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WSET level 3

Lovely team that helped me through my level 3 - thank you all! Special thanks to Sam and Mel. Would... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
265hannahp
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Orpington, United Kingdom
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Sam is a star, great tasting at our office!

Our experience with the East London wine school was unforgettable. The tasting was great. Very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
alexandra_feeley
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New York City, New York
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We are an independent Wine School offering tastings and courses for all levels, located in the heart of the City of London. Our style is informal, unstuffy and relaxed, and our customers learn while enjoying themselves and having a good social...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely team that helped me through my level 3 - thank you all! Special thanks to Sam and Mel. Would recommend.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Oh - thank you so much for taking the time to do a review. Massive congratulations on your results, a real achievement, all your hard work paid off, Level 3 isn't easy but you nailed it with bells on!!! Well done - we're so pleased...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience with the East London wine school was unforgettable. The tasting was great. Very casual but informative and so many fun facts and things we didn't know, even after being to tastings in the past. With a group of 26 people, Sam was very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Brilliant - thank you for taking the time to doing the review and so pleased you all enjoyed the event - it was a lot of fun, a great group of people you have in the team :-) See you soon,

Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

This was the Christmas outing for my U3A wine appreciation group and what a huge success it was! The star was of course our hugely knowledgeable and entertaining tutor, Tim Haslam. He was an absolute mine of great information not just in the six red...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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East London W, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Wow, thank you so much for taking the time to write the review and we're so pleased you enjoyed the event with Tim. He really is passionate about his wines and we're lucky to have him hosting at East London Wine School :-) Have a...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is one of the most interesting and enjoyable courses I’ve ever done (not just because we got to taste wine all day, either!). Great course, great delivery and I absolutely recommend it to anyone who enjoys wine and wants to learn more. I am...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

Hey Gareth - thank you so much for the review - really pleased you guys enjoyed the course. Isn't it exciting to choose wines with a little bit more knowledge and discovering more wines that you like. I'm still hunting down that Gamay - thank...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018

Myself and my husband did the Level 2 course with Sam over 3 different Sundays in April. She's a great teacher and delivers the course really well. It was fun for us to learn a new skill and we are already enjoying shopping for and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Jess, thank you so much for taking the time to write the review, we really do appreciate it :-) More than that though we are so pleased you enjoyed the course, plus you both passed with Distinction - brilliant, so pleased for you! As you...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018

This was one of the best and enjoyable wine course I have been on, As they say wine accessible to everyone, all the wine selected you can buy in normal outlets. Friendly cheerful staff and who had great knowledge of the wine world.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hi Oona, so lovely to meet you this week for Intro to White Wines - what a line up! Many thanks for the review, we're really pleased you had fun! See you soon,

Reviewed 16 November 2017

Amazing course if you love wine and want to learn more about it. I did Level 2 recently with Sam and it's been a brilliant experience! Sam is great and you do learn a lot about tasting wine, how to make wine, different types of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Hi - thank you so much for taking the time to do the review. We're so please you enjoyed the course and of course you must do level 3 - a Distinction at Level 2 is a fantastic result. Congratulations again and looking forward to...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017

We did the 8 week wine course - a fun experience, where you get to learn loads about wines, regions and everything related to it - highly recommended!More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Hi there - thank you for the review and we're so glad you enjoyed the course! It's an amazing World Tour of Wine, tasting 48 wines in 8 weeks, from so many different countries - hopefully you found something new and different to enjoy. We'll...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I signed up for the 4-week Planet of the Grapes course, which took us through many types of wine, both red and white. Sam was a fun and knowledgable facilitator who was more than happy to share information and her love for wine. I got...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Jean, many thanks for your review and so pleased you enjoyed our Planet of the Grapes 4 week tour. We missed you at the last evening - and you missed an amazing Pinot Gris from NZ! Hopefully you're all better now and trying some lovely...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

It was such a fun experience to be taught by Samantha. Class was interesting and challenging to actually learn how to taste wine in a efficient way. Besides , wine pairing was fun too. Overall, if you have time, please do register and try it...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review, the WSET courses can be challenging but hopefully we make then interesting and fun too! Hopefully we will see you soon when you're back in the UK. Take care in KL! Sam

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