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November 2018

Italy versus France

Friday, November 2 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$51 – $89
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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Beer Brewing Program, Level One (Fall Semester)

Saturday, November 3 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, happening 2 times

Philly Beer School, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$150
beer brewing program

Brewing classes are held on October 6th and November 3rd, from 2 to 6 pm. In this brewing class,  you will learn how to brew great beer. Even better, you will be brewing your own beer. A  brewer-instructor will guide you through the process step by step: from brew to boil to bottle. By the end of the second day of class, you will be bottling your own hand-crafted beer.  And leaving with all the knowledge you need to start brewing at home.…

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South Africa

Thursday, November 8 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$51 – $89
South African Wines

The Wines of South Africa When the gran-daddy of the wine school starts a class on South African wines, it begins with Nelson Mandela.  Keith (our founder) was a college student "back in the day" at the break up of apartheid.  He pours a taste of an amazing wine and walks down down the center of the classroom. He shares a few memories of that amazing moment in history:  when democracy won the day in South Africa. The embargo against…

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Wine 101: Learn About Wine

Saturday, November 10 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
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 ten years of teaching experience, it represents a singular view of wine education. It's time to learn about wine. Tasting Sheets from Previous…

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First Growths of the East Coast

Thursday, November 15 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$51 – $89
east coast wines

There are hundreds of wineries scattered from Virginia to Maine. Over the last few years, a quiet revolution has begun in their vineyards. Visionary winemakers are making exceptional wines and doing so without much fanfare. As a leading Wine School on the East Coast, we keep a close eye on the state of the wine trade in our backyard. We have seen a surge of fine winemaking on the East Coast and felt it was time for our students to…

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World Atlas of Wine

Friday, November 16 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
world atlas of wine

The World Atlas of Wine is an essential and authoritative wine class for beginners.  Philadelphia's increasing appetite for wine is matched by a growing thirst for knowledge; which this class will amply satisfy. Learn about the essential wine regions around the world in a single two-hour wine tasting class. Come with us for a trip around the world. Our explorations the classic wine regions in Italy, France, and Spain. We'll explore "New World" regions like  California, South Africa, and Argentina.  Take a look…

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The Whiskey & Cocktail Class: The Thanksgiving Edition

Friday, November 23 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
whiskey class

One of the greatest whiskey authors of our generation, Michael Jackson, often visited our offices. That was back "in the day" when our old building (127 S. 22nd Street) was still occupied by his publisher, Running Press. This class is one of the ways we celebrate his legacy. A bit of sauced education, this class features everything you ever wanted to know about whiskey but were afraid to ask: From whiskey cocktails to food pairings, to its smokey history. This is…

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Spanish Wine Academy

Saturday, November 24 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$51 – $89
Spanish Wine

Spain: It’s hands down the most exciting wine region in the world today. In this class, we serve up a full panoply of dazzling reds and whites from premier regions like Rioja, to the less-familiar — but no less stellar — such as Priorat and Rias Baixas. Our instructors are Spanish wine enthusiasts, bar none. Come to class and join the congregation of the converted. This class is an homage to the winemaking and culture of Spain. The senior staff…

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Italian Wine Specialist™

Monday, November 26 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, happening 8 times

Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$550 – $699
Italian Wine Specialist

Advanced Wine Course on Italian Wine The Italian Wine Specialist™ is part of the Advanced Diploma Program.  It is a semester-long study into the wine and culture of Italy. Classes are held every Monday evening from October 22nd to December 17th. No class on December 10th. Aosta Valley Piemonte Liguria Lombardia Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol Friuli-Venezia Giulia Veneto Emilia-Romagna Toscana Marche Umbria Tuscany Marche, Abruzzo & Molise  Lazio & Umbria Campania & Basilicata Puglia Sicily, Sardinia, & Calabria The Italian Wine Specialist™ is a comprehensive…

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Sommelier Smackdown

Wednesday, November 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
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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New Zealand Wines

Thursday, November 29 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
New Zealand Wines

New Zealand Wines is a Luxury Level Class. Wines are sourced from our director's personal wine cellar.  Bottom line: It's time to go beyond Sauvignon Blanc! New Zealand Wines will take you on a wine journey from the North Island to the South Island. For the past fifty years ago, grape vines and winemakers have spread across the land – from Central Otago to Kumeu, Waipara to Wairarapa – to produce notable wines to global acclaim. Finally, a wine class…

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December 2018

Italy vs Greece

Saturday, December 1 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$51 – $89
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In this wine tasting class, we pit two of the oldest wine producing countries in the world against each other. It's Greek versus Italian Wine. Is this a fair contest? One is the largest wine importers (more than 33%) to the United States, the smallest (less than 1%). Philly is famous for its love of Italian wine, but there is a growing love of Greek wines in the city. Several of our graduates have turned their passion for Greek wines…

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Core Wine Course (Fall Semester)

Sunday, December 2 from 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, December 2, 2018

Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$899 – $1199
Core Wine Edication Courses

Sundays, October 7th to December 2nd from 3:30 - 8:00 pm. No class on Veteran's Day. Earn a complete wine education in a single semester. The Accelerated 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 become extraordinary…

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Intermediate Course (Fall Semester)

Sunday, December 2 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, December 2, 2018

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

Sundays, October 7th to December 2nd from 3:30 – 5:30 pm. No class on Veteran’s Day. 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, Enologist at Three Sticks Wines in Sonoma In a whirlwind of a semester,…

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Wine Foundation Course (Fall Semester)

Sunday, December 2 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, December 2, 2018

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

Sundays, October 7th to December 2nd from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. No class on Veteran's Day. 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 great place to build knowledge…

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Bubbles! The Sparkling Wine Class

Thursday, December 6 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$51 – $89
sparkling wine

Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.   -Mark Twain Honestly, who doesn't love bubbles? They are fun and sophisticated and no one ever is miserable drinking them. A bottles of bubbles makes everyone feel like royalty, if only for a moment. Sparkling wine can turn a lackluster date into a marriage proposal. Or a party into a gala. This our class featuring all our favorite bubbly wines: Champagne, Cava, Prosecco, and much more! Learn about Sparkling Wine In this wine tasting class, you…

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Artisanal Wine & Cheese Pairing

Friday, December 7 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Culinary and Cooking Classroom, 109 S 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$51 – $89
wine and cheese pairing

The marriage of wine and cheese is older than dirt, and a whole lot tastier! Crafting the perfect wine and cheese pairing is a skill everyone should have. After all, it's easier than cooking but just as creative. In this class, we introduce wine and cheese pairings that range from the solidly traditional to the whimsically offbeat. We will discuss what makes each so special, and taste a number of the most exciting, unexpected – and delicious – combinations you…

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Beer Brewing Program, Level One (Fall Semester)

Saturday, December 8 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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One event on Sat, December 8, 2018 at 2:00pm

Philly Beer School, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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Beer Brewing Courses

Brewing classes are held on November 17th and December 8th, from 2 to 6 pm. In this brewing class,  you will learn how to brew great beer. Even better, you will be brewing your own beer. A  brewer-instructor will guide you through the process step by step: from brew to boil to bottle. By the end of the second day of class, you will be bottling your own hand-crafted beer.  And leaving with all the knowledge you need to start brewing at home.…

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