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65 West Stockwell Street, Colchester CM2 6JY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went to wine tasting in Chelmsford and it was a really good evening. I went on my own but the group wasn’t too big and everyone was friendly. I learnt lots and got to try some very nice wines ☺️ I’d definitely recommend it...More

Thank Gillie_Do
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Attending a wine tasting can be a great experience, learning about the grower and the provenance of the wine. Attending a session with Essex Wine School is also a fun experience, as you learn about your taste preferences - how to combine the wines with...More

2  Thank damian c
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

The host Neil is exceptionally knowledgeable. You pay a small fee for a 2 hour class where you learn a considerable amount. It’s very much great fun and he’s happy to answer questions if you have any along the way. Doesn’t try to sell you...More

1  Thank Melody S
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Birthday present from my daughter who joined me at the Two Brewers in Chelmsford last week ( a change from the booked A Canteen). Most enjoyable evening tasting 6 wines, three whites & three reds with accompanying cheese and crackers. Neil our host was very...More

1  Thank michaelgZ2513VW
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous time celebrating my Uncle’s 50th birthday!! Thank you to Neil Bull for providing us with a day full of fun, laughter and a lot of giggles whilst learning a lot about wine! :)

1  Thank sangeeta t
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I bought this experience for my Mum as a Christmas gift - what an enjoyable evening. Neil was very knowledgeable about Gin - and made it fun whilst interesting. We tasted six different gins with different accompaniments and rated each one from best to worst...More

1  Thank clarehogg5
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

I received a gift voucher as a birthday present to do gin tasting back in January. I had to cancel, and Neil was happy to fit me in at his March event. A friend and I went along to the function room at The Two...More

2  Thank sue_harris1
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Neil, Following up on last night's wine tasting evening at The Two Brewers, Richard & I had a great time, the evening was relaxed and informative and not forgetting the wines, which were well received. Thanks to Dave Peplow our host who contributed greatly to...More

2  Thank davenash1
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Another really enjoyable evening with Neil in Chelmsford. His knowledge is excellent - but he does not use jargon or expect us to know as much as he does and also accepts that we have very different tastes. The event feels as much like a...More

1  Thank Tim G
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Great event at A-Canteen. Very knowledgeable about the wines and interesting to learn more. Tasted 6 sparkling wines and fish & chips was fantastic supplied by A-Canteen. Would definitely attend another of these events.

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Response from sue_harris1 | Reviewed this property |
When we went it was so relaxed and friendly. There was a mix of couples, groups and single attendees. I certainly wouldn't feel out of place going on my own. Hope that helps!
27 April 2017|
Response from Louise S | Reviewed this property |
you can book on the site. if you go on to the site then choose the tasting. if not, Neil from Essex Wine School normally answers e-mails promptly or there is a phone number on there.