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Brilliant evening

Went here on friday for an evening of food and wine paring and it was amazing . Seven wines to try... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Brilliant evening

A group of us attended a session as part of a 50th birthday celebration and we all loved the... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Armadale, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Went here on friday for an evening of food and wine paring and it was amazing . Seven wines to try and there was plenty to go round matched with duck , smoked salmon, venison salami, blue cheese, vintage cheddar , crab and ice cream...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

A group of us attended a session as part of a 50th birthday celebration and we all loved the experience. We all like wines socially but didn’t perhaps appreciate the difference pairing different wines to food can make. Justin was brilliant in taking us through...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Got this as a Christmas gift from the parents. An introduction to wine tasting was fab highly recommend and will be back again. Our host was knowledgeable and very good with my lack of knowledge. Opened my eyes to trying different wines. Fantastic location for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This was incredible. One was exposed to such a variety of Scottish cheese that I had not tried before and the effect they had on different wines was mind blowing. Justin is really interesting giving us 7 different wines to taste and for each one...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lorna A
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Justin was brilliant, had a really informative, fun and interesting evening tasting 7 different wines, great value too. Not stuffy like other tastings have been, go for it, it's fun and educational

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank lorna p
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I have completed level 2, I don't have the mark as yet but that will not cloud my review! Course was well structured and Justin delivers the course in a fun, informative and realistic way. I have recommended the course to my colleagues and really...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Tara and Eve F
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

I though I knew a thing or two about the various wines of the world but clearly I was mistaken . Who would have thought there was so much to learn. An informal class lasting 5 hours , inclusive of a nice lunch within the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank kevcole
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Justin was amazing learned loads and had the best time. Great value for money..the quiz made it fun as we are all competitive do this if you can you won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

I took my dad here for a Fathers day gift, we both absolutely loved it! The knowledge and passion for wines is clear and so interesting to listen to! I would highly recommend a wine tasting with the Lothian Wine School. I'm looking forward to...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank StephTaylor28
Justin M, Owner at Lothian Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2015

Hi StephTaylor28, Thanks so much for reviewing our wine tasting evening, we really appreciate people taking the time to do it and it's lovely to get such positive feedback! Looking forward to seeing you back again soon. Justin

Reviewed 16 August 2015

Received vouchers for Lothian Wine School as a Christmas present and used them for the "off the beaten track" event as part of the Edinburgh fringe. Really enjoyed it. Justin was really excellent, very knowledgeable and enthusiastic, encouraging and engaging with the audience and not...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank walkmanFife
Justin M, Owner at Lothian Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2015

walkmanfife! What a lovely review! Thanks so much for taking the time to write and I'm particularly glad you enjoyed this tasting so much as it's one of my favourite events of the whole year! No buffers in blazers at the Lothian Wine School, we...More

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