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Hampshire Wine School

Open today: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Fantastic Port and Cheese pairing evening

Wow, I didn't know what to expect when my brother kindly invited me and my wife to a Port and... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Stuart F
Southampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Italian wine pairing in Poole

We had a brilliant evening with Cecile at the Hotel du Vin in Poole, pairing Italian wines and... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
karen s
Swanage, United Kingdom
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A very warm welcome to Hampshire Wine School - an independent wine education company, not affiliated to any wine merchants or retailers. We run fun Wine, Champagne, Beer, Port, Gin & Tonic and Whisky Tastings and Wine & Food Pairing Courses in...more
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28 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DJ, England
+44 23 8064 4350
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Wow, I didn't know what to expect when my brother kindly invited me and my wife to a Port and Cheese tasting evening. Tonight's host was the effervescent Cecile, who was engaging, knowledgeable and a terrific host. We started the evening learning about the characteristics...More

Thank Stuart F
Reviewed June 10, 2018

We had a brilliant evening with Cecile at the Hotel du Vin in Poole, pairing Italian wines and food. It was a gift, and we were not over keen to go. However, it was such a good night. Cecile is a wonderful, enthusiastic, and highly...More

Thank karen s
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Brought as a gift for my Mum’s birthday, my sister and I treated her to a Saturday ‘intro to wine’ tasting experience. I hadn’t read any reviews before so didn’t really know what to expect but Cecile was warm and welcoming from the second we...More

Thank Anna_Goldie
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We booked Cecile for a private wine tasting for my Hen Party last week and it was fabulous! Her knowledge, passion, energy and enthusiasm for wine grabbed us from the start and we had a captivating 2 hours! We were comparing Old v New World...More

Thank VHawley
Reviewed May 24, 2018

I arrived at the elegant upstairs room in Southampton's Dolphin Hotel to find that each table placing had been laid out with five glasses of a different gin, a glass for mixing each gin in turn with tonic and an appropriate garnish, and a plate...More

Thank BroLucius
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

My husband & me went to a Spanish food & wine pairing in Southampton. I had bought as a gift based on the great reviews & the evening definitely lived up to them! Cecile is a wonder of energy & has an incredible knowledge of...More

Thank M0nkisback
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

The superstar of the Hampshire wine school is definitely Cecile. She brings such an upbeat exciting atmosphere to the class that gets everybody talking and sharing their excitement for wine. The enthusiasm is backed by some serious wine knowledge and every class I go to...More

Thank James H
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Cannot recommend highly enough. I accompanied a friend for her birthday and learnt so much from Cecile. She was very welcoming, professional and put me at my ease straight away. No false pretentions which made it a pleasure to learn. She is also fun with...More

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed April 29, 2018

What a great evening! Cecile was witty, very funny and extremely knowledgeable, in her field. The champagne was very drinkable and surprising how different they all were, when savoured. I thought the sabrage was great and would love to have a go at that. I...More

1  Thank Gordy321
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Cecile Bergart, our host for the evening, was so much fun. She gave a warm welcome and made the course interesting with her superb knowledge and wicked sense of humour. I had no previous experience of wine and I did learn alot from the evening....More

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