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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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Wine tasting with paired food

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2016
Edward L
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newcastle
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newcastle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 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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Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 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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1 Thank MMW60
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 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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2 Thank Fanny F
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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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1 Thank Lian Z
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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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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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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