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We provide wine tastings and wine courses across Reading, Windsor, Berkshire, Marlow and Maidenhead. There are a wide variety of choices available, from one-off tastings to longer courses which cover wine in greater depth. Our events are held in...more
Hours Today: 12:01 AM - 12:00 AM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
25B Friar Street | Novotel, Reading City Centre, Reading RG1 1DP, England
All reviews wine tasting different wines enjoyable evening wset level christopher wren italian wines light hearted great cheeses informal atmosphere grape varieties an excellent host great introduction his knowledge white cheese birthday present great fun hen do
Just completed the WSET Level 2 course with the Thames Valley Wine School. Phill was a superb tutor and his enthusiasm shone through! There was a real mix of people in the group - some retirees and some in their late teens - studying for...More
Phil Hood of Thames Valley Wine School did an excellent in fitting the WSET 2 course into three consecutive full-day Sundays including the exam, but it did not feel rushed. We also got to develop our palates and understand how to adopt a structured approach...More
We booked on the four week World of Wine - Europe course. This comprised four 2 hours sessions, tasting several different glasses of wine, sometimes with excellent cheeses, listening to Phill giving us background (and also his choice of music!). He spent 2 sessions on...More
Had a great evening learning and tasting gin. I’ve been drinking gin for years and thought it was all pretty much the same. The difference is amazing and obvious when u give it some thought. Will be trying the wine and sparkling nights soon
Another VERY educational, enjoyable and amusing evening organised by Phill at the beautiful Christopher Wren hotel. I was initially nervous about attending a "wine tasting" but Thames Valley Wine School has absolutely nailed the format for connoisseurs and amateurs alike! A selection of great wines...More
We recently attended the Posh v Plonk wine tasting evening held in Reading. It was our first experience with the Thames Valley Wine School and we found it very enjoyable. It was a relaxed evening with Phill providing 8 wines (4 white & 4 red)...More
Attended the Artisan Cheese and Wine Tasting event last night, the array of cheeses and wines that Phill recommended were amazing on their own but once combined absolutely out of this world.
Phill's knowledge is very informative and his delivery is unpretentious, just a normal...More