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Wine Courses in Philadelphia

Take a wine certification course, for business or pleasure at our multi-award winning wine school

Overview

Fine Vintage is a leading provider of wine education in North America, run by James Cluer, Master of Wine.

In Philadelphia we offer best-in-class certification courses from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) as well as Fine Vintage specialization courses.

Below you will find our course schedule, pricing, and full course descriptions. Enrollment takes less than 2 minutes. Required by the trade, desired by the enthusiast, get excited and register for your wine course today.

TERMS: Full payment is charged at the time of registration. Your payment is non-refundable but you can transfer it once to another person or to a future course of the same type, if you contact us 14 days or more before the start date. In the rare event Fine Vintage has to cancel a course you will receive a 100% refund.

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Location

Panorama Wine Bar
The wine courses are run at the Panorama Wine Bar, which is found in the Penn’s View Hotel in the heart of the Old City. It is located at 14 North Front Street (at the intersection of Market Street). Self-parking is available at the Patriot Parking lot next door as well as several other self-parking garages within a few blocks. The nearest metro station is 2nd Street on the Market-Frankford Line. See map.

Instructors

Our Philadelphia wine classes are instructed by industry-leading professionals headed by Bob Trimble. We are renown for our outstanding wine tastings, exceptional instruction and high pass rates. Meet your instructors.

Our Courses

We are proud to offer the WSET Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 Award in Wines. You can further enhance your wine education with our Fine Vintage Specialty Courses including our Sensory Masterclass, French 101, Italian 101, American 101, Canadian 101 courses, and our fantastic Tasting Masterclasses.

INCLUDED WITH EACH COURSE

Fine Vintage is renowned for expert instruction, premium wine tastings and high pass rates at WSET courses. Your study material, exam fees, and certificate are included in the price – no hidden extra charges here!
But we like to go above and beyond. With each enrollment in an in-person course, you will also receive:

Free access to one of our Fine Vintage Online Courses (valued at $99 - $299).
Free access to our library of more than 400 exclusive Videos on Wine.
Free copy of The Art of Tasting, a 17 page booklet by James Cluer MW.

Now that’s unbelievable value!

WSET Courses

The WSET courses are the gold standard in professional wine education.
The Level 1 is the perfect place to start.

Who is this course for?
WSET Level 1 courses are perfect for the beginner and those with a basic knowledge. Receive a FREE SET of TASTING GLASSES with your Level 1 tuition!
No Prerequisites
WSET Certification
See full course description
Date: Sat, May 18 2024
Time: 9:30am -5:30pm
Instructor: Bob Trimble
Price: $399.00
Date: Saturday, Sep 21 2024
Time: 9:30am -5:30pm
Instructor: Bob Trimble
Price: $399.00
Date: Saturday, Nov 23 2024
Time: 9:30am -5:30pm
Instructor: Bob Trimble
Price: $399.00

Specialty Courses

by Fine Vintage

We offer a range of outstanding specialization courses so you can develop expertise in an area of particular interest. 

Who is this course for?
Enthusiasts and trade who want to know the classic regions of Italy.
No Prerequisites
Just a day of fun!
See full course description

This course is not currently available. Please contact us for information.

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Instructors

Location

The wine courses are run at the Panorama Wine Bar, which is found in the Penn’s View Hotel in the heart of the Old City. It is located at 14 North Front Street (at the intersection of Market Street). Self-parking is available at the Patriot Parking lot next door as well as several other self-parking garages within a few blocks. The nearest metro station is 2nd Street on the Market-Frankford Line. View Larger Map.

Panorama Wine Ba

14 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA
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Tasting Glasses

When you come to our WSET Level 1 course we give you a beautiful set of 6 professional tasting glasses and a carry bag, included in the course fee. These are yours to keep forever. 

When you attend other courses we offer please bring your own tasting glasses back to use at the class.

If you need to get more glasses before a new course then you can purchase more for $49 a set.

If you do not start with the WSET Level 1 course then you need to purchase a set for $49 when you register.

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Testimonials

WSET Level 1

When I decided to begin my wine education journey Fine Vintage Ltd. was my first choice. James Cluer MW and his team provided a first class experience which propelled my love and curiosity for wine into a lifetime quest to further my knowledge. I would highly recommend the WSET Level 1 course with Fine Vintage to any student who desires to learn from outstanding teachers who inspire you with their wealth of knowledge while exposing you to a benchmark selection of quality wines.


BYANCA GODWIN – LOS ANGELES

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