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WSET 2

I attended the WSET level 2 course ran by Rob. Excellent course with lots of great knowledge and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ginge1000
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WSET level 2

An excellent course with a huge variety of topics. Plenty of good information presented in a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MartinB268
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We offer wine tasting and wine courses for people who enjoy wine and would like to learn more about it. We offer a range of wine tasting events, from introductory evenings through to the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 3 Award. All are...more
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4 Temple Row West | The Old Joint Stock Theatre, Birmingham B2 5NY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I attended the WSET level 2 course ran by Rob. Excellent course with lots of great knowledge and information. Plenty of wine to taste and assess. Would thoroughly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ginge1000
BirminghamWineSchool, Owner at Birmingham Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Thank you for your review. Yes you learn about wine, and also get to taste lots too. What could be better... Many thanks, Rob

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An excellent course with a huge variety of topics. Plenty of good information presented in a friendly atmosphere with reference to some precise and informative literature. Rob Price, the presenter, made everyone feel welcome and included whist keeping the topics on programme.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MartinB268
BirminghamWineSchool, Owner at Birmingham Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Martin, Thanks for your review. The WSET Level 2 course is a great course for improving your wine knowledge, whether you're in the trade or just keen to learn more about wine. Glad you enjoyed. Many thanks, Rob

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super evening with Birmingham wine school. Tasting with 3 whites, 2 reds and 1 port. Lovely wines, knowledgeable host and tasty cheese!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MattCawsey
BirminghamWineSchool, Owner at Birmingham Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Matt, thank you for your review. Very happy you enjoyed the evening. Cheese and wine - has to be the best... Thanks again, Rob

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended this very enjoyable tasting at the Holiday Inn with my partner. We had a lovely evening hosted by Geoff who was a very engaging and knowledgeable host. We tasted six interesting wines spread across the two countries ( 3 whites and 3 reds )...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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BirminghamWineSchool, Owner at Birmingham Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for your review. Very pleased you enjoyed, and agree that Chile will be pushing the traditional old world countries all the way. They already produce some fantastic wines. Good idea re wine pictures, I'll follow up with the hotel, thank you. Regards,...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a day wine tasting with my sister as a birthday present to myself. I had not done wine tasting before and we were not disappointed. In the group was about twenty of us. Rob took us through 13 wines both red and white....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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BirminghamWineSchool, Owner at Birmingham Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your review, and very happy you enjoyed. Now you've broken your duck wine tasting, many more to come... Appreciate the recommendation. many thanks Rob

Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Great event. Lots of fun. Rob is excellent and passes on so much information and advice. He's happy to take questions throughout so we all benefitted from his wisdom. Thoroughly recommend this event if you want to try out new grapes or learn a bit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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BirminghamWineSchool, Owner at Birmingham Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Hi, thank you for your review. Very happy you enjoyed. Yes what could be more fun, than drinking (sorry tasting) wine, in a relaxed fun way, with like minded people. Thanks again, Rob

Reviewed October 15, 2018

We had a wonderful day out in Birmingham sampling 13 different wines from around the world. We learnt some basics about wine, tasting and how to start broadening our horizons a little more. Lunch was good and Rob was fantastic. I'd like to do some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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BirminghamWineSchool, Owner at Birmingham Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Hi Hannah, thank you for your review, and very happy you enjoyed. Remember that commitment you made - to taste a new wine from a grape variety, you've not tried before. Should be fun... Thanks again, Rob

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We came here with four of us.it was a pleasant and informative evening. Rupert our host was excellent and very knowledgeable .each sparkling wine was explained and tasted and discussed in a really fun way. The group of other customers were all in for a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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BirminghamWineSchool, Owner at Birmingham Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Hi, thank you for your review, and very happy you all enjoyed. Rupert is excellent, and knows his onions, (that should be grapes really). What could be better, good wine, good company - must equal a good time. Thanks again, Rob

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

What a great learning experience for those that want to further their knowledge in wine . Rob who delivered the course was first class and his knowledge is without question. He delivers the course material in a clear and concise manner and makes sure that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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BirminghamWineSchool, Owner at Birmingham Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Hi Pete, Thanks for the review. Appreciate the kind words. It was a great bunch of people who attended, and everyone passed, with five out the of the six achieving a Distinction, including you. Very well done. Thanks again Rob

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

A really enjoyable experience. Rob is an engaging and incredibly knowledgeable teacher. You get to try some great wines and learn all about them. What’s not to like?

Date of experience: September 2018
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BirminghamWineSchool, Owner at Birmingham Wine School - Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Hi Shaun, Thanks for the review. And of course I agree, If you're going to learn something new then clearly wine tasting must be the thing to do, as you do get to taste great wine... Can't think of anything better. Thanks again, Rob

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