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The Clifton Cellars

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We offer wine and gin tastings for your group in our beautiful wine cellar in the heart of Clifton Village, near the historic Clifton suspension bridge. Learn about wine in an informal, fun way and leave with a different perspective about wine and...more
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22 The Mall, Bristol BS8 4DS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a first class evening and drinking a glass of wine will never be the same again as it increases both the pleasure and enjoyment of an opened bottle. Delicious wines are served and savoured and you come away having a great deal more...More

1  Thank Elizabeth K
Alan W, Owner at The Clifton Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded today

You are very kind ElizabethK and it was a pleasure to meet you. I hope you get plenty of opportunity to practise and practise and practise drinking wine - I mean tasting of course!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited Clifton cellars for a wine tasting as part of a hen do. Alan was informative, accommodating and entertaining- We had a hoot! Not only did we try some really fine wines he even threw in some cheese & biscuits too. What more...More

Thank Kirstlog87
Alan W, Owner at The Clifton Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It certainly was a great afternoon Kirstlog87 and I know you travelled a long way to meet up with your friends here in Bristol, so it should be me saying 'Thanks' to you. I am so glad you all enjoyed the tasting and I am...More

Reviewed September 10, 2018

My wife and I received this evening of wine tasting as a present and it was great. Having drunk much wine in many different countries over the years, what was there to learn, but learn I did. Alan made the learning process a enjoyment, great...More

Thank Laurence H
Alan W, Owner at The Clifton Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

That is very kind of you, Laurence H, to suggest to others that one of our tasting evenings might be for them. I wonder if they fully realise the implications - lots of wine to drink - self discipline (?) - a fun evening -...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018

I wanted to arrange something a little bit special for my husbands 60th having done a variety of wine tasting before, so Champagne was the obvious celebratory choice! As a smaller group we tasted 5 Champagnes so that we could just about finish the bottles...More

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Alan W, Owner at The Clifton Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Thank you Her0n7 It was a lovely evening, although I am not too sure the walking out was all that steady!! it was as though I was with a group of friends and I had to constantly remind myself that for me, it was work....More

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

I have been to a number of wine tastings at other venues in the past but was really impressed with Alan's knowledge. For example, who knew white was best served at around 10-12 degrees and not straight from a fridge. Enjoyable evening, good value. Highly...More

1  Thank Sally W
Alan W, Owner at The Clifton Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you Sally W; it was a lovely afternoon with your group of friends. If ever you are this way again please com in and say hi to us, we would love to see you again.

Reviewed May 28, 2018

My friend arrange an evening of wine tasting for our mutual friends 60th birthday. So six all ages women sat around the table whilst the excellent owner (Alan Wright) showed and explained the wonders of wine. It was informative interesting and we also had immense...More

Thank Jet08205
Alan W, Owner at The Clifton Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

I am blushing at your review, Jet08205. Our tastings would be nothing if it weren't for lovely people like you coming along, willing to learn a few facts and to have some fun whilst drinking some nice wines. When a group is like yours, my...More

Reviewed May 24, 2018

I visited the cellars with a group of colleagues and we have a wonderful evening. The wine was fabulous and I think it’s fair to say that I have ever learned so much whilst having such a good time.More

Thank Daniel J
Alan W, Owner at The Clifton Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2018

Wow - thank you Daniel J. It's so nice of you to say that, and to think all I do is to spend my life drinking and talking about wine! Whenever you next visit Clifton, make sure you come in and say hello to us...More

Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Recently visited the Clifton Cellars with a group of friends. Alan was a fantastic host. Very knowledgeable but also engaging and fun. Usually the tasting takes about an hour and a half but Alan kindly condensed it down to an hour because we were pushed...More

Thank Gareth S
Alan W, Owner at The Clifton Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Hi Gareth S, thank you for that kind review. My wife says she does not recognise me and the word 'patient' in the same sentence so she thinks you must have the wrong person! It was a great way to spend an hour or two...More

Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Recently visited as part of an 80th birthday party. Alan was a great host and very knowledgeable. The wine he selected for us was chosen based upon feedback received before the party and tailored to our requirements which was great. Cheese and biscuits were also...More

Thank Martin L
Alan W, Owner at The Clifton Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

It was lovely to host your group Martin L. I am glad you enjoyed the evening and thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. I look forward to meeting you all again sometime - perhaps for the 90th???

Reviewed March 17, 2018

Perfect mix of knowledge and wine tasting! I have never appreciated wine like this before. Good, simple set up in a very rustic cellar. Alan was a great host who gave a good insight into tasting and appreciating fine wine. Would come again (maybe for...More

Thank Fiona C
Alan W, Owner at The Clifton Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2018

You are very kind Fiona C, and thank you for recommending our tastings. You are correct in that we do get pretty booked up so booking in advance is essential, but I am glad you thought it worthwhile. Looking forward to seeing you again at...More

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