift in California winemaking: a generational shift going on that's…

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Zinfandel: The Family Tree

Friday, May 3 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
$61 – $99 Sold out
zinfandel

Croatia, Macedonia, Italy, New Hampshire, Sonoma: the pilgrimage of this amazing grape is a story  worth tasting. Way back in 2018. we spent a day with Ravenswood's winemaker Gary Sitton. He & our fearless leader went through the viticulture program at UC Davis together: a gallon and a half of single vineyard zins later, this class came to fruition. As a winemaker focusing on Zinfandel, Gary has access to California's oldest vineyards and is very much the guardian of some serious zin…

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Australian Chateaux

Saturday, May 4 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
$51 – $89 Sold out
Australian Chateaux Wines

Ever get tired of the misconceptions?  There are a bunch of  Aussie wines you see in America --vapid, boring stuff-- but that's not their good stuff. That's like judging California on Two-Buck Chuck.  In this class, we delve into the great Aussie wine regions and a selection of our favorite chateaux.

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Wines of Portugal

Thursday, May 9 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$61 – $99 Sold out
Wines of Portugal

Sure, there will be a Port in this class, maybe even a Madiera. Those were Portugal's top wines back when Benjamin Franklin was knocking back drinks at the City Tavern. In fact, our Ben was a notorious lover of Portuguese wines. Reportedly, he had thousands of bottles stashed away in his wine cellar. He was such a fan of the Madiera, that he joked he should be buried in it. I should prefer to an ordinary death, being immersed with a few friends…

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Luxury Tequila & Cocktails

Friday, May 10 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$61 – $99 Sold out
tequila

Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexican culture that means many things to many people. But to us, it's all about that famous blue agave juice from Jalisco, more commonly known (and heartily consumed) as Tequila. We run this class before every year. It's a Wine School tradition. After all, luxury tequila is one of the best things in life. We'll taste through a selection of the finest small producer blanco, reposado, and anejo varieties, as well as provide insider…

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