Wine & Beer Diploma Programs
Core Wine Courses
Full semester wine courses for the beginner and intermediate students. SOMM certification ( Level I-III) available via the National Wine School.
Advanced Wine Courses
For the advanced student of wine. Learn from the top sommelier-professors in America. SOMM certification (Level IV and V) available via the National Wine School.
Beer Brewing Courses
Learn how to brew beer and craft your own recipes like a master brewer. Three levels of beer brewing courses available via the Philly Beer School.
Upcoming Tasting Classes
Available Wine, Beer, Cocktail & Cooking Classes
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Wine Reviews and Articles
As long as there’s been wine, there’s been wine writers. In Roman times, Pliny the Elder was very adept at identifying the best wines in the empire. A good review from the old guy could change a wine region’s destiny. Two thousand years later, not much has changed....
Columbia Crest 2012 "Walter Clore Private Reserve" Red Columbia Valley This is a monster Merlot with a margin of Cabernet Sauvignon in the mix. Smoked chocolate and Dwayne Johnson-level muscularity. Last time it hit the shelves around here was in 2003, when we used...
Specialists Vs Generalists in PA Wine Back in the day, if you wanted to be a winemaker, there were two career trajectories. You could either become a generalist or become a specialist. That meant either working for a big-brand like Gallo or a boutique winery. ...