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Over two thousand wine reviews! While most of our reviews focus on great wines under $20, we also offer reviews of luxury and collectible wines. As we are located in Philadelphia, most wines reviewed here are available via PLCB Wine & Spirits Shops in Pennsylvania. Our main reviewer is Keith Wallace, the executive director and founder of the Wine School of Philadelphia.
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This is where we feature all our favorite things. Great wines, top sommeliers, awesome winemakers, great articles, and charity events at the Wine School. If we really love it, or we think you should know about it, it’s going to be right here.
One of the first wineries in Rioja. Well, other than the medieval farmers who aged their wines in gutted out pig skins. Located in the Rioja Alta region, Montecillo is an important cornerstone in the history of winemaking. One of the unique elements of the winery,...read more
Delille Cellars' D2 is a "must-try" wine. First, there is the history behind this bottle: The winery was one of the first to plant Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in Columbia Valley. Since the early nineties, bottles like this from Delille Cellars were the vanguard in...read more
Chorizo and Lentil Soup 1 cup tocino (chopped bacon) 1 onion, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 3 carrots, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup cured chorizo, chopped 1 cup chicken breast, chopped 1 cup green, yellow, or red lentils 64 oz chicken stock 1 cup chopped tomato...read more
This is how wine is done today. A small family run winery with a web of brands and subsidiaries. This bottling is produced by Turn Key Wines, which is itself owned by Thornhill Companies. These companies are owned by the Miller family, which also owns Bien Nacido...read more
A few suggestions for this holiday season. Vinous Napa Valley Maps Here's something for the wine geek in your circle. Vinous has published a cutting-edge series of vineyard maps. These are not whimsical maps crafted to be hits on social media. These are precise...read more
Holiday Wine Guide Wine is a significant part of every holiday celebration. We serve them at dinner parties and give them away as gifts. As the holidays are upon us, here are some wine-buying tips. Hosting a Dinner Party For intimate dinners of up to five people,...read more
Selections from our Wine Cellar
A few wine reviews from our archives.
Koyle 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Royale, Colchagua Valley
Shannon 2007 Wrangler Red, Lake County
Roth Estate 2011 Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast (California)
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