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East London Wine School - Day Classes

130-135 Minories, London EC3N 1NU, England
+44 20 7622 2148
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Planet of the Grapes

I signed up for the 4-week Planet of the Grapes course, which took us through many types of wine... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jean H
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Singapore, Singapore
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I will come back!!

It was such a fun experience to be taught by Samantha. Class was interesting and challenging to... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Chai S
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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 experience. We also specialise in corporate and private tastings and team events to suit your own requirements.
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“wine tasting” (44 reviews)
“wset level” (16 reviews)
“wine making” (4 reviews)
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130-135 Minories, London EC3N 1NU, England
City of London
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+44 20 7622 2148
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Jean H
Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Chai S
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

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Went to the Saturday introduction to wine course with a friend as we were both keen to learn a more about wine. It was a brilliant day with a fun group of people and Sam was great; very knowledgeable about wine and was happy to...More

Thank imehic
Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Oh brilliant, I'm so pleased you had a good time, I really enjoyed the day too. It was great to meet you both and hopefully we'll see you again soon, but in the meantime, keep enjoying those wines :-) Take care and have fun! Sam

Reviewed 7 August 2017

East London Wine School has kindly donated a voucher for a charity event I am organising to raise money for MNDA. We really appreciate your support. Thanks again

Thank Nikki345345
Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Nikki, you are more than welcome, a worthy cause. Hope to see the winners on our Introduction to Wine evening soon! Sam

Reviewed 28 March 2017

I highly recommend this wine tasting experience and educational event. A good friend bought it as a gift for myself and my wife. I have been a wine drinker for decades and thought that I knew a bit about wines. Well I did just know...More

Thank NeilKo_43
Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Hi Neil, thank you so much for the wonderful feedback, it really helps us make sure we're hitting the mark and keeps us on track with what our customers like. It was so lovely to meet you and Michele on Saturday, hopefully we'll see you...More

Reviewed 28 February 2017

Really wanted to learn more about wine and that's exactly what happened. Deborah was an excellent combination of expert knowledge and warm, relaxed (but assertive when needed) host. Loved the structure of the day, and the selection of the wines. Two suggestions, one which is...More

Thank Dom K
Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Hi, many thanks for the feedback, all of which we have taken on board and will think about ways to address. We are so pleased you enjoyed the day, it is a marathon wine tasting day, twelve delicious wines from so many different regions! Hopefully...More

Reviewed 23 February 2017

I would highly recommend the evening classes - I've learnt a lot and tasted several delicious wines over the last few weeks. Having dragged friends along with me, they immediately wanted to sign up for the next session!More

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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Hi Liz, we are so pleased you are enjoying our WOW series (world of wine).....it's an amazing programme, covering so many countries and their wines, a lot to taste!!! A few more weeks left with a finale of Champagne and other country's fizz offerings.....of course...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017

We held a wine tasting evening as part of a work event and it was a brilliant night. We learnt about lots of different wines and we had a quiz where the 3 wine educators described the different wines. Would recommend to anyone! Great evening!

Thank amy s
Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hi Amy, we are so pleased you and your team enjoyed the evening, we also had a great time presenting Whose Wine is it Anyway! Many thanks for taking time to complete the review. See you soon, Sam

Reviewed 16 February 2017

A group of us decided to taste some wine as part of a work night out. It was sold as a light hearted interactive event when I booked, but was nothing of the sort. The teacher was very rigid and it felt like we were...More

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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Thank you for the feedback which we have taken on board and will use to change and improve the experience for our guests in the future. Sam

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Brilliant night learnt a lot would definitely recommend this. Fun and informative hoast was very knowledgeable .

Thank cherieandjohn
Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Hi there - thank you so much for your review, we really do appreciate you taking the time and are thrilled you had a fun evening!!! Hope to see you at one of our events again soon. Sam

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