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Excellent wine tasting day

Very informative and enjoyable day tasting a range of wines from around the world. Gary is very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gillkeithclements
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Another relaxed and informative day

Now my fourth visit this year and I (think) I am gradually building up my knowldge at a level I am... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
NickBlackbourn
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Hello and a very warm welcome to the Shropshire Wine School. We are an independent wine education company which hosts wine tastings and wine courses in Shrewsbury and throughout Shropshire. We offer a range of wine events from introductory courses...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Wyle Cop | The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury SY1 1UY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative and enjoyable day tasting a range of wines from around the world. Gary is very knowledgeable and was not trying to sell any particular wines. Lunch was included so the day was great value. Highly recommended.

Thank gillkeithclements
GaryShrewsbury, Owner at Shropshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words, hope to see you on another wine tasting event in due course.

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Now my fourth visit this year and I (think) I am gradually building up my knowldge at a level I am happy with,but it was another great session with lovely company-thanks Gary!!

Thank NickBlackbourn
GaryShrewsbury, Owner at Shropshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thanks Nick, you are a regular visitor and I'm glad you're finding lots of new things to appreciate. See you again soon.

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Attended Sat 11th at The Lion, Shrewsbury. Very enjoyable day, 13 different wines tasted. Day is informative and well directed by Gary who gives a basic overview of each of the wines/regions. More detailed wine tasting events are available for those who which to delve...More

Thank Sophie M
GaryShrewsbury, Owner at Shropshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks for your lovely review Sophie, glad you enjoyed the day and I hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Attended the Saturday course with champagne and 3 course lunch. An excellent days wine tasting, 6 white wines, starting with the champagne before lunch, 6 reds after lunch and a desert wine to finish all accompanied with nibbles. Extremely informative, with a 1st class meal....More

Thank steveren2016
GaryShrewsbury, Owner at Shropshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thanks Steve, glad you enjoyed the day. Saturdays are a bit special as I have the time to go into a bit more detail in between pouring the wine. See you again soon I hope.

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Very relaxed atmosphere and great information regarding all wines and more. Would certainly look to book again in the future. Excellent value and location.

Thank Gary H
GaryShrewsbury, Owner at Shropshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks for your feedback Gary, it was my pleasure. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I recently attended the Gin tasting evening, it was a very relaxed, fun and informative evening. I shall definitely be attending more of Shropshire Wine Tasting events.

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GaryShrewsbury, Owner at Shropshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thanks Wendy, gin tasting courses are very popular and great fun for me too. See you again soon I hope.

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Attended the gin tasting evening at the Lion Hotel and it was excellent - so good that we have booked to take some friends to the next one. Gary was very friendly and led an informative and entertaining evening which told us some of the...More

1  Thank dilysShropshire
GaryShrewsbury, Owner at Shropshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words, I really enjoyed the evening myself. See you in October!

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Fun, interesting course including sampling 6 wines with various foods. Took the exam...... and passed! Congratulations to Shropshire Wine School on your 100% pass rate. Highly recommended.

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GaryShrewsbury, Owner at Shropshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thanks Emma, you were a model student! Glad you enjoyed it. WSET courses are interesting to teach too.

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I attended the 8 week World of Wine course and absolutely loved it. The course was well structured, and the wines were clearly very carefully chosen and matched with appropriate foods. Gary has expert knowledge and passion for wines and makes the understanding of wine...More

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GaryShrewsbury, Owner at Shropshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thanks for your kind words, the 8 week course is great fun for me too as you can spend a bit of time going into more detail than on one night, plus you get to try 50 wines from all over the world.

Reviewed 9 July 2018

I attended the 8 week World of Wine course at The Lion Hotel. The venue is great - and we had a fabulous view of 'The Cop' over the head of the golden lion ! I went on the course because I knew what wine...More

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GaryShrewsbury, Owner at Shropshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thanks for your kind words Yvonne, it was my pleasure. See you again soon.

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