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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.
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
Our Level IV Sommelier candidates were required to submit tasting notes for several wines, including the fantastic Antica 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon from Atlas Peak in Napa Valley. Yeah, hard times. We're setting up a GoFundMe account for their recovery. It's time to...read more
Carménère was the Cabernet Sauvignon of the 1820's, and Bordeaux was it's Napa. In the sweetness that is South America, Chile is now the new Napa. And Carménère is the new Cabernet Sauvignon. Also, we all thought it was Merlot until the DNA tests came in. Mind blown...read more
Cadaretta Wines is a new winery with a long history; It was founded in 2008 as an offshoot of Anderson & Middleton, a logging company founded in 1899. Their wines follow the path that many great wines from Columbia Valley follow: toward France. In particular,...read more
Cooking Classes at the Wine School of Philadelphia A selection of recipes for Thanksgiving. Roasted Pork with Plum Chutney Chutney can be made up to one week ahead. Cover and chill. Rewarm slightly before serving. 1 pound dried plums (prunes) 1 tablespoon vegetable...read more
Schild has been producing some legit wines for some time now. There was a peak at 2011 where the wines got so intense they could blow the brain of a wine newbie. Seriously, minds were blown with the 2011 vintage. It's a good thing that the 2012 vintage stepped it back...read more
Selections from our Wine Cellar
A few wine reviews from our archives.
Simi 2006 Chardonnay, Russian River Valley
Chateau de Roquebrune “Cuvee Reine” 2009 Lalande de Pomerol
Sylvan Springs 2006 “Hard Yards” Shiraz
Tenor 2011 “2:2” Red, Columbia Valley (Washington State)
Pillar Box 2008 Red
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