I attended with a little trepidation. I knew I liked wine and wanted to learn more but would it be rather pompous? Would I be out of my depth? I need not have worried. The tone of each evening was pitched just right. I have...More
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Carl, it sounds like you had a great time, thanks so much for your comments, and all the best for the course in October - make sure you do lots of "practical" before then! Simon
Good value, entertaining evening. Knowledgeable course lead. Plenty of wine to try and a choice of nibbles provided. Well worth a try.
Hi Ashleigh, so glad you enjoyed the evening favourite wines of the night? Hopefully see you at another event very soon Simon Woods
I booked a private wine tasting event with Simon for myself and 13 work colleagues which we held at in our offices after work. I can highly recommend Simon who was informative, fun and knowledgeable. He created a great atmosphere and everyone who attended had...More
Hi Ross, really enjoyed the evening too, good to meet you and the rest of the team, let's do it again soon! All the best Simon
My wife and I had a fantastic experience during the 8-week wine tasting course of lessons. Our sessions were held on a Thursday evening at the Jury's Inn Hotel and each week we tried 6 wines, with nibbles including cheeses, biscuits, grapes and meats to...More
Hi Edward, so glad you enjoyed the course, and thanks so much for your lovely comments. Look forward to seeing you for more tastings in the future! All the best Simon Woods
Being Sauvignon Blanc Junkies, we were delighted to see a “White Wine” evening advertised, to enable us to enjoy potential alternatives. We had a great evening, hosted by Jack Tovey. Jack was knowledgeable, funny and relaxed in his approach. We had a great evening and...More
So glad you enjoyed it Chris, look forward to seeing you at another event very soon. And if you're a Sauvignon fan, we're doing a joint celebration of International Sauvignon Blanc Day and Malbec Word Day on April 13th - should be excellent! All the...More
Christmas present to attend a Fortified Wine Tasting - abit like a duck to water. Excellent selection and range of wines from Dry Sherry, through Ports, ending on a delicious Muscat. Each wine was accompanied by a tasting of matching food; cheese, salmon, cake &...More
Glad you enjoyed it Martyn, feedback from others was also excellent, with the Madeira and the Muscat you mention being especially big hits. See you for another MWS event very soon! Simon
Didn't know what to expect from this evening, went with my sister, we both drink wine, so though we could maybe learn some things as well as trying wines we have never tried Both really enjoyed the evening, learned alot, the host was fantastic think...More
Glad you enjoyed it Marie, hopefully see you at another tasting soon! Simon
A very enjoyable and informative evening hosted by Phil at the Royal Exchange. His explanation of the wines and food were clear and concise. Excellent company made for a relaxing experience. Thank you Phil.
So glad you enjoyed the evening, look forward to seeing you at another of our events very soon! Simon
Had a voucher bought as a birthday gift , for my husbands birthday we weren't sure what to expect , but really enjoyed it , we found it very informative but not over the top , Phil was a great host , great wines and...More
Thanks for your review Christine, I agree that Phil is a great host. Hope to see you and your husband again for another event very soon - hey, bring all the family! Simon
This was really enjoyable and informative evening. There was lots of useful information and opportunities to ask questions and chat....and of course great wine and cheese pairings. Would make a great gift for friends or couples.
Glad you had a good time Eileen, any of those cheese and wine combos stand out as especially good? Hopefully see you again for another Manchester Wine School event very soon Simon