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Address: Crescent Road | Hotel du Vin, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1RZ, England
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A very warm welcome to Sussex Wine School - an independent wine education...

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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Gin Tasting,

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... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
731clarel
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Ticehurst, United Kingdom
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Ticehurst, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 a great drink. Go if you can.

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JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this review

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. More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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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!!!)

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Thank Lance S
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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 I will be more knowledgeable when faced with the wine list both on grapes and... More 

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JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this review

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 More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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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 biscuits! Our presenter was clearly an expert, very friendly and understanding of the 'beginners' there!

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JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this review

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

Kent
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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 choose. We are not beginner wine tasters but welcomed the detailed background given about how... More 

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JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this review

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

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

We have been to a number of tastings and they have always been very friendly and most informative. We have every intention of attending many more times. All of our family have also been to one or more of the tastings and like us have found them most enjoyable.

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JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for your positive review. It really helps people get a feel for what to expect at a Sussex Wine School tasting. See you soon. All the best, Jonny More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Some friends of ours told us about this wine tasting course they'd signed up to and we joined them. We're doing the 8 week course which covers different regions each evening from old world and new world. We've had six lessons so far and it's been really enjoyable learning not only how to taste and analyse wine but also about... More 

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JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this review

Hi Ian. Really glad you are enjoying the 8 week course in Tunbridge Wells with Victoria. Thanks for the review. More 

Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We went along to the Italian Wines Tasting. It was very informative, relaxed, great wines and nibbles too!

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Reviewed 22 April 2016

We attended the Spanish Wine and Tapas evening at the Hotel du Vin hotel in Tunbridge Wells recently and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We were very impressed with Jonny's knowledge and presenting skills as he guided us through 7 different wines and sherries from Spain together with tapas snacks that complemented each wine. We had a lot of fun and... More 

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JonnyGibson, Owner at Sussex Wine School, responded to this review

Hi Chris Thanks for your review. We have more food and wine themed evenings coming up this month and in December. Hope to see you soon. Jonny More 

London
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

Our first introduction to wine evening, bought as a gift to eachother...we just loved it. Jonny ran a relaxed, fun and very informative evening. Needless to say the wines were absolutely delicious, all accompanied by nibbles that complimented the wine. We found it very interesting, and learned alot even in a few hours. Can't wait to come back for more.

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