We are lucky to have the Wine School of Philadelphia!

Andrea Immer

I love this place! I had a great time at the Sommelier Smackdown.

Gary Vaynerchuk

CEO, VaynerMedia

The school is down to earth, real and fun, the way wine should be.

Eric Arnold

Editor (Former), Wine Spectator Magazine

I loved being at the Wine School and working with Keith.

Kevin Zraly

Founder, Windows of the World Wine School

The Wine School and the Philly Beer School have been praised by hundreds of people and institutions. That shouldn’t be surprising. After all, what’s not to love about a school for savvy wine and beer lovers? The following is a selection of comments and quotes from a wide array of people and publications. The following are a relevant selection of Wine School of Philadelphia reviews. Please add your own!

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by Lou on Wine School of Philadelphia
Mixology - life enhancing

This was the fourth class I attended at the Wine School. The first three were wine classes that I thoroughly enjoyed and found extremely informative. This time, I thought I'd try something a bit different and chose to attend a Mixology class. I went into this knowing nothing about cocktails and not particularly liking them. Keith explained the basics of, and the science behind, cocktails. He taught us how to build and adjust a basic cocktail so that it can be customized to be enjoyed by me or anyone. There were a few people in the class that clearly had a more than beginners level of knowledge on the subject, but who also seemed to get a lot out of it. I would recommend this class, or any of the School's classes, to anyone who wants to add some additional color to their life or just have an great and interesting night out.

by Carolyn Grous on Wine School of Philadelphia
Wine Smarts

My husband and I received this as a gift. It was a great gift. We enjoyed the class and all of the information. The instructor was wonderful - answering all questions and giving lots of helpful tips.

by Susan on Wine School of Philadelphia

Attended the Sommelier Smack Down. We enjoyed the wine and food pairings and found all the wines interesting selections. Jaquelyn the guest Sommelier was lovely and informative. Neil, you have great knowledge, but I had a hard time following you. You never finish your sentences and kept going on to the next before you finished. I took off one star due to that.

by Stacy on Wine School of Philadelphia
Great Class

This was my first class and I loved it. I picked up so many helpful tips that I can share with our customers at the winery and also with my friends. The instructor was wonderful, so knowledgeable and non-intimidating. The class moved at a great pace, we had the time to ask questions, talk with classmates and enjoy the wine. Perfect class for anyone who loves wine!

by Kaitlin on Wine School of Philadelphia
Wine Smarts

My boyfriend and I had a great time at Wine Smarts! I was slightly confused about not receiving a tasting pairing with our wine pairings because I thought that was part of the VIP ticket, but we still enjoyed the information we learned and the wines selected for the course. I also thought it was great that the instructor allowed the students to help themselves to additional tastings after the formal portion of the class concluded. I would definitely recommend this course to friends!

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Philadelphia Weekly

Best of Philly
Philadelphia Magazine

Makes each bottle of wine more than the liquid inside
The Wall Street Journal

The top wine education school in America.
Dining Out Magazine

Move over, Iron Chef. The latest hot culinary competition is the popular Sommelier Smackdown

 Students walk away from the Foundation Program with skills that even some highly paid sommeliers don’t have.
City Paper

Attending a wine class at the school is a great pleasure.
The Weekly Press

A corking good time.
BusinessWeek Magazine

The top wine school in Philadelphia

They love wine, know an incredible amount about it, and seem utterly delighted to convey this.
The Spirit Newspaper

The Wine School is now the top wine education firm in America.
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I highly recommend the Foundation Program for people who have a general interest in food and wine, as well as those considering pursuing a degree or certification. As a professional chef and cooking instructor, this course helped me make more educated food and wine pairing suggestions. The school’s unique approach doesn’t rely on route memorization of names and regions. Instructors engage your senses so you don’t just learn about the wines sampled. You learn ‘an approach’ to tasting any wine and to deducing regions, flavors and pairings. I’ll be hanging on to my class notebook forever.

Christina Dimacali

Chef-Owner, Clean Your Plate

The Wine School is the reason that wine became a career goal for me
Jenny Shultz

Enologist, 3 Sticks Winery

The Wine School is a great place to build knowledge and pursue your passion.
Jonathan Newman

Man of the Year, Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Our students and employees love the classes and instructors.
Thomas Jefferson University

The wine school is great for learning.

Ben Franco

Owner, Winedown Cafe

The Wine School was an excellent partner in our winery project.
The Wharton School

I earned my diploma at the Wine School. I recommend it.

Jack Cunicelli

Co-Owner, 320 Cafe

We couldn’t have done it without the Wine School.
The Great Big Food Show

The Food Network

Partnering with the Wine School is one of the best decisions we have made.
Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival

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