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The Wine School has regular wine courses on weekday evenings and at weekends, based at Blackfriars in Newcastle
Friars Street | Above Blackfriars Restaurant, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XB, England
+44 7879 779390
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Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

We went as part of a birthday present, we were worried it would be very stuffy and highbrow but actually it was quite relaxed! As total beginners when it comes to tasting wine properly it was very educational and made a lot of sense. More...More

4  Thank Hutchangelo
Reviewed 17 January 2014

An evening course introduction to wine tasting is very enjoyable. Friendly staff warm well laid out room,plenty of wines to taste and investigate.excellent way to spend a couple of hours.

Date of experience: January 2014
2  Thank Geoff G
Reviewed 12 September 2012

I booked an evening course for my friend and I. Although I wouldn't say its for everyone (my friend didn't enjoy it as much as I did) I would recomend this if you have a general interest in wine. The room it was held in...More

2  Thank kitty_purrry_666
Reviewed 25 March 2012

It's a great way to spend an evening ay the wine school the staff are so friendly, and it truly is a unique experience. I would recommend it to anyone whether it be with friends or a romantic evening.

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 10 March 2012

I would definitely recommend the Introduction to Wine Tasting evening to anybody who wants to learn a bit about the different wines out there. We got to try six different wines (3 white, 3 red) and learnt a lot about the region they were from...More

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank NTCB
Reviewed 18 December 2011

We have been here twice now. The first visit we made in May was as a result of receiving a gift voucher for an introductory wine tasting evening. The class is held in an old converted barn adjacent to Blackfriars restaurant. There were about 20...More

Date of experience: August 2011
2  Thank Bollinger_Babe
Reviewed 29 November 2011

Really enjoyed the evening's wine tasting. I certainly feel I know more about Napa Valley now and got to taste a great range of wines from the area. It's a fun way to spend an evening with old and new friends. Highly recommend it!

Date of experience: November 2011
Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 22 November 2011

This wine school first opened in 2000 and my husband and I went to the very first class - and we have been going ever since! Chris is a wonderfully enthusiastic and knowledgable teacher without being in the least bit stuffy or boring. He has...More

1  Thank RebeccaHi
Reviewed 21 November 2011

good value for money wine course. We took an introductory course and enjoyed it although some of the wines werent quite to our liking. Would definately do another course but would choose wisely next time

Date of experience: January 2011
Thank charlotte c
Reviewed 21 November 2011

Simon Woods who gave the presentation was very informative and his delivery was excellent , the power point unusually good I have to say . This was a great opportunity to taste some very expensive wines at a very modest cost , and I for...More

Date of experience: November 2011
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