This Month’s Coolest Culinary Events
» The Wine School of Philadelphia’s Sommelier Smackdown features Christophe Tassan (Le Bec-Fin) July 11 and Christophe Guillot (Brasserie Perrier) July 25. 7:30-9:30 p.m. 2006 Fairmount Ave. (800) 817-7351.
» Make your reservations now to join chef Andrew Masciangelo Aug. 14 and Sept. 8 for a three-course cooking class and lunch served in Savona’s wine cellar. 10:30 a.m. $65. 100 Old Gulph Road, Gulph Mills. (610) 520-1200, savonarestaurant.com.
» Join Chaddsford, Folly Hill, Kreutz Creek, Paradox, Twin Brook and Va La wineries for the Brandywine Valley Big Bang BBQ July 7-8. Enjoy tastings, vineyard/cellar tours, an outdoor feast, and more. Noon-5 p.m. (610) 388-6221, bvwinetrail.com.