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Essex Wine School

65 West Stockwell Street, Colchester CM2 6JY, England
+44 1371 267260
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Expert advice, insightful tuition and fun entertaining experience

Attending a wine tasting can be a great experience, learning about the grower and the provenance of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
damian c
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Colchester, United Kingdom
**MUST READ REVIEW** Absolutely brilliant experience!

The host Neil is exceptionally knowledgeable. You pay a small fee for a 2 hour class where you... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2018
Melody S
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“wine tasting” (18 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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65 West Stockwell Street, Colchester CM2 6JY, England
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+44 1371 267260
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Attending a wine tasting can be a great experience, learning about the grower and the provenance of the wine. Attending a session with Essex Wine School is also a fun experience, as you learn about your taste preferences - how to combine the wines with...More

2  Thank damian c
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

The host Neil is exceptionally knowledgeable. You pay a small fee for a 2 hour class where you learn a considerable amount. It’s very much great fun and he’s happy to answer questions if you have any along the way. Doesn’t try to sell you...More

1  Thank Melody S
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Birthday present from my daughter who joined me at the Two Brewers in Chelmsford last week ( a change from the booked A Canteen). Most enjoyable evening tasting 6 wines, three whites & three reds with accompanying cheese and crackers. Neil our host was very...More

1  Thank michaelgZ2513VW
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous time celebrating my Uncle’s 50th birthday!! Thank you to Neil Bull for providing us with a day full of fun, laughter and a lot of giggles whilst learning a lot about wine! :)

1  Thank sangeeta t
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

I bought this experience for my Mum as a Christmas gift - what an enjoyable evening. Neil was very knowledgeable about Gin - and made it fun whilst interesting. We tasted six different gins with different accompaniments and rated each one from best to worst...More

1  Thank clarehogg5
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

I received a gift voucher as a birthday present to do gin tasting back in January. I had to cancel, and Neil was happy to fit me in at his March event. A friend and I went along to the function room at The Two...More

2  Thank sue_harris1
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

Neil, Following up on last night's wine tasting evening at The Two Brewers, Richard & I had a great time, the evening was relaxed and informative and not forgetting the wines, which were well received. Thanks to Dave Peplow our host who contributed greatly to...More

2  Thank davenash1
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

Another really enjoyable evening with Neil in Chelmsford. His knowledge is excellent - but he does not use jargon or expect us to know as much as he does and also accepts that we have very different tastes. The event feels as much like a...More

1  Thank Tim G
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Reviewed November 14, 2017

Great event at A-Canteen. Very knowledgeable about the wines and interesting to learn more. Tasted 6 sparkling wines and fish & chips was fantastic supplied by A-Canteen. Would definitely attend another of these events.

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Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

I had previously enjoyed the Gin tasting Neil put on at Acanteen in Chelmsford that my sister bought me for my birthday. We both thought it was excellent so booked up for the Spanish wine and Tapas evening. It did not disappoint. That Tapas was...More

2  Thank Jimmythewig
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caz45Essex
June 2, 2018|
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Response from sue_harris1 | Reviewed this property |
When we went it was so relaxed and friendly. There was a mix of couples, groups and single attendees. I certainly wouldn't feel out of place going on my own. Hope that helps!
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ColchesterCch
April 26, 2017|
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Response from Louise S | Reviewed this property |
you can book on the site. if you go on to the site then choose the tasting. if not, Neil from Essex Wine School normally answers e-mails promptly or there is a phone number on there.
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