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July 2018

Bourbon!

Friday, July 20 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
Bourbon

Bourbon! is a tour-de-force of one of our favorite drinks. Learn how it's made, what makes for a great bourbon, and what are some brands to look out for. All the while tasting some amazing examples. A generation ago, they called it brown liquor. Now, we call it the angel's share.   Do you know what all great liquor has in common? They are aged for many years --sometimes decades-- in charred white oak barrels. Barrel-aged booze is what this class is about. This…

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Cooking Class with Wine Pairings

Monday, July 23 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
$81 – $119
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 see the magic behind the bestselling cookbook "Corked & Forked: Four Seasons…

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Sommelier Smackdown

Wednesday, July 25 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
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The Wine School’s signature event! Imagine two of the city’s top wine professionals competing to create the perfect food & wine pairing…and all for you! We pit one of Philadelphia’s top sommeliers against one of our wine educators. Attendees sample each of food & wine pairings, then choose the winner. Past participants have included the top sommeliers on the East Coast, plus winemakers, celebrities, and authors. You never know who may show up at the Smackdown, but you can bank…

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Wine 101: Learn About Wine

Thursday, July 26 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
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. Allow us to share it with you! Previous Wine 101 Classes…

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August 2018

Accelerated Intermediate Wine Course

Monday, August 6 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
$649 – $799
Wine Course

In a whirlwind of a week --an entire semester of wine education in a single week-- the secrets of the global wine society are unlocked. Students learn about the wine styles, varietals, and winemaking techniques of all the important wine producing countries. Upon completion of the program, graduates have a working knowledge of the types and styles of wine available throughout the world: our students become masters of the global vineyard.

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Accelerated Core Wine Course (Summer)

Saturday, August 11 from 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until Sat, August 11, 2018

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

August 6th to 11th, from 5pm to 9:30pm Earn a complete wine education in a single week. 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. Payment Plan for the Accelerated Core Program If you'd prefer to set up a payment plan for the program, details are below. https://www.vinology.com/all/accelerated-core-certification-summer-payment-plan/ In the Foundation…

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Accelerated Foundation Program

Saturday, August 11 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until Sat, August 11, 2018

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

August 6th to 11th, from 7:30 to 9:30 pm 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 and pursue your passion.” Jonathan…

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Great Ciders of the World

Thursday, August 16 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
Cider Class

All around the world, the public’s taste for fermented cider has been growing more rapidly than at any time in the past 150 years. From farmhouse ciders in France to Gallician Cidres in Spain to cideries popping up right here in Philadelphia, this tasting class is a love letter to the world of cider and a fascinating peek behind the beverage. Taught by our resident cider maker, his passion for cider is obvious. In this richly informative and entertaining cider class,…

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IWS Certification and Advanced Sommelier Prep Course

Saturday, August 25 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, happening 6 times

Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$600

You Save $100 on Tuition You've reached the invitation-only program for VIP students of the Wine School.   You have earned $100 off the $700 tuition for this program. IWS Certification and Advanced Somm Prep Course The accelerated Advanced Wine Course. Classes run daily from August 20th to August 25th, from 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm. Every sommelier knows about Tuscany, Napa, and Bordeaux. To be considered a true aficionado of wine,  a deeper level of knowledge is required. Have you studied the wines…

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International Wine Scholar™

Saturday, August 25 from 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, happening 6 times

Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$550 – $700
International Wine Scholar

This is our accelerated Advanced summertime program. Classes run daily from August 20th to August 25th, from 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm. The Blind Tasting & Exotic Wine Program for Advanced Students Every sommelier knows about Tuscany, Napa, and Bordeaux. To be considered a true aficionado of wine,  a deeper level of knowledge is required. Have you studied the wines of Kakheti, Brda, and Franschhoek?  Every Master Sommelier has, and so should you. The International Wine Scholar™ program will expose you to exotic and…

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Sommelier Secrets

Wednesday, August 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
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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Mixology: The Cocktail Creation Class

Thursday, August 30 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
mixology

Learn to build the perfect cocktail in this hands-on workshop. With the guidance of our top sommelier-instructor, you will be crafting innovative new cocktails and discovering your inner mixologist. We aren't a bartending school, and you won't learn how to juggle vodka bottles in this class. Instead, you are going to learn the basics of mixology, explore flavors, and develop your own signature cocktail. Whether you’re hosting friends or unwinding after the workday, making gratifying, high-quality cocktails at home is a…

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September 2018

Wine Instructor Training & Certification

Friday, September 7 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, happening 4 times

Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$450
wine speaker training

The essential certification for anyone who needs to teach or talk about wine to an audience.  This certification from the National Wine School is mission-critical for anyone in wine education.  This program is hosted by the Wine School of Philadelphia and runs nightly from September 4th to the 8th, 7:30 to 9:30 pm. Wine Instructor Certification This qualification is available to all students who opt for certification via the National Wine School.   From the National Wine School:  To be taken…

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Luxury Israeli & Middle Eastern Wines

Sunday, September 9 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
109 S 22nd Street

Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$61 – $99
israel wines

It’s a country that’s rich in wine history, yet its wines remain largely misunderstood and underappreciated by the U.S. market. Why Americans should be paying more attention to Israeli wine. "Decoding Israeli Wine" Wine Enthusiast Magazine Yes, Israel is making great wines.  The quality of fine wine coming out of Israel has been growing exponentially over the past decade. The combination of it's French winemaking history, ancient vineyards, and current influx of top-notch winemakers is putting Israel on the wine map.…

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Great Wine Made Simple

Thursday, September 13 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
great wine made simple

In this session, we will taste major grape varieties, highlight important flavor profiles, and decode wine labeling, all while tasting eight delicious wines. We guarantee that you’ll be buying or ordering with confidence after one class. And always getting the wine you want, regardless of price! First run in 2008, Great Wine Made Simple has become an important class in our "Learn About Wine" series of introductory classes. This class dispells the confusing wine jargon and replaces it with easy…

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Wine 101: Learn About Wine

Saturday, September 15 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

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. Want to learn about wine? Allow…

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Artisanal Wine & Cheese Pairing

Sunday, September 16 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$51 – $89
wine and cheese pairing

The marriage of wine & 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 combinations you can experience. Wine & Cheese…

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Winemaking & Winemaker Certification

Monday, September 17 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, October 15, 2018

One event on Mon, January 7, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on Mon, January 14, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on Mon, January 21, 2019 at 7:30pm

Wine School of Philadelphia, 109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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$550 – $700
winemaker training

Classes run weekly from September 17th to October 15th  from 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm. The program then resumes on January 7th - January 21st from 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm. There is a $100 supply fee for this program. From crushing grapes to bottling wine, this essential winemaking course enables the winemaker to make informed decisions about ingredients, equipment, and the winemaking process. Precise step-by-step instructions lead both novice and advanced winemakers through all of the important procedures, including selecting and working with new equipment, determining…

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