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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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WSET Level 2

Myself and my husband did the Level 2 course with Sam over 3 different Sundays in April. She's a... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Jess W
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London
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This was one of the best and enjoyable wine course I have been on, As they say wine accessible to... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Oona B
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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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130-135 Minories, London EC3N 1NU, England
City of London
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+44 20 7622 2148
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Myself and my husband did the Level 2 course with Sam over 3 different Sundays in April. She's a great teacher and delivers the course really well. It was fun for us to learn a new skill and we are already enjoying shopping for and...More

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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Jess, thank you so much for taking the time to write the review, we really do appreciate it :-) More than that though we are so pleased you enjoyed the course, plus you both passed with Distinction - brilliant, so pleased for you! As you...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This was one of the best and enjoyable wine course I have been on, As they say wine accessible to everyone, all the wine selected you can buy in normal outlets. Friendly cheerful staff and who had great knowledge of the wine world.

Thank Oona B
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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hi Oona, so lovely to meet you this week for Intro to White Wines - what a line up! Many thanks for the review, we're really pleased you had fun! See you soon,

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Amazing course if you love wine and want to learn more about it. I did Level 2 recently with Sam and it's been a brilliant experience! Sam is great and you do learn a lot about tasting wine, how to make wine, different types of...More

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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Hi - thank you so much for taking the time to do the review. We're so please you enjoyed the course and of course you must do level 3 - a Distinction at Level 2 is a fantastic result. Congratulations again and looking forward to...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We did the 8 week wine course - a fun experience, where you get to learn loads about wines, regions and everything related to it - highly recommended!More

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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Hi there - thank you for the review and we're so glad you enjoyed the course! It's an amazing World Tour of Wine, tasting 48 wines in 8 weeks, from so many different countries - hopefully you found something new and different to enjoy. We'll...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 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

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Samantha A, Owner at East London Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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
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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

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