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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.
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
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
Selections from our Wine Cellar
A few wine reviews from our archives.
Domaine Collotte 2010 Fixin Cote de Nuits, Burgundy
Domaine Pierre Usseglio et Fils 2006 Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Chateau d’Arche 2005 Sauternes
Manos Negras 2011 “Stone Soil Select” Malbec Reserve, Patagonia
Tintoralba 2004 Higueruela
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