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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 for people who enjoy wine and would like to learn more about it. No previous wine tasting experience is necessary
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2 Ship Street | Hotel du Vin, Brighton BN1 1AD, England
The Hotel du Vin is the ideal place to hold the wine tasting. The hotel is easy to find, just on the sea front. Our tutor Johnny was very good. He pitched the day at two novice wine drinkers and was more than happy to...More
While the choice of proseccos was excellent, the great and appropriate setting of the Hotel du Vin, Brighton ever conducive and the organisation of Sussex Wine School very good, I was disappointed by the Prosecco night and this was due to the trainer who they...More
Date of experience: May 2018
JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018
I know you enjoy our regular evening tastings so I'm sorry that this evening did not work for you. I take your comments on board re guest speakers and will consider this carefully in the future. Look forward to seeing you soon. Jonny
We had a fantastic evening, enjoying a vertical tasting of Chateau Musar. Ihave thoroughly enjoyed every SWS event I've be been to - Johnny is an amazing and informative teacher! Can't wait to go again!
Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Charlie L
JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018
Glad you enjoyed it. We’ll be running another vertical tasting soon. I’m thinking a well know Rioja estate.
I attended a fine wine evening on Barolo and Barbaresco in Tunbridge Wells, which was both enjoyable and informative. We got to taste 8 wines in total, a surprise additional wine - a white made from favorita grapes as an “aperitif” during the start of...More
Johnny was very clear and explained in great detail the types and tastes of wines , how to be able to read the labels , to know what you were buying and what areas they came from .
He never tried to sell any wines...More
Date of experience: November 2017
JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017
HI Steve - thanks for the lovely review. Glad you enjoyed it. Jonny
I organised a group of 35 to go gin tasting with Sussex Wine School last week - the afternoon was hosted by Hotel Du Vin in Brighton. Jonny was very helpful over the phone when organising and was very accommodating with my requests!
A very civilised and pleasant evening spent sampling 5 different gins and attempting to determine the component flavours, combined with being given interesting information about the history of gin. Nibbles are just nuts. Definitely a fun and enjoyable thing to do if you like a...More