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We attended the Spain and Portugal wine tasting evening led by Mark and held at the Royal Cambridge... read more

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A fun evening!

Went to the introductory wine tasting class with my friend and had great fun. Mark was friendly and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Fun and informative wine tastings. For Saturdays and evening tastings, see dates and times on our website (Run a Google search to find us). We also offer private parties (birthdays, hen nights, staff socials, team building) and for an ideal present...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended the Spain and Portugal wine tasting evening led by Mark and held at the Royal Cambridge Hotel. Both of us had the most enjoyable and engrossing evening, not only tasting beautiful wines from the region, but also gleaning in just two hours a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the introductory wine tasting class with my friend and had great fun. Mark was friendly and professional, it was a very informative class.

Thank Susan Yushu G
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A calm but confidently delivered presentation , interspersed with anecdotal and interesting information and not forgetting the range of very different Prosecco tastings reached a veritable crescendo with the 'sabrage' instruction when my friend removed the top of the bottle with a 200 yr old...More

Thank GBR21
Reviewed 27 August 2018

That is a wonderful place to learn about wine. Mark presented useful information in an easy and friendly way. It wasn’t boring, or overly complicated or snobbish. I wish professors in universities could teach that interestingly. I both enjoyed my time there and got some...More

Thank IrinaS1289
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Fun and informative course with a wide selection of red and white wines. Mark, who runs the course, knows his stuff - but it’s all done with a light touch. Highly recommended for those with both no knowledge of Italian wines and those who have...More

Thank Julia H
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

What a lovely evening we spent discovering lots of things about "the art of drinking wine "! Either about the techniques to taste it or its components and history behind. And not disappointed by the wine samples at all/ reasonable amount. So all in all,...More

Thank Sophie P
Reviewed 18 August 2018

While joining my husband on a business trip to Cambridge, I took the Introduction to Wine Tasting class as a fun way to spend an evening by myself. It would have been a lot of fun to do as a couple or with a group...More

Thank ColorMaven
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Our group had lots of fun guessing the (delicious) wines and listening to Mark's excellent briefings!

Thank Robeman_Paul
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Really interesting evening, I really didn't know that there was so much difference between proseccos! A great balance of information, tasting and fun.Great selection of very different proseccos from brut to demi-sec, cloudy (!) to frizzante and spumante, all topped off with 'how to open...More

Thank kellya1352016
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Mark is amazing, so knowledgable and so approachable and unique in his approach. The venues are great, the tables are well laid out and the products themselves are amazing. I have now been to three of Mark’s events under the Cambridge Wine School and I...More

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4 February 2016|
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