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Address: Friars Street | Above Blackfriars Restaurant, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XB, England
Phone Number: 447879779390
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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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A fantastic start of my wine journey

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2015
Lian Z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 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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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 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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Thank Marinanei
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Friendly and welcoming. Could not have asked for a more user friendly guide to the World of Wine, very approachable staff and an extremely relaxed learning atmosphere. Can't wait to return for more!!!!!!

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Thank HollinsideHouse
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

We went as part of a birthday present, we were worried it would be very stuffy and highbrow but actually it was quite relaxed! As total beginners when it comes to tasting wine properly it was very educational and made a lot of sense. More than enough wine to go round. Definitely worth taking part if you enjoy your wine... More 

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1 Thank Hutchangelo
North east
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

An evening course introduction to wine tasting is very enjoyable. Friendly staff warm well laid out room,plenty of wines to taste and investigate.excellent way to spend a couple of hours.

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Thank Geoff G
Consett, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

I booked an evening course for my friend and I. Although I wouldn't say its for everyone (my friend didn't enjoy it as much as I did) I would recomend this if you have a general interest in wine. The room it was held in wasn't inspiring at all and there were technical errors at the start which deleyed things.... More 

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Thank Kitty K
Newcastle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

It's a great way to spend an evening ay the wine school the staff are so friendly, and it truly is a unique experience. I would recommend it to anyone whether it be with friends or a romantic evening.

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Thank Lisa M
Newcastle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

I would definitely recommend the Introduction to Wine Tasting evening to anybody who wants to learn a bit about the different wines out there. We got to try six different wines (3 white, 3 red) and learnt a lot about the region they were from as well as how to taste them properly. The course was definitely value for money... More 

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Thank NTCB
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

We have been here twice now. The first visit we made in May was as a result of receiving a gift voucher for an introductory wine tasting evening. The class is held in an old converted barn adjacent to Blackfriars restaurant. There were about 20 of us (I think that's the maximum class size) and we were given six professional... More 

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

Really enjoyed the evening's wine tasting. I certainly feel I know more about Napa Valley now and got to taste a great range of wines from the area. It's a fun way to spend an evening with old and new friends. Highly recommend it!

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