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Cambridgeshire Wine School

Trumpington Street | Royal Cambridge Hotel, Cambridge CB2 1PY, England
+44 1223 655391
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Fun and informative night

I attended the Introduction to Wine evening together with my wife. There were about 15 of us in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Joakim S
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Italian Wine Tasting

My wife and I attended an afternoon Italian wine tasting with Mark Anstead. The venue was well... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Alec M
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Whittlesey, United Kingdom
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Fun and informative wine tastings. For Saturdays and evening tastings, see dates and times on our website (Tripadvisor gives the link next to our phone number). We also offer private parties (birthdays, hen nights, staff socials, team building). Or for an ideal present, gift vouchers that never expire!
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Trumpington Street | Royal Cambridge Hotel, Cambridge CB2 1PY, England
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+44 1223 655391
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I attended the Introduction to Wine evening together with my wife. There were about 15 of us in total in the group. During the course of the evening we got to sample 6 different wines, both red, white and dessert. This was mixed with information...More

Thank Joakim S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I attended an afternoon Italian wine tasting with Mark Anstead. The venue was well chosen (Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge) and we learned a lot over 5 hours in a stimulating and interesting session. Well worth the time and money in order...More

Thank Alec M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fab evening! Mark is incredibly knowledgeable and engaging. It made the perfect gift for Father's Day, so much so we have booked to go back to do the 8 week world tour course. I highly recommend this to others! Thank you Mark, we look forward...More

Thank Kat s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great evening learning about pairing wine with cheese. Attended with my daughter as a father's day gift and we both enjoyed it so much that we've signed up for the 8-week wine tasting course.

Thank smudge1978
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fantastic course for anyone interested in wine looking to improve their knowledge. The classes are insightful and a lot of fun. Each week you get to learn about the main grape varieties and how climate, location, etc. impacts the quality of the...More

Thank chrislloydy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did the WSET level 2 course which was on Monday evenings over 8 weeks. I had a lot of fun while learning so much about wine. The group was a mix of all ages, some doing the qualification for work but most just because...More

Thank ClaudiaSwan
markanstead, Manager at Cambridgeshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Claudia and thanks very much for your great review of my WSET Level 2 course. The Wine & Spirit Education Trust course is certainly a life-changer and easy to complete in just 3 days or 8 evenings. I'm so glad it exceeded your high...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I went for our first wine tasting evening - sparkling wines with fish and chips at the Brewhouse - and found it to be a lovely informative evening. We both took away something from the event and the host, Mark, was chatty...More

Thank kljandrews87
markanstead, Manager at Cambridgeshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi kljandrews87 and thanks for a lovely review. My Champagne and Sparkling evenings with Fish & Chips are certainly very popular! I look forward to seeing you at something else - perhaps a Cheese & Wine?

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great relaxed informative into into that stuff we all love !!. It was a great fun evening tasting and learning so much, in a relaxed atmosphere. It really gave us an insight and we learned so much, and have really got the Wine bug....More

Thank Peter C
markanstead, Manager at Cambridgeshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Peter thanks for your great review and I'm so glad you were impressed enough to want to come back! Perhaps you should consider our 8-part evening class, which will really deepen your understanding. Thanks again and see you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saturday wine school was very informative, great fun and included notes, tastings and lunch in Gonville and Caius College. Mark, the tutor, was so knowledgeable and made the whole experience enlightening. We learnt about the nose (smell) and of course taste. In addition we learnt...More

Thank Caroline J
markanstead, Manager at Cambridgeshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Caroline for your terrific review and I'm so glad you enjoyed the day and found it so valuable. These Saturdays are certainly very popular and although they don't run every week there are dates scheduled more than a year ahead. I hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyable evening, two excellent hosts, very informative and some great wines. I think this is an excellent first step into understanding and enjoying wines in more depth. I have never been so keen to do my home work set ;-) Thank you Terry &...More

Thank Terry H
markanstead, Manager at Cambridgeshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Terry H - I'm so glad you enjoyed our wine tasting evening and that you feel you have understood new things. Keep up the homework!

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chictravel5
3 February 2016|
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Response from markanstead | Property representative |
Hi Chictravel, that's exactly what I offer through Cambridgeshire Wine School. I use a choice between 3 restaurant venues in Cambridge that have private rooms and who won't charge a room hire if the group stays to eat. Or... More
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