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WSET Level 2 Course - brilliant

I took the Level 2 Wine & Spirits Educational Trust course, tutored by Victoria, at the Hotel du... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jimandleisa
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Excellent Tuesday evenings

Attended the recent Old v New world wine course run by the very knowledgable Victoria. Excellent... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
johnmJ3626BC
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Battle, United Kingdom
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A very warm welcome to Kent Wine School - an independent wine education company. We run wine tastings and wine courses in Tunbridge Wells for people who enjoy wine and would like to learn more about it. No previous wine tasting experience is...more
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Crescent Road | Hotel du Vin, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1RZ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took the Level 2 Wine & Spirits Educational Trust course, tutored by Victoria, at the Hotel du Vin - 3 consecutive Wednesdays. A really enjoyable experience; great to turn my love of wine into a qualification and systematise my knowledge, previously largely based on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JonnyGibson, Owner at Kent Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Leisa for the great review. I am glad you enjoyed the course.

Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Attended the recent Old v New world wine course run by the very knowledgable Victoria. Excellent tutoring comparing wines from around the world with those of France. Learnt some new things and sparked an interest for further study. Highly recommended short course, would also recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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JonnyGibson, Owner at Kent Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

HI John Thanks for your positive review. It is a great comparison course. See you soon, Jonny

Reviewed 28 November 2018

4 Tuesday evenings well spent comparing Old and New world wines with a great group of people and the extremely knowledgeable Victoria. Plenty learnt and some different wine choices will ensue with my new knowledge. I'll be booking more in next year.

Date of experience: November 2018
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JonnyGibson, Owner at Kent Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Hi Anna Thanks for the great review.

Reviewed 27 November 2018

I went with a friend to a gin tasting run by Kent Wine School- absolutely great evening! Victoria is very knowledgeable about her subject and it was interesting top learn some facts as well as sampling 6 very generous servings of different gins, hic! I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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JonnyGibson, Owner at Kent Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Thank you for the great review. I will pass this on to Victoria. See you soon.

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We went to a Spanish wines and tapas evening at Hotel du Vin - it was absolutely brilliant - learnt so much about various different wines matched perfectly with the tapas. Victoria was a mine of information so we couldn’t have had a better tutor....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JonnyGibson, Owner at Kent Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Thanks for your review Jenny. Glad you enjoyed the tasting. Jonny

Reviewed 31 March 2017

The Gin tasting evening was great fun. Good mix of people, very well presented, beautiful setting, and of the course the Gin!. I had no idea they could all taste so different. The evening has really informative and has most definitely enhanced my pleasure in...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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JonnyGibson, Owner at Kent Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Thanks for the great review of the Gin tasting you attended. Gin is a fascinating drink and there are so many different ones to try. Look forward to seeing you at another tasting soon.

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Very relaxed evening with host Johnny...will try the Whiskey event. Informative in elegant setting. (I'd love to know the future of the 6 half bottles of fine Gins that returned to Sussex! I think I can guess!!!)

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I wanted to move away from the usual wines I drink and try something different. The eight week wine course with Victoria was brilliant. I am now much more adventurous and have some new favourites and I feel that when I go to a restaurant...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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JonnyGibson, Owner at Kent Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Hi Suzy Thanks for your review. I will pass on your kind words to Victoria. Hope you enjoy the Gin Tasting and English Wines tasting. Best wishes, Jonny

Reviewed 21 February 2017

Very pleasant evening. Lots of interesting information about wine and wine growing areas. Helpful guidance on how to look at, smell and taste wine. Six wines to taste - general cross section - great for a novice like myself. Comfortable venue and lovely cheese and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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JonnyGibson, Owner at Kent Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Hi. Thanks for the great review. We try to aim our tastings at beginners and enthusiasts alike. Look forward to seeing you soon. Jonny

Reviewed 21 February 2017

My husband and I recently attended the 8 week wine tasting course. This is aimed at beginners and focusses each week on different a different country. We went to this to see if we could move away from the wines and regions which we always...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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JonnyGibson, Owner at Kent Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Hi. Thanks for your great and informative review. I will pass on your positive comments to Victoria. See you soon. Jonny

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