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Manchester Wine School

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“wine tasting”(36 reviews)
“wset level”(11 reviews)
“a great evening”(10 reviews)
About
A very warm welcome to Manchester Wine School. We are different because we do not sell wine! The school is owned by Lisa, a 30-something female with a young family, a love of wine and 10 years experience of teaching. We are a local independent...more
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56 Great Bridgewater Street | Jurys Inn Hotel, Manchester M1 5LE, England
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+44 161 870 6305
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I attended a one day saturday course in November 2014 and loved it. We are both in our 20s and didn't know much about wine other than we like it! We didn't know what to expect but were really pleased that it...More

1  Thank camcw_ireland
ManchesterWineSch, Owner at Manchester Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2015

Lovely to hear your experience and thoughts on both Saturday event that we run. Thank you for the lovely review as I'm sure it will mean a great deal to others reading this. Keep an eye out for further Saturday events later this year. Regards...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

I bought a voucher for my mum and dad for a specific event last Thursday. Unfortunately my mum was really ill Thursday morning when she woke up. I was in work and so could not contact the wine school myself but my dad rang to...More

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ManchesterWineSch, Owner at Manchester Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2015

We are sorry to hear about your mother & hope she is feeling better soon. We do understand that sometimes our customers are unable to attend our tastings due to unforeseen events. In these circumstances, we will do out best to re-sell the places on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a voucher bought as a birthday gift , for my husbands birthday we weren't sure what to expect , but really enjoyed it , we found it very informative but not over the top , Phil was a great host , great wines and...More

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ManchesterWineSch, Owner at Manchester Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review Christine, I agree that Phil is a great host. Hope to see you and your husband again for another event very soon - hey, bring all the family! Simon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was really enjoyable and informative evening. There was lots of useful information and opportunities to ask questions and chat....and of course great wine and cheese pairings. Would make a great gift for friends or couples.

Thank Eileen O
ManchesterWineSch, Owner at Manchester Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you had a good time Eileen, any of those cheese and wine combos stand out as especially good? Hopefully see you again for another Manchester Wine School event very soon Simon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great evening with Phil who took us through how to taste wine, what to look out for and characteristics of different wines. We tasted 6 wines, 3 red and 3 white, at different prices. We were all given a plate of cheese...More

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ManchesterWineSch, Owner at Manchester Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed it, hope to see you at another event very soon - and tell all your friends about us! Simon Woods Manchester Wine School

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bought a voucher as a birthday gift and used it for an evening wine tasting of Spanish and Portuguese wine for two of us. We weren't sure what to expect as we've never done anything similar before but we had a very enjoyable and relaxed...More

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ManchesterWineSch, Owner at Manchester Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for this feedback Amy, glad you enjoyed the evening. And thanks for your comment on producing a tasting sheet - will take it on board for the future. Hope you like the book! Simon Woods Owner, Manchester Wine School

Reviewed 16 July 2018

The evening was relaxed and informative. Lara taught us a great deal, dispelling a lot of mythology around wine. We will definitely do another one!

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ManchesterWineSch, Owner at Manchester Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi Jayne, thanks for the review and we're pleased you loved the event. It's the first time we've run that one so it's good to know it was well-received. Best wishes Lisa

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Have done the full day intro to wine twice and now done the gin tasting - fun and really interesting - a must do....

1  Thank John1967Cheshire
ManchesterWineSch, Owner at Manchester Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hi John, thanks for the review. What's next on your list then? Great to see you as always. Best wishes, Lisa.

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Great evening with Lara. Thoroughly enjoyed all the wines, the company and the education. I attended a Women’s Institute skills session. I can recommend it.

Thank WMDHale
ManchesterWineSch, Owner at Manchester Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you for your review, so pleased you and the other ladies from the WI had a great time. Hope you will come to another one of our events soon. Best wishes, Lisa

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We had Lara for 2 hours from 7pm on June 1st. She was fab, it was an "introduction to wine" but it was very informative and out of the 6 wines, I hadn't tried 3 before so it was good to taste wines I don't...More

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ManchesterWineSch, Owner at Manchester Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hi Hannah, Thank you for your review, so pleased you and the other ladies from the WI had a great time. Hope you will come to another one of our events soon. Best wishes, Lisa

Reviewed 22 May 2018

The level one course was informative and also fun. Jason made everyone feel relaxed and was obviously very knowledgeable about wine and the wine industry but didn't make anyone feel uncomfortable about asking questions. All in all, a great way to spend a Sunday and...More

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ManchesterWineSch, Owner at Manchester Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you for your review and I'm thrilled you enjoyed the WSET level 1 course at Manchester Wine School. I really do hope you come back and do WSET Level 2 soon, we are also launching the qualification on-line too so keep an eye out...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this event to anyone with a love for wine & of learning. It was perfectly paced and it was a relaxed and enjoyable environment where participation is welcomed. The wines were excellent, the food was outstanding and the company and atmosphere was...More

Thank Markomac
ManchesterWineSch, Owner at Manchester Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thanks you for the wonderful review. So pleased you had a good day and loved our new venue/the food just as much. Regards, Lisa.

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