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Cambridgeshire Wine School

Trumpington Street | Royal Cambridge Hotel, Cambridge CB2 1PY, England
+44 1223 655391
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Great works celebration

Recently booked a wine tasting session for a works event. We all had a great time and learnt... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sunshinealways78
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Very good experience!

Mark gave us detailed, well-illustrated information about different kinds of wines and how to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
joyce w
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Fun and informative wine tastings. For Saturdays and evening tastings, see dates and times on our website (Tripadvisor gives the link next to our phone number). We also offer private parties (birthdays, hen nights, staff socials, team building). Or for an ideal present, gift vouchers that never expire!
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Trumpington Street | Royal Cambridge Hotel, Cambridge CB2 1PY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Recently booked a wine tasting session for a works event. We all had a great time and learnt something about wine. Mark was very informative but kept it on a fun level and answered all our questions with ease. If you are in Cambridge looking...More

Thank Sunshinealways78
markanstead, Owner at Cambridgeshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Sunshinealways - thanks so much for your glowing recommendation. Wine tasting certainly is a great activity for staff socials and we have developed some certain ways of making it entertaining as well as informative.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Mark gave us detailed, well-illustrated information about different kinds of wines and how to appreciate them. Highly recommended!

Thank joyce w
markanstead, Owner at Cambridgeshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Joyce thanks so much for your high recommendation and I'm glad you enjoyed the Sunday WSET Level 1 course so much.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the title says a great experience, with lots of wine and very informative. I went for the Italian Wine Tasting and this affirmed that I prefer reds, which is not really a shock, but also gave me an insight into whites which I will...More

Thank James M
markanstead, Owner at Cambridgeshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi James thanks very much for your recommendation. I look forward to seeing you again for France vs New World or Intro to the World of Wines.

Reviewed 15 August 2017

I attended the Introduction to Wine evening together with my wife. There were about 15 of us in total in the group. During the course of the evening we got to sample 6 different wines, both red, white and dessert. This was mixed with information...More

Thank Joakim S
markanstead, Owner at Cambridgeshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Joakim thanks for such a great review and I'm glad you found the evening to be fun. There's lots more fun ahead on the 8-week course!

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I attended an afternoon Italian wine tasting with Mark Anstead. The venue was well chosen (Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge) and we learned a lot over 5 hours in a stimulating and interesting session. Well worth the time and money in order...More

Thank Alec M
markanstead, Manager at Cambridgeshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Alec, thanks for a lovely review and I'm glad you enjoyed the Saturday course about Italian wines. I hope to welcome you again, perhaps on my France vs New World day or my Intro to the World of Wine course, which are both alternative...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Fab evening! Mark is incredibly knowledgeable and engaging. It made the perfect gift for Father's Day, so much so we have booked to go back to do the 8 week world tour course. I highly recommend this to others! Thank you Mark, we look forward...More

Thank Kat s
markanstead, Owner at Cambridgeshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Kat for your very kind review and I look forward to helping you further in your understanding of wine.

Reviewed 1 August 2017

A great evening learning about pairing wine with cheese. Attended with my daughter as a father's day gift and we both enjoyed it so much that we've signed up for the 8-week wine tasting course.

Thank smudge1978
markanstead, Owner at Cambridgeshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks smudge1978 - I'm really glad you enjoyed the event so much and I am looking forward to travelling the whole world of wine with you on my 8-week course.

Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is a fantastic course for anyone interested in wine looking to improve their knowledge. The classes are insightful and a lot of fun. Each week you get to learn about the main grape varieties and how climate, location, etc. impacts the quality of the...More

Thank chrislloydy
markanstead, Owner at Cambridgeshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Chris thanks so much for your wonderful review and I'm so glad to hear how the WSET Level 2 course has improved your knowledge and confidence with wine. And now you have started Level 3 - soon you will be unbeatable! :-)

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I did the WSET level 2 course which was on Monday evenings over 8 weeks. I had a lot of fun while learning so much about wine. The group was a mix of all ages, some doing the qualification for work but most just because...More

Thank ClaudiaSwan
markanstead, Manager at Cambridgeshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Hello Claudia and thanks very much for your great review of my WSET Level 2 course. The Wine & Spirit Education Trust course is certainly a life-changer and easy to complete in just 3 days or 8 evenings. I'm so glad it exceeded your high...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

My sister and I went for our first wine tasting evening - sparkling wines with fish and chips at the Brewhouse - and found it to be a lovely informative evening. We both took away something from the event and the host, Mark, was chatty...More

Thank kljandrews87
markanstead, Manager at Cambridgeshire Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Hi kljandrews87 and thanks for a lovely review. My Champagne and Sparkling evenings with Fish & Chips are certainly very popular! I look forward to seeing you at something else - perhaps a Cheese & Wine?

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chictravel5
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Response from markanstead | Property representative |
Hi Chictravel, that's exactly what I offer through Cambridgeshire Wine School. I use a choice between 3 restaurant venues in Cambridge that have private rooms and who won't charge a room hire if the group stays to eat. Or... More
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