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Informative and enjoyable evening

The wine centre combined ‘food matching’ and ‘how to read a wine list’ for a fun and informative... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2018
Sydney, Australia
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French Cheese & Wine

We used to go to the Wine Society for hours but currently they are undergoing renovation so we... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
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30 Nov 2018
“Informative and enjoyable evening”
11 Aug 2018
“French Cheese & Wine”
The Sydney Wine Centre is the leading provider of wine appreciation and wine events in Sydney. We host a range of events from fun cheese and wine matching tastings to highly informative and enlightening 4 Week and 1 Day Wine Appreciation courses. So...more
119 Harris Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9572 3500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was given a gift card and was able to attend a two session course on the Introduction to Wine Course and unfortunately I found it to be lacking in substance and was very, very basic. Perhaps I chose the wrong course to attend as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank jc222
Jim S, Manager at Sydney Wine Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi jc222, thank-you for your feedback. Sorry to hear that the course content was not at the level you were after. We will review the information we provide about the course on our website to see if we can make the course level more explicit....More

Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

The wine centre combined ‘food matching’ and ‘how to read a wine list’ for a fun and informative evening. The wines were all top quality and the variety was superb. The food was delicious and the hosts were knowledgeable and made the evening fun. Will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jim S, Owner at Sydney Wine Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

Many thanks for your review, we really appreciate the feedback.

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We used to go to the Wine Society for hours but currently they are undergoing renovation so we tried the Wine Centre. The French cheeses from Simon Johnson were perfectly married to the French wines Le Dauphin & the Charles Arnaud Grandr Reserve Comte.Wines that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is my second return to this establishment and really enjoyed the knowledge and passion that was brought to the table on learning the pros and cons of champagne/sparkling wine. Very informative as we travelled around the world with our glasses allowing our taste buds...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

A fun way to sample and enjoy a wide variety of bubbles. Very informative presentation by Charles Hargrave. Matching cheeses and canapés were superb 😀🍾. Highly recommended for all ages over 18.

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank thatbalmainboy
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Hi Rob, I recently attended your one day wine appreciation course at the Sydney wine centre. I also brought along a group of my friends as a gift to them (you may remember us, from the 27th August!). I attended a course in London a number...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank NH222
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Got this as a birthday present and went with another wine appreciator friend. Really fun and warm atmosphere. Very relaxed. A tour through the wines of Italy - which - admittedly I think Australians do better -- but the vibe of the evening was great....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I've not experienced a more informative wine tasting...both on wine and history! Looking forward to next time! Rob's ability to answer any question was incredible.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Chris C
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My uni student sister saved up her money to purchase me a one day wine appreciation course for my birthday. I was so excited to go but was deeply disappointed! The material was not engaging. The day consisted of sitting around a table while the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Riedel Glassware Masterclass was definitely an eyeopener and very educational. The very point of this educational workshop was to demonstrate the difference the shape, depth and quality of the wine glass can make to the taste of the wine. We had absolutely no idea that...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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