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Sussex Wine School

2 Ship Street | Hotel du Vin, Brighton BN1 1AD, England
+44 1435 884271
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French Wine Scholar and light relief thereafter

Having attended a number of Sussex Wine School courses in the last few years, I recently completed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael_C14390
via mobile
Informative without being boring

We (Hubby and I) were given tickets for Gin Tasting with Sussex Wine School as a gift. Although I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
No1Rottweiler
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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A very warm welcome to Sussex Wine School - an independent wine education company. We run wine tastings and wine courses in Brighton and Tunbridge Wells for people who enjoy wine and would like to learn more about it. No previous wine tasting experience is necessary
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“wine tasting” (11 reviews)
“wine making” (3 reviews)
“wset level” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Ship Street | Hotel du Vin, Brighton BN1 1AD, England
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+44 1435 884271
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having attended a number of Sussex Wine School courses in the last few years, I recently completed the French Wine Scholar course. I can thoroughly recommend this to those who, perhaps having completed other exam courses (eg WSET 3), want to learn as much as...More

Thank Michael_C14390
JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks Michael Glad you enjoyed the French Wine Scholar course. It really is a fantastic course. I'm looking forward to running the Italian Wine Scholar course in the autumn. Jonny

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (Hubby and I) were given tickets for Gin Tasting with Sussex Wine School as a gift. Although I enjoy Gin, like many people I knew very little about it. I was worried that it would all be 'a bit above me' but it wasn't....More

Thank No1Rottweiler
JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Thanks for your great review of the gin tasting. You have prompted me to start the next wave of gin tastings with completely different gins. Jonny

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Thank you Jonny for a fantastic evening, the wine end company was great. This was a great present to receive and we have been recommending the wine school to our friends.

Thank kgrays
JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Hi. Glad you enjoyed the wine and cheese pairing tasting. Thanks for the great review. Jonny

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great evening at the wine tasting. Jonny was very informative but as it's a school rather than a shop there was no hard sell in terms of purchasing wines afterwards. Really good value and the cheese matching was an added bonus. Would...More

Thank Tim M
JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hi Tim Glad you enjoyed the Cheese and wine pairing tasting. Look forward to seeing you soon. Jonny

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Such a fun and interesting evening learning about different wines and the process of making it. Highly recommended

Thank GaryO82UK
JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thanks Gary. Glad you enjoyed the tasting. Jonny

Reviewed 2 March 2017

An informative and great wine tasting experience. I did an 8 week World Wine Tasting and wow i learnt a lot, and tasted a lot of great wines from all over the world. This course is informative but does not overload you with too much...More

Thank Emily H
JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Hi Emily. Really glad you enjoyed the 8 week course. Thanks for the great review. Jonny

Reviewed 21 February 2017

What a top day! informative and fun, Jonathan knows his stuff for sure and great food to boot, well worth the price

Thank melverley2016
JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Hi. Thanks for reviewing the Saturday Introduction to wine course. Glad you enjoyed the day! Jonny

Reviewed 18 December 2016

Bought as a gift for my Dad, which I attended with him. Jonny was very good, excellent knowledge, nice wines, good location. A very enjoyable introduction to wine tasting, lots of interesting information. I will certainly look into another event.

Thank Sandra P
JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Hi Sandra Thanks for your great review. Glad you both enjoyed the evening. Look forward to seeing you again soon in 2017. Jonny

Reviewed 22 November 2016

The course was the WSET level 2 over three days. Jonny is an excellent teacher. There is so much information and so many wines to taste and you are guided through it all very thoroughly. I really enjoyed the whole course; which is both friendly...More

Thank roz879
JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

Hi Roz. Really glad you enjoyed our most recent WSET Level 2 course in Brighton. It was a good group. Great result for you too. Well done. Jonny

Reviewed 14 September 2016

Enjoying the wine tasting course with Jonathan - he really brings learning to life with a comprehensive history of the regions, varietals and winemaking practices. I have attended numerous wine tasting and wine education courses and this is probably the most enjoyable and instructive one...More

Thank Nada-Adele S
JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Hi Nada Glad you have enjoyed the course. Good to see you and Chris on the 4 week France course too. Jonny

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