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“very informative and enjoyable experience”

Cambridgeshire Wine School
Ranked #1 of 145 things to do in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Fun and informative wine tastings. For Saturdays and evening tastings, see dates and times on our website (Run a Google search to find us). We also offer private parties (birthdays, hen nights, staff socials, team building) and for an ideal present - Wine Tasting gift vouchers!
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We had a really enjoyable experience at the Cambridge wine school. The experience is easy to book online, Mark is very organised and there are lots of information in how to find the venues. Our wine experience was in the Gonville and Caius college founded in 1348, the surroundings make the day extra special, the room was set out on arrival and Mark was very warm and welcoming. Marks presentation is very interesting, informative and the day and the wine flows lovely. The 2 course lunch provided by the college was delicious. The short tour of the college and the sabrage demonstration after lunch is very interesting. It is great to meet other people on the course and share your love of wine. A really lovely day for yourselves or gift for someone special I would certainly recommend it.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Cheryl M
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

What a marvellous afternoon in Gonville & Cauis College learning about 'New World vs Old World'.
Mark has an encyclopaedic knowledge of wine and an exceptional gift of being able to communicate the knowledge to the room. His ability to adapt to the varying levels of experience in the room was also a great advantage- no question goes unanswered.
Additionally, the beautiful setting, a room full of like-minded people and a rather delicious lunch to boot made for an all-round memorable experience.
I would recommend it without hesitation, and I'm already planning my next course.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank CiaraM287
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Had a really enjoyable day as a Christmas present. A great mix of friendly, informative fun in stunning surroundings. Thoroughly recommended - not just for wine buffs but anyone who enjoys a tipple and wants to learn a bit more.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Our visit to Gonville &Caius College in Cambridge today was fabulous.This beautiful setting steeped in history and exquisite architecture was the background to a dynamic and informative wine tasting.Mark has an incredible knowledge of wines worldwide and an extremely discerning palate.The whole session was very enjoyable and we were also provided with a delicious lunch.Our gift voucher was an inspired Christmas present from the family.A truly great experience.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Ceri J
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

I expected wine tasting with the option to buy wine, but this was different! It was a really interesting few hours learning in a fun memorable way about different wines and effects of the wines on the tastes of food (here cheese in particular) and vice versa - without having a hangover later on, but 6 nice wines to taste. Go with a friend and maybe don't expect the too much of 'Royal' Cambridge Hotel, although it is perfectly fine. Definitely worth the money!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Daniela S
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