Wine Classes In Philadelphia

A Guide to Our Critically Acclaimed Wine Classes

We offer over 200 different classes, from Wine 101 to the First Growths of Bordeaux. No matter who you are –beginner or master sommelier— we have the perfect wine class for you.  We offer three tiers of classes: Learn About Wine, Wine Essentials, and the Luxury Level. Not sure what wine to take?  Take our Wine Quiz for some suggestions.

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Wine Smarts

Sunday, July 14 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
0 Seat(s) Available

Sommelier Smackdown

Wednesday, July 24 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
0 Seat(s) Available

Artisanal Wine & Cheese Pairing

Thursday, July 25 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
0 Seat(s) Available

Italy vs Greece

Thursday, August 22 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
0 Seat(s) Available

Spanish Wine Academy

Friday, September 13 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
0 Seat(s) Available

Discover Your Wine Style

Saturday, September 14 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
2 Seat(s) Available

Italy versus France

Sunday, September 15 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
0 Seat(s) Available

Artisanal Wine & Cheese Pairing

Thursday, September 19 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
0 Seat(s) Available

World Atlas of Wine

Sunday, September 22 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
0 Seat(s) Available

The Luxury Wines of Israel

Thursday, September 26 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
13 Seat(s) Available

Wine 101: Learn About Wine

Saturday, September 28 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
0 Seat(s) Available

Italy vs Spain

Thursday, October 3 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
8 Seat(s) Available

Exotic Wines

Friday, October 11 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
1 Seat(s) Available

Great Wine Made Simple

Saturday, October 12 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
16 Seat(s) Available

Wine 101: Learn About Wine

Thursday, October 17 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
10 Seat(s) Available

The Wines of Argentina

Saturday, October 19 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
9 Seat(s) Available

First Growths of the East Coast

Thursday, October 24 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
22 Seat(s) Available

Wines of Portugal

Friday, October 25 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
12 Seat(s) Available

Sommelier Smackdown

Wednesday, October 30 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
8 Seat(s) Available

Wine Smarts

Friday, November 1 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
22 Seat(s) Available

Italy VS France

Saturday, November 2 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
5 Seat(s) Available

The Natural Wines Class

Thursday, November 7 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
19 Seat(s) Available

South Africa

Friday, November 8 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
20 Seat(s) Available

Romantic France

Thursday, November 14 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
18 Seat(s) Available

Italian Masterpieces in Wine

Sat, January 25, 2020 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
22 Seat(s) Available

Wine Classes

Taking classes at the Wine School is fun and education. To take advantage of our tasting classes to the fullest, we suggest taking a series of classes that both fit your schedule but also maximize your enjoyment and knowledge. Of course, if you are really serious, we strongly suggest enrolling in the Core Wine Program.

We offer three sections of wine tasting classes (Learn about Wine, Wine Essentials, and Luxury).  You can take these classes in any order you prefer: we design with the assumption that there will a wide range of students in every class, from newbies to sommeliers. We do recommend taking classes from each section.

We list only a small example of classes we offer on this page. For a listing of currently available classes, please go to our Wine Tastings Classes page.

Wine Classes

Learn About Wine

The building blocks of wine knowledge are right here, so don’t miss out on these wonderful classes.

In these classes, you will learn the basics of wine: Learn how to read a wine label;  Discover the differences between types of wines; Learn some fundamental sommelier secrets; And discover why you like certain wines and not others.

We suggest taking between two and four classes in this section. For a comprehensive understanding of these subjects, we recommend taking the Foundation Wine Program.

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Wine Essentials

Discover the world of wine tasting in this series of  classes. All the essential bits of wine knowledge are offered here.

Learn about the wines of Italy (or France or Spain or Australia or America or Germany).  Take a class on Champagne & Bubbles. Delve into rare wines from exotic locales. Taste wines from American history.

This series of classes will blow your mind and expand your palate. It is suggested a student take between four and eight classes in this section.

For a comprehensive understanding of these subjects, we recommend taking the Intermediate Wine Program.

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Luxury Wine Classes

These classes are designed to highlight the best wines of the world.

This is where things get seriously awesome. Some of our most famous classes are offered at the Luxury Level: Barolo & Beyond, the Sommelier Smackdown, the Sommelier’s Guide to Pinot Noir, The Lux Cab Class.

These our most expensive classes we offer, but they are also one of Philly’s worst kept secrets: sommeliers travel from Manhattan and Washington D.C. to attend. We strongly suggest taking at least three of these classes to round out your wine studies.

Take The Wine Quiz

A great way to figure out what type of wine class you should take is to take our wine quiz. Keep in mind this is no ordinary quiz: this quiz isn’t designed to fluff your ego. It will give you an accurate overview of your wine knowledge level. Even Master Sommeliers find it challenging: the Wine Quiz.

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