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Address: Friars Street | Above Blackfriars Restaurant, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XB, England
Phone Number: +44 7879 779390
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The Wine School has regular wine courses on weekday evenings and at...

The Wine School has regular wine courses on weekday evenings and at weekends, based at Blackfriars in Newcastle

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Wine Tasting with Lunch

My wife and I attended the Saturday Lunch event at Black Friars restaurant and we were joined by 8 other couples. The tutor/host was Louise and she had a very nice approach to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
CarlandClaire_13
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I attended the Saturday Lunch event at Black Friars restaurant and we were joined by 8 other couples. The tutor/host was Louise and she had a very nice approach to wine tasting. We got to taste wines that we would not normally chose and the experience was fantastic. My wife doesn't drink red wine but the event... More 

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northumberland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I bought a wine tasting voucher for my husband's birthday and we attended the Saturday session 11am until 4.00pm with lunch. Our tutor was Louise and she was extremely knowledgable and friendly and more than willing to answer any questions. We had a nice friendly group of 12 and we all enjoyed our day!! 🍸🍸

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2 Thank holiday032
newcastle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

We really enjoyed the evening! There was a really nice atmosphere due to good hosting by Alex. We have been to several wine tastings before but think we've learnt the most from this one! There was a really nice range of wines of good quality, and the accompanying foods were very enjoyable too! Good explanations which we can use in... More 

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Durham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

What a great experience! This was an anniversary present for us, and a memorable one. We were served champagne, followed by six different wines, with food tasters ranging from salmon starter, pork, ham terrine, to roast beef and finally sticky toffee pudding. Each wine was described by an excellent tutor Mark, and tasted before and then with the food. We... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Just been to the Saturday course including the lunch at Blackfriars. It was lovely. Discovered plenty of good wines. We tasted a champagne, 5 white wines and 6 red wines! Really good info was given by Louise. I would definitely recommend this course for any wine lover or beginner!

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3 Thank Fanny F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

I started my wine journey from Newcastle Wine School since two years ago. Now, i have had professional wine tasting certificates, as well as a wine job at Newcastle. Thanks for every helps from here, which always encourages me to make progress on my wine journey.

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2 Thank Lian Z
Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

Went with my boyfriend for French and New World wines, both times had a great time! There was plenty of wine, a lot of interesting information and a very relaxed atmosphere. Will be coming again!

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1 Thank Marinanei
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

Friendly and welcoming. Could not have asked for a more user friendly guide to the World of Wine, very approachable staff and an extremely relaxed learning atmosphere. Can't wait to return for more!!!!!!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

We went as part of a birthday present, we were worried it would be very stuffy and highbrow but actually it was quite relaxed! As total beginners when it comes to tasting wine properly it was very educational and made a lot of sense. More than enough wine to go round. Definitely worth taking part if you enjoy your wine... More 

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North east
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2014

An evening course introduction to wine tasting is very enjoyable. Friendly staff warm well laid out room,plenty of wines to taste and investigate.excellent way to spend a couple of hours.

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