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Address: Friars Street | Above Blackfriars Restaurant, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XB, England
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The Wine School has regular wine courses on weekday evenings and at...

The Wine School has regular wine courses on weekday evenings and at weekends, based at Blackfriars in Newcastle

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Great fun way to learn about wine

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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 learn about wine and taste wine in a relaxed atmosphere. Will definitely be doing another... More 

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1 Thank Gillianlawson01
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 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 easy to interact with and the whole session was excellent. The wines were of a... More 

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3 Thank Gerry K
York, United Kingdom
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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 is a programme for everybody without the snobbery which can sometimes be attached to wine... More 

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3 Thank tony1549
Darlington, United Kingdom
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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 chose and the experience was fantastic. My wife doesn't drink red wine but the event... More 

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2 Thank CarlandClaire_13
northumberland
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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 group of 12 and we all enjoyed our day!! 🍸🍸

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3 Thank holiday032
newcastle
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

We really enjoyed the evening! There was a really nice atmosphere due to good hosting by Alex. We have been to several wine tastings before but think we've learnt the most from this one! There was a really nice range of wines of good quality, and the accompanying foods were very enjoyable too! Good explanations which we can use in... More 

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4 Thank Ed L
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

What a great experience! This was an anniversary present for us, and a memorable one. We were served champagne, followed by six different wines, with food tasters ranging from salmon starter, pork, ham terrine, to roast beef and finally sticky toffee pudding. Each wine was described by an excellent tutor Mark, and tasted before and then with the food. We... More 

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4 Thank MMW60
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Just been to the Saturday course including the lunch at Blackfriars. It was lovely. Discovered plenty of good wines. We tasted a champagne, 5 white wines and 6 red wines! Really good info was given by Louise. I would definitely recommend this course for any wine lover or beginner!

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4 Thank Fanny F
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

I started my wine journey from Newcastle Wine School since two years ago. Now, i have had professional wine tasting certificates, as well as a wine job at Newcastle. Thanks for every helps from here, which always encourages me to make progress on my wine journey.

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3 Thank Lian Z
Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

Went with my boyfriend for French and New World wines, both times had a great time! There was plenty of wine, a lot of interesting information and a very relaxed atmosphere. Will be coming again!

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