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The Venetian Wine Bar and Café

About the venue

'The Venetian' is a wine bar, café and wine shop located right by Cambridge train station serving Italian food and wines, cheeses and meats.

The venue offers a relaxed environment perfect for fun and sociable wine tastings.

Ideal for anyone coming by train - turn left into Station Place as you exit the train station. You will find the café at bus stop 1 on the left.

If coming by car there are some free parking places after 5pm (and on Sunday): a few along Tenison Road immediately on the left, a few in Ravensworth Gardens on the right and some in Devonshire Road on the left. Or use the station NCP car park, 4 mins walk away.

How to get there

The Venetian Wine Bar and Café
1 Station Place
CB1 2FP

Upcoming events

Explore Spain and Portugal
Tue 31
May
- 2022 -
Explore Spain and Portugal
There are many changes going on in Spain and Portugal and these two countries have increasingly grabbed attention in the wine world. We'll look at a variety of wines including one to have with chocolate!
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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Discover Chile and Argentina
Tue 07
Jun
- 2022 -
Discover Chile and Argentina
Chile is known for its fresh and fruity wines and very tempting prices while Argentina has been making intense and increasingly complex wines. Both countries have their unique surprises - come and discover more.
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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Explore Australia and New Zealand
Tue 14
Jun
- 2022 -
Explore Australia and New Zealand
Australia and New Zealand make some of today's most popular styles of wine. Discover what makes them so good and what else these two countries have to offer. 
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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Discover USA and South Africa
Tue 21
Jun
- 2022 -
Discover USA and South Africa
An evening of New World showstoppers. South Africa's unique contribution to the world of wine comes from its distinctive history and climate, while wines from the USA firmly rival the best made in Europe. Come and discover more.
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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WSET Level 2 in Wines
Sun 26
Jun
- 2022 -
WSET Level 2 in Wines
SUNDAYS x 3. This beginner to intermediate level qualification course provides a structured exploration of the world of wine and is suitable for both wine industry professionals and wine enthusiasts. 
£490.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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Champagne and Sparkling Wine tasting
Tue 28
Jun
- 2022 -
Champagne and Sparkling Wine tasting
Come enjoy a decadent evening of fine sparkling wine! We'll sample 6 sparkling wines including Champagne, Prosecco and English Sparkling wine.
£40.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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Introduction to Wine Tasting
Tue 05
Jul
- 2022 -
Introduction to Wine Tasting
A relaxed and informal introductory evening learning about different wine styles, grapes and countries while tasting a selection of delicious wines.
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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WSET Level 1 in Wines
Sun 10
Jul
- 2022 -
WSET Level 1 in Wines
DAYTIME COURSE. The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is an ideal starting point for anybody new to wine or those starting a professional career in drinks or hospitality. 
£175.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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Gin Tasting
Tue 23
Aug
- 2022 -
Gin Tasting
Gin is on a roll in the UK at the moment with new micro-distilleries opening up seemingly every month in the UK. Includes award-wnning Cambridge Gin.
£35.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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Champagne and Sparkling Wine tasting
Tue 30
Aug
- 2022 -
Champagne and Sparkling Wine tasting
Come enjoy a decadent evening of fine sparkling wine! We'll sample 6 sparkling wines including Champagne, Prosecco and English Sparkling wine.
£40.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
France vs New World 4-part Blind Tasting course
Starts
Tue 06
Sep
- 2022 -
France vs New World 4-part Blind Tasting course
This 4-week BLIND tasting course develops your tasting skills and teaches in a fun way what to expect of wines from different countries. Compare French wines with those made with the same grape but from different climates.
£110.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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Pinot Noir and Chardonnay
Tue 06
Sep
- 2022 -
Pinot Noir and Chardonnay
Join us for a fun evening sampling Burgundy wines and comparing them BLIND with wines made in New World countries such as Australia, South Africa and America using the same grapes. Learn to tell the difference by smell and taste alone! 
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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WSET Level 2 in Wines
Sun 11
Sep
- 2022 -
WSET Level 2 in Wines
SUNDAYS x 3. This beginner to intermediate level qualification course provides a structured exploration of the world of wine and is suitable for both wine industry professionals and wine enthusiasts. 
£490.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Semillon
Tue 13
Sep
- 2022 -
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Semillon
Join us for a fun evening sampling Bordeaux wines and comparing them BLIND with wines made using the same grapes in New World countries such as Australia, South Africa and America. Learn to tell the difference by smell and taste alone! 
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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Syrah, Grenache and Southern Rhone whites
Tue 20
Sep
- 2022 -
Syrah, Grenache and Southern Rhone whites
Join us for a fun evening sampling French wines from the Rhone valley comparing them BLIND with wines made in countries such as Australia, South Africa and America using the same grapes. Learn to tell the difference by smell and taste alone! 
£35.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc and Riesling
Tue 27
Sep
- 2022 -
Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc and Riesling

Join us for a fun evening sampling French wines from the Loire and Alsace comparing them BLIND with wines made in countries such as Australia, South Africa and America using the same grapes. Learn to tell the difference by smell and taste alone! ...

£35.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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 8-week World of Wine course
Starts
Tue 04
Oct
- 2022 -
8-week World of Wine course
The 8-week World of Wine course is structured as a fun, practical introduction to the world of wine. It is designed specifically for people who enjoy wine and would like to learn more about it. 
£220.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
Introduction to Wine Tasting
Tue 04
Oct
- 2022 -
Introduction to Wine Tasting
A relaxed and informal introductory evening learning about different wine styles, grapes and countries while tasting a selection of delicious wines.
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
WSET Level 1 in Wines
Sun 09
Oct
- 2022 -
WSET Level 1 in Wines
DAYTIME COURSE. The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is an ideal starting point for anybody new to wine or those starting a professional career in drinks or hospitality. 
£175.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
Grand Tour of France
Tue 11
Oct
- 2022 -
Grand Tour of France
Get to grips with French wine! At this tasting we decode French wine labels for you and give you the keys to understand the styles of wine that come from different parts of France. 
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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Enjoy Italian Wine
Tue 18
Oct
- 2022 -
Enjoy Italian Wine
Italy has many exciting wines to choose from. Join us for a tour of Italian regions and wines and learn principles for pairing wine with different foods.
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
WSET Level 2 in Wines
Sun 23
Oct
- 2022 -
WSET Level 2 in Wines
SUNDAYS x 3. This beginner to intermediate level qualification course provides a structured exploration of the world of wine and is suitable for both wine industry professionals and wine enthusiasts. 
£490.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
Explore Spain and Portugal
Tue 25
Oct
- 2022 -
Explore Spain and Portugal
There are many changes going on in Spain and Portugal and these two countries have increasingly grabbed attention in the wine world. We'll look at a variety of wines including one to have with chocolate!
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
Discover Chile and Argentina
Tue 01
Nov
- 2022 -
Discover Chile and Argentina
Chile is known for its fresh and fruity wines and very tempting prices while Argentina has been making intense and increasingly complex wines. Both countries have their unique surprises - come and discover more.
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
Explore Australia and New Zealand
Tue 08
Nov
- 2022 -
Explore Australia and New Zealand
Australia and New Zealand make some of today's most popular styles of wine. Discover what makes them so good and what else these two countries have to offer. 
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
Discover USA and South Africa
Tue 15
Nov
- 2022 -
Discover USA and South Africa
An evening of New World showstoppers. South Africa's unique contribution to the world of wine comes from its distinctive history and climate, while wines from the USA firmly rival the best made in Europe. Come and discover more.
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
WSET Level 1 in Wines
Sun 20
Nov
- 2022 -
WSET Level 1 in Wines
DAYTIME COURSE. The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is an ideal starting point for anybody new to wine or those starting a professional career in drinks or hospitality. 
£175.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
Champagne and Sparkling Wine tasting
Tue 22
Nov
- 2022 -
Champagne and Sparkling Wine tasting
Come enjoy a decadent evening of fine sparkling wine! We'll sample 6 sparkling wines including Champagne, Prosecco and English Sparkling wine.
£40.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
Gin Tasting
Tue 29
Nov
- 2022 -
Gin Tasting
Gin is on a roll in the UK at the moment with new micro-distilleries opening up seemingly every month in the UK. Includes award-wnning Cambridge Gin.
£35.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
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