Come and enjoy a friendly, informal and fun wine journey through OLD WORLD and NEW WORLD wines, tasting at least 13 wines from around the world.
No previous experience necessary.
Beginning with Champagne, watch us open the bottle by ‘sabrage’ (using a sabre).
At Cambridge Wine School we host our Saturday Wine Courses in the beautiful surrounds of Gonville and Caius college, one of the oldest university colleges in Cambridge. Founded in 1348, it’s the one where Professor Stephen Hawking is a fellow.
Half way through the day we take a break from the hard work of wine tasting to enjoy a delicious two-course lunch.
This fascinating course is a great introduction to wine comparing the classic wine regions of France directly with the best the New World can offer using the same grapes.
Learn all the basics about the different grape varieties and compare the wines blind side by side. Learn how to taste wine like a professional.
Burgundy vs New World (Chardonnay and Pinot Noir)
Bordeaux vs New World (Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot blends)
Rhone vs New World (Grenache and Shiraz)
Loire and Alsace vs New World (Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling)
How to taste wines like a professional – aroma, flavours, describing wines
Recognising elements of wine (tannin, acidity, oak)
All our courses can be purchased as a gift and our Gift Vouchers NEVER EXPIRE (see the gift voucher section in our website menu). You can either purchase a specific date and then email asking for a voucher or buy an undated voucher (so the recipient can choose from our wide range of dates). The perfect birthday or Christmas gift.
You can also search ‘Cambridgeshire Wine School’ on Tripadvisor to read our excellent reviews. Our wine tasting days are the perfect day out – a mix of education and entertainment.
Price : For One – £89, For Two – £178
Time : 11:00 – 16:00