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Address: No.1 Bank End, London SE1 9BU, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7940 8300
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12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu - Fri 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Wine tasting
Description: Welcome to Vinopolis, a wine tasting experience tucked away within...
Welcome to Vinopolis, a wine tasting experience tucked away within beautiful Victorian railway arches, a stone's throw from Borough Market... With eight tasting and education zones and more than 100 wines, spirits and Champagne to taste, you are sure to find something you love at Vinopolis. Do you like crisp and dry wines or prefer more powerful and robust flavours? Chat to our experts and find out more about your own individual taste profile on our interactive machines, sampling at your leisure! Before or after the wine experience, feel free to stop by one of our five onsite bars and restaurants for a bite to eat, or visit Laithwaite's wine shop and the Whisky Exchange to pick up a bottle of your favourite find. Did you know? Vinopolis also has eight fantastic event spaces that can be hired for corporate or private use.
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Wonderful experience for Wine Lovers.

They whole experience were fantastic, selection of wines are diverse too. But just felt that the place isn't as big as I thought and topics aren't well covered. Really hope to see... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

What a lovely way to spend a couple of hours, learning about and tasting the different wines from around the world! Staff were very knowledgeable and friendly and you were left to go at your own pace after the initial tour. Well worth a visit if you like vino!

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Singapore, Singapore
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

They whole experience were fantastic, selection of wines are diverse too. But just felt that the place isn't as big as I thought and topics aren't well covered. Really hope to see more. It is a pity that I heard they will be closing down at the end of this year. So for simple wine experience on London, do dropby... More 

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England
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I bought the Quintessential experience for my boyfriend as a Christmas present. He didn't really know which wines he liked so it was always a bit hit and miss, so I thought this would be a fun and worthwhile experience. It starts with a 15 minute introduction about how to taste the wine - it's just the right amount of... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon at Vinopolis and sampled lots of wines that we would never do so, so this was an eye opener. They had a good variety of wines on offer and we enjoyed the wine tasting lecture at the beginning. You are able to buy more tokens should you wish and also sample champagnes... More 

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VinopolisLondon, Marketing Team at Vinopolis, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting some feedback. It’s great to hear you enjoyed our wide selection of wines from all over the world! Signing up for the tasting notes is a fantastic way to keep track of the wines you sampled – also giving you the means to remember what styles and grape varieties you like. After all, the Wine Experience... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Arrived and was greeted by friendly staff Your guide teaches you how to taste wine properly and then you walk freely around the building. Did not what to expect as this was a present to myself and my husband. Very pleasantly surprised We stayed for nearl 2 hours tasting some lovely wines. If you are like us we tried av... More 

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VinopolisLondon, Marketing Team at Vinopolis, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We’re pleased to know you found the 15 minute ‘How to Taste Wine’ introduction helpful and educational! Our knowledgeable hosts are always there to help you as you make your way around the Wine Experience, answering any questions involving the world of wine. We have some great dining options on-site at Vinopolis. Next time, why... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We went for a beer and wine tasting experience. What a fabulous time we had. Tasted lots of different and delicious wines, even from Turkey and Georgia. We then went to taste beers from the Meantime brewery at Greenwich, and some delicious food. This is well worth a visit to enjoy the tasting.

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VinopolisLondon, Marketing Team at Vinopolis, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our Wine Experience, including the wines from Turkey and Georgia. If you fancy returning to Vinopolis for a wine tasting masterclass, make sure you take a look at our website. We still have spaces for various sessions such as May’s Sauvignon Blanc masterclass or perhaps you’d enjoy... More 

Ely, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
22 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I came to Vinopolis about 10 years or so ago. It was brilliant. The layout was great, you made your way around the world finding out the history of wine on the different continents, and sampling their fares. You had someone pouring for you that you could converse with, and ask about the different wines. Then just when you felt... More 

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VinopolisLondon, Marketing Team at Vinopolis, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting your review. We are sorry you felt the introductory session about “How to Taste Wine” was a bit rushed and we have passed on your comments to our Wine Experience team. We are also disappointed to hear you found the layout of the tasting areas confusing. The whole Experience is divided into 8 Educational and Tasting... More 

Pai
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A winery offering tasting experiences. You can choose the cost of your vouchers which you then redeem against the wines. You explore the museum and move around different continents around the world gaining a better insight in to wines and regions you might enjoy wines from. There are premium additions - champagne and Absinthe for example. Thy have modernised the... More 

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VinopolisLondon, Marketing Team at Vinopolis, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It appears that you really responded to the Wine Experience and its’ aim to educate and inspire people about the world of wine throughout our eight Tasting Zones. All our wines and spirits are kept in Enomatic machines to ensure they stay fresh and are served at their optimum temperature. This also means our hosts... More 

Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We had booked a Quintessential visit to Vinopolis on Saturday evening which came with a one hour wine class followed by lots of credits to taste wine and a 3 course meal. Simon, from Provence in France, greeted us warmly and took us into the tasting area where he introduced us to 6 different wines. He was extremely knowledgeable and... More 

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VinopolisLondon, Marketing Team at Vinopolis, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely response with regards to one of our hosts. We will make sure this is passed on to the Wine Experience Team. We’re glad to hear that you managed to explore your own taste profile, which is what the Wine Experience is all about! If you tend to opt for youthful, fruity, unoaked wines perhaps you... More 

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201 reviews 201 reviews
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139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I don’t normally drink wine but I went along to a special Lindt Excellence wine tasting event and I was very surprised. I really enjoyed the night. We sat down at a table along with some other people (there was about 6 tables in the room) and the wine man talked us through how Lindt chocolate came about and produced... More 

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VinopolisLondon, Marketing Team at Vinopolis, responded to this review

We are really pleased to hear you enjoyed our new Lindt wine and chocolate masterclass! It’s incredible how certain wines really enhance particular chocolate flavours. Our Lindt Wine Tasting experience takes place every last Thursday of the month, however we also have other exciting wine tasting sessions coming up. It’s definitely worth keeping an eye on our website’s masterclass and... More 

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