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A great experience.

Nick from the Oxford Cheltenham Wine school is a wonderful teacher and kept everyone enthralled... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jordan F
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Champagne & Sparkling Wine Tasting

I treated my husband and I to a recent Champagne and sparkling wine tasting with the Oxford... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Bringing the enjoyment of learning about wine to Oxford and Cheltenham, in relaxed, informal surroundings. No wine tasting experience necessary, just a love of wine and a desire to learn more! Come to a tasting by yourself or with others, good way...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nick from the Oxford Cheltenham Wine school is a wonderful teacher and kept everyone enthralled from the start of the course to the last minute. The classes were interesting, well-structured, and informative. I would recommend this course and especially Nick's Classes to everyone.More

Thank Jordan F
Nick G, Owner at Oxford Chelt Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Jordan Many thanks for your kind review of the recent WSET Level 2 course in Cheltenham; you were a lovely group and I look forward to seeing you at the Grape Escape for a glass and a certificate photo later this month. Best wishes...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I treated my husband and I to a recent Champagne and sparkling wine tasting with the Oxford & Cheltenham Wine School and we both thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Nick was very knowledgeable and made the subject really interesting but he also set the class at just...More

Thank Aimzie84
Nick G, Owner at Oxford Chelt Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi A Very kind of you to leave a review, much appreciated, and I'm delighted you enjoyed the evening. I love seeing how well a top English wine such as Nyetimber fares in a blind tasting with a good NV Champagne! Do come and try...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time at this blind wine tasting session hosted by the Oxford Cheltenham Wine School. I was looking for an activity for my sister’s hen do in Cheltenham and came across this randomly through a google search. The minute I got in...More

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Nick G, Owner at Oxford Chelt Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much, H, for taking the time to leave a review. Pleased you enjoyed it and your sister did a great job sabreing the bottle of fizz at the end! If you find yourselves back in Cheltenham or Oxford, come and try another...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fantastic course and I would thoroughly recommend it to anyone whose interested in expanding their knowledge of wines, grape varieties, and regions of the world. Nick was an excellent tutor, very experienced in wine tasting. His insights and knowledge covering all aspects...More

Thank Mark T
Nick G, Owner at Oxford Chelt Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mark Many thanks for your kind comments - delighted you enjoyed the course so much and thank you for taking the time to write a review. Look forward to seeing you again on some other tastings Best wishes Nick

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently booked a blind tasting experience with the Oxford Chelt Wine School for my friend's hen do with a group of 12, having found the company through a Google search (note - you are not 'blind' in this experience but the bottles are covered)....More

Thank elenclare
Nick G, Owner at Oxford Chelt Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Elen Thank you so much for taking the time to review the tasting and for your kind comments - it was a great evening and I'm pleased you enjoyed it! Should you plan another trip to the Cotswolds, would be pleased to host another...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Nick is a fantastic tutor and exudes so much enthusiasm in wines during the class. Most importantly, the class is well-paced and you will be well prepared to pass the exam at the end. Highly recommended!More

Thank Steve X
Nick G, Owner at Oxford Chelt Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thanks, Steve, for taking the time to review the latest 3 day WSET Level 2 course we held in Oxford; it is much appreciated! Your comments are very kind - your input was also terrific and I am delighted you passed so well. We should...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is an expert but not stuffy school that meets in intriguing venues and is really informative, interesting, and informal. I strongly recommend.

Thank Graham M
Nick G, Owner at Oxford Chelt Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you Graham for taking the time to review us; we pride ourselves in not being elitist, while maintaining strong professional standards. Thanks again Nick

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Our host Laurence was great, very knowledgeable, friendly and paced the evening perfectly. Our group of seven really enjoyed it, and would definitely recommend.More

Thank Lara J
Nick G, Owner at Oxford Chelt Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Hi Lara Thank you so much for reviewing the tasting hosted by Laurence - delighted you enjoyed it! Do come and try some of our other events either in Cheltenham or in Oxford, such as our Saturday wine tasting days which include lunch and Champagne....More

Reviewed 5 June 2018

Nick delivered a marvellous wine-tasting experience to the Gloucestershire Cambridge Society. As participants, we brought great enthusiasm but limited expertise to the event, and he ensured that he pitched everything in such a way that kept us stimulated and involved throughout. We had a really...More

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Nick G, Owner at Oxford Chelt Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

A big thank you, D443, for taking the time to review this private tasting for your society - am so pleased that it went down so well. This was a blind tasting event and it was great to see how much discussion and hilarity was...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018

I don't really understand why this is receving such positive reviews. My experience (I attended a single evening tasting session in Oxford) was quite negative. It was more of a plodding seminar than an sophisticated wine tasting event, with the speaker dully presenting a long...More

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Nick G, Owner at Oxford Chelt Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Am not sure which event you joined so can't comment on the first part of the review, but for the avoidance of doubt, our wines typically cost anything between £6 and £20 (this range goes higher on fizz and port tastings) which means they are...More

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Ellen321123
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Response from Nick G | Property representative |
Hi, the evening sessions take around 2 hours, so end at about 9pm. If you have any other Qs, please ask. Best wishes Nick
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