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The Wine Tasting Company - CLOSED

200 Wharfside Street | Marco Pierre White's, The Cube, Birmingham B1 1PR, England
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Fraudster

Booked a wine tasting session as a gift for my parents in December, which was cancelled the day... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2016
Rob W
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DO NOT USE THIS COMPANY

I booked on a champagne tasting course with the wine tasting company back in December. As other... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2016
dshell26
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Fun, informative and informal wine tasting experiences for everyone in stunning venue. Perfect way to learn about wine.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible31%
3 Apr 2016
“Fraudster”
22 Mar 2016
“DO NOT USE THIS COMPANY”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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200 Wharfside Street | Marco Pierre White's, The Cube, Birmingham B1 1PR, England
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Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Booked a wine tasting session as a gift for my parents in December, which was cancelled the day before. Was told we could have a session in January, which also never happened. Have sent in excess of 30 emails to try and get a refund,...More

7  Thank Rob W
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Reviewed March 22, 2016

I booked on a champagne tasting course with the wine tasting company back in December. As other reviewers have indicated Ian got in touch two days before the event to cancel due to venue problems and advised he would get back in touch with me...More

3  Thank dshell26
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Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

On no account pay any money to Ian Harvey or his company either directly or through a charity event. We bid for a private champagne tasting to be hosted by him at our home, at a recent charity event - he failed to turn up...More

6  Thank openminded01
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Reviewed February 16, 2016

My wife booked this for me, for my birthday. Paid in advance through eventbrite. The clown who runs this, Ian Harvey, cancelled the event with less than 24 hours notice. And no refund. The joke is, that he never intended to run it.... the venue...More

7  Thank Bob G
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Reviewed January 4, 2016

I booked a Champagne tasting experience in Birmingham as a Christmas present for my mother, through the company EventBrite who I believe manage bookings on behalf of the Wine tasting Company (who I have to add have fantastic customer service and have really tried to...More

8  Thank Elsie_lc1
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Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

We purchased a wine tasting experience for five people as a birthday treat for my sister. Due to staff issues, our experience was cancelled with 24 hours notice (unfortunate, but understandably these things happen). From that moment on, our entire experience with this company has...More

13  Thank HettyHug
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Reviewed July 19, 2015

It was my sons birthday, and we selected this day to share together. It was an outstanding day, something to remember. What I took away from this event was to be open to try new wines and this in turn will broaden my experience.More

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WineTastingCompany, Owner at The Wine Tasting Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2015

Hi Yvonne Really appreciate you taking the time to feedback to us and very happy that you had a day to remember. Great to see you both and so pleased we managed to broaden your wine horizons (although that can become expensive!!). Hope to see...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2015

Fun event shared with friends, very informative & enjoyable, will defiantly attend another event! Highly recommended.

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Thank Sheree T
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WineTastingCompany, Owner at The Wine Tasting Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2015

Hi Sheree Many thanks for the positive feedback and very pleased that you and your friends enjoyed it. Would love to see you again very soon. Best Wishes Ian

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Reviewed June 7, 2015

Cannot recommend enough. This was a birthday present and the recipient described it as the best day we'd enjoyed in a while. We had no idea what to expect but needn't have worried as it was fun,informative and we were soon getting along well with...More

Thank nep2015
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WineTastingCompany, Owner at The Wine Tasting Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2015

Thank you so much for the review and we are so pleased that both of you enjoyed the day, even better as it was birthday present! Also glad you found it fun and informative in a great setting, that is what we try to achieve....More

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Reviewed March 1, 2015

This was our 3rd tasting experience with Ian. He creates a relaxed atmosphere, is very informative and doesn't mind answering questions however trivial they might be. Can't wait for our next experience. Thanks Ian.More

Thank seasonedtravellers7
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WineTastingCompany, Owner at The Wine Tasting Company, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2015

Many thanks for the feedback, really appreciate it. Great to see you again and so glad you enjoyed it. Trust me, there are no trivial questions when it comes to wine, just really pleased that people feel comfortable to get involved. Look forward to seeing...More

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