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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.
Wow. Wow. WOW. It's hard to use words like unctuous without sounding like an idiot. It's hard to say brilliant and amazing and perfect without sounding like a dispossessed lover seeking salvation. It's also hard to write a coherent wine review when a tasting pour...read more
We've been buying wine for the school and our newsletter for nearly twenty years. We've learned a thing or two over that time. Want to learn our secrets to buying great wine in Pennsylvania? Read on! Buy Wine Smart Don't Trust the Discount You've seen those...read more
Until 2011, Bodega Valdehermoso was just that: just a house. They grew grapes on their 120 acres, and sold off the harvest. Their juice ended up in the region's top wines, including Bodega El Albar Lurton. They had done so since 1920, long before the region of Rueda...read more
Every month, the Wine School of Philadelphia offers a week of cooking classes, Sommelier Smackdowns, and other great culinary classes. For a listing of upcoming classes, go here. Spinaci Alla Romana Roman-Style Spinach Ingredients for Spinaci Alla Romana 2 lbs...read more
Bodegas Consejo de la Alta is located in a tiny town the Ebro river. It's a place that could simply be described as between: it's between the two major Riojan cities of of Haro and Logrono. It is located between Basque Country and La Rioja. It's located between two...read more
Shannon Ridge is a Lake County winery that is best known for it's Petite Sirah blends. It's Morine Ranch vineyard grows Cabernet Sauvignon, but they also cultivate an interesting collection of French, Italian, and Spanish grapes; This includes Primitivo, Roussanne,...read more
Selections from our Wine Cellar
A few wine reviews from our archives.
Enzo Mecella Verdicchio
Two Whiskey Suggestions
Chateau Saint Jean 2010 Chardonnay, Belle Terre Vineyard
Antica 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Atlas Peak
Domaine Cordier 2011 St Veran “en Faux”
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