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Newcastle Wine School

Friars Street | Above Blackfriars Restaurant, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XB, England
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Fantastic Experience

This is a excellent experience and one anyone should try who even has as an ounce of love for the... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Durham B
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Brilliant

We went to the New World wines course: Australia and New Zealand. We were hoping for a load of... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
PazNorms
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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The Wine School has regular wine courses on weekday evenings and at weekends, based at Blackfriars in Newcastle
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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Friars Street | Above Blackfriars Restaurant, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XB, England
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This is a excellent experience and one anyone should try who even has as an ounce of love for the Vino. The hostess (who I believe was called Louise) was an excellent and knowledgeable presenter who clearly knows her subject with passion and articulated this...More

Thank Durham B
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We went to the New World wines course: Australia and New Zealand. We were hoping for a load of Marlborough wines which we didn’t get but the opening pitch was that we weren’t there to stick to what we know, but to try new things...More

3  Thank PazNorms
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We arranged this as a surprise for our friends who were celebrating their Ruby wedding anniversary. We enjoyed a Saturday with like minded people. Louise our wine tasting guide was brilliant, both informative and entertaining. We had a lovely lunch and learnt a lot about...More

3  Thank KWDEW
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The 2nd time I have been here, bought for me as a birthday present (which is an excellent birthday idea) and really enjoyed the evening. This was the French wine evening hosted by Alex, a mix of 7 wines to taste, don't take the car!!!!....More

6  Thank Steve S
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

My wife and I decided to give this a try as we like wine but have a limited knowledge. I had done a few corporate-sponsored wine tasting events recently and wanted to do this in a relaxed setting with a good lunch included. Look no...More

3  Thank KB_the_truth
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

My wife and I attended the introduction to wine class and it was such a good night out. The other people on the course were friendly and everyone seemed to enjoy the night. Alex was a great tutor/host and it was a great way to...More

6  Thank Gillianlawson01
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

I was given this experience as a Christmas present from my daughter, and as I'd never been wine tasting was alittle unsure of what to expect. It was a really relaxed, enjoyable evening, Alex the host,was very informative,and had a very approachable manner, he was...More

7  Thank Gerry K
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

I have now completed two weeks of the eight week course. I have found Alex an excellent facilitator with a relaxed, but informative, delivery style. The wines selected are interesting and contrasting and I have found the whole experience very good value for money. This...More

5  Thank tony1549
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife and I attended the Saturday Lunch event at Black Friars restaurant and we were joined by 8 other couples. The tutor/host was Louise and she had a very nice approach to wine tasting. We got to taste wines that we would not normally...More

4  Thank CarlandClaire_13
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I bought a wine tasting voucher for my husband's birthday and we attended the Saturday session 11am until 4.00pm with lunch. Our tutor was Louise and she was extremely knowledgable and friendly and more than willing to answer any questions. We had a nice friendly...More

5  Thank holiday032
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