Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Wine School relocating to Rittenhouse

Founder Keith Wallace has obtained a mansion on 22d Street.

The Wine School relocating to Rittenhouse

Keith Wallace says he's moving the Wine School of Philadelphia from Fairmount to the Rittenhouse/Fitler Square area, as he's taking over a Victorian mansion at 127 S. 22d St.

It's the former home of Running Press, which years ago created Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiasts books on premises.

Running Press, now nearby on Chestnut Street, happens to be the publisher of Wallace's forthcoming book on food and wine, Corked & Forked.

A restoration is in the works. Wallace says it will have two classrooms with 25-foot ceilings and marble fireplaces, as well as a culinary library, event space, and private English garden.

Target opening is March 1.

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