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Hotel du Vin Tunbridge Wells

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About the venue

Hotel du Vin Tunbridge Wells is in central Tunbridge Wells and within easy reach of public transport, the train station and local car parks. Our tastings and courses are run in a private room on the ground floor.

The hotel is set in one of the town's architectural landmarks, a Grade II-listed sandstone mansion built as a private residence in 1762. They have retained its authentic detail carefully, adding our unique touch to the 34 bedrooms with antiques and memorabilia. 

For table bookings in the award winning bistro after your tasting or at any other time please call 0844 7489 9266.

How to get there

Hotel du Vin Tunbridge Wells
Crescent Road
TN1 2LY

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Upcoming events

Saturday Introduction to Wine with 2 course Lunch
Sat 26
Nov
- 2022 -
Saturday Introduction to Wine with 2 course Lunch
A decadent day of wine & champagne tasting, wrapped around a delicious two-course lunch.  Perfect!
£110.00
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Christmas Rum Tasting
Tue 29
Nov
- 2022 -
Christmas Rum Tasting
Rum looks set to be the next big spirits trend and for good reason - join us and discover why this spirit is perfectly placed for your festive drinks cabinet!
£35.00
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A Classic French Christmas: Classic Wines from our Cellar
Tue 06
Dec
- 2022 -
A Classic French Christmas: Classic Wines from our Cellar
It’s that time of year when we delve into the KWS Cellars to find some classic French gems to share with you before Christmas
£50.00
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 WSET Level 2 Award in Wines  - Classroom course
Starts
Mon 16
Jan
- 2023 -
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines - Classroom course
This beginner/intermediate level qualification course provides a fantastic and structured exploration into the world of wines and is suitable for both industry professionals and wine enthusiasts alike.
£475.00
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3 Weeks:  The Wines of the Americas
Tue 17
Jan
- 2023 -
3 Weeks: The Wines of the Americas
Put on your wine explorations shoes and discover the best wines & regions of the entire continent of America - north & south!
£120.00
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Cheese and Wine Pairing
Thu 19
Jan
- 2023 -
Cheese and Wine Pairing
Experience the pleasure of tasting the perfect wine with a delicious selection of cheeses!
£45.00
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Burns Night Whisky Tasting
Wed 25
Jan
- 2023 -
Burns Night Whisky Tasting
Raise a glass to Rabbie Burns as we explore the wonderful world of Whisky!
£40.00
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Charcuterie & Wine Pairing
Thu 26
Jan
- 2023 -
Charcuterie & Wine Pairing
Savoury, earthy, spicy Charcuterie & rich, mouthwatering wine - is there anything better?
£45.00
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French Wine Scholar (Wednesday evenings)
Wed 01
Feb
- 2023 -
French Wine Scholar (Wednesday evenings)
An in depth look at the wines, grape and wine regions of France
£750.00
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Explore Piedmont incl Barolo & Barbaresco
Thu 02
Feb
- 2023 -
Explore Piedmont incl Barolo & Barbaresco
Piedmont is home to the finest Barolo & Barbersco wines but, hidden in the Alpine foothills, are many other wine jewels in Italy's crowning region!
£50.00
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 8 Week World of Wine Course
Starts
Tue 07
Feb
- 2023 -
8 Week World of Wine Course
A wonderful introductory, comprehensive course into the fabulous world of vineyards, grapes, wine making and wine tasting!
£250.00
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Tour de France
Tue 07
Feb
- 2023 -
Tour de France
Everyting you have wanted to know about French wine regions and wines, all in one tasting!
£35.00
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Evening Introduction to Wine
Thu 09
Feb
- 2023 -
Evening Introduction to Wine
Do you want to learn more about wine in just one, very relaxed & fun, evening? 
£35.00
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Discover Italy!
Tue 14
Feb
- 2023 -
Discover Italy!
Explore the wonderfully unique world of Italian wines, from the top of the 'boot' to the toe!
£35.00
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Spanish Wines & Tapas
Thu 16
Feb
- 2023 -
Spanish Wines & Tapas
Explore the rich & diverse wines of Spain, perfectly paired with mouthwatering tapas, as we delve into the food, wine & culture of this fascinating country!
£45.00
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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines - Classroom Course
Starts
Mon 20
Feb
- 2023 -
WSET Level 3 Award in Wines - Classroom Course
An superb, advanced level qualification for professionals working in the wine industry and for wine enthusiasts.  
£795.00
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Explore Spain & Portugal!
Tue 21
Feb
- 2023 -
Explore Spain & Portugal!
Discover Iberian grapes & wine-making from these two great wine producing nations!
£35.00
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Posh v Plonk blind tasting
Thu 23
Feb
- 2023 -
Posh v Plonk blind tasting
Join us as we 'blind' taste classic wines over £15 against their supermarket equivalent at £8 or under - can you spot the expensive wines?
£35.00
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Saturday Introduction to Wine with 2 course Lunch
Sat 25
Feb
- 2023 -
Saturday Introduction to Wine with 2 course Lunch
A decadent day of wine & champagne tasting, wrapped around a delicious two-course lunch.  Perfect!
£110.00
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Discover Germany, Austria & England!
Tue 28
Feb
- 2023 -
Discover Germany, Austria & England!
Home to some of the finest cool climate wines around - join us and explore the wines of Germany, Austria & England!
£35.00
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Private Cellar Tasting
Thu 02
Mar
- 2023 -
Private Cellar Tasting
A fun and informal evening tasting wines from Victoria's cellar and other wines brought in by guests   
£35.00
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Private Cellar Tasting
Thu 02
Mar
- 2023 -
Private Cellar Tasting
A fun and informal evening tasting wines from Jonny & Victoria's cellar and other wines brought in by guests   
£35.00
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Explore Australia & New Zealand!
Tue 07
Mar
- 2023 -
Explore Australia & New Zealand!
It's not all about big reds and oaked whites - discover a wealth of delicious wine styles & grapes from these two southern nations!
£35.00
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Where in the World?
Thu 09
Mar
- 2023 -
Where in the World?
Our latest take on blind wine tasting - 6 wines, all tasted blind, all from one country. But where in the world are they from?
£35.00
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Discover Chile & Argentina
Tue 14
Mar
- 2023 -
Discover Chile & Argentina
From the Atacama desert to the foothills of the Andes - join us and taste a stunning range of wine styles & grapes from these two beautiful countries!
£35.00
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Ultimate Cheese & Wine Tasting
Thu 16
Mar
- 2023 -
Ultimate Cheese & Wine Tasting
Cheese & wine is a classic pairing and when you get the perfect combination, it's a taste revelation. Join us for our Ultimate Cheese & Wine Tasting!
£45.00
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The Wines of South Africa & America
Tue 21
Mar
- 2023 -
The Wines of South Africa & America
An evening of spectular New World showstoppping wines from the coast of South Africa to the stunning valleys of California and beyond!
£35.00
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 A Rioja Masterclass with Victoria
Thu 23
Mar
- 2023 -
A Rioja Masterclass with Victoria
Join our Rioja expert, Victoria, as we take a fine wine journey of discovery through Spain's most iconic wine region.
£50.00
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Champagne and Sparkling Wines
Tue 28
Mar
- 2023 -
Champagne and Sparkling Wines
Come and enjoy a decadent evening of fine sparkling wines. We'll sample 6 wines including Champagne, Cava, Prosecco, English Sparkling wine and two sparkling wines from elsewhere in the world.
£40.00
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3 Week: Europe's Hidden Treasures
Tue 18
Apr
- 2023 -
3 Week: Europe's Hidden Treasures
Let's shine a spotlight on the finest hidden wine treasures that Europe has to offer!
£120.00
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Evening Introduction to Wine
Thu 20
Apr
- 2023 -
Evening Introduction to Wine
Do you want to learn more about wine in just one, very relaxed & fun, evening? 
£35.00
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The Rhône Revealed from North to South
Thu 20
Apr
- 2023 -
The Rhône Revealed from North to South
Join us for a Rhône Valley Masterclass as we look at the simply stunning wines from the Côte-Rôtie in the North to the sun-baked vineyards of the South.
£50.00
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Saturday Sauvignon Blanc and Malbec course
Sat 22
Apr
- 2023 -
Saturday Sauvignon Blanc and Malbec course
Celebrate World Sauvignon Day (May 6th) and World Malbec Day (April 17th) at this special Saturday course featuring 12 different wines including sparkling wine and a two course lunch
£110.00
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Champagne Classics
Thu 04
May
- 2023 -
Champagne Classics
Classic Champagnes from the most famous houses!
£45.00
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Posh v Plonk blind tasting
Tue 16
May
- 2023 -
Posh v Plonk blind tasting
Join us as we 'blind' taste classic wines over £15 against their supermarket equivalent at £8 or under - can you spot the expensive wines?
£35.00
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Saturday Intro to Wine & Lunch: Wines of Iberia
Sat 20
May
- 2023 -
Saturday Intro to Wine & Lunch: Wines of Iberia
A decadent day of wine tasting, focusing on the wines of the Iberian Peninsula all wrapped around a delicious two-course lunch.  Perfect!
£110.00
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Cheese and Wine Pairing
Tue 23
May
- 2023 -
Cheese and Wine Pairing
Experience the pleasure of tasting the perfect wine with a delicious selection of cheeses!
£45.00
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The Judgement of Paris Revisited: France v Napa
Wed 24
May
- 2023 -
The Judgement of Paris Revisited: France v Napa
The 24 May is the anniversary of the Judgement of Paris - a blind wine tasting that put Napa Valley on the global radar.  Join us as we explore the best of France and Napa and celebrate this iconic wine tasting date!
£75.00
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Charcuterie & Wine Tasting
Thu 25
May
- 2023 -
Charcuterie & Wine Tasting
Delicious cured meats paired with mouthwateringly gorgeous wine - quite simply, heaven!
£45.00
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3 Week Intro to Wine by Grape
Sun 04
Jun
- 2023 -
3 Week Intro to Wine by Grape
If you like wine and would like to know more about it, this 3-part evening class is the perfect introduction.
£110.00
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Italian Food & Wine Tasting
Tue 06
Jun
- 2023 -
Italian Food & Wine Tasting
Italy is the spiritual 'home' of food & wine pairing.  We'll showcase the very best of the culinary combinations.
£40.00
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Tuscany & The Super Tuscans
Thu 08
Jun
- 2023 -
Tuscany & The Super Tuscans
The rolling landscape of Tuscany produces some of Italy's finest wines alongside being home to the Super Tuscans!
£75.00
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Pinks & Bubbles
Tue 13
Jun
- 2023 -
Pinks & Bubbles
Celebrate Prosecco Week & International Rosé Day as we unite these two delicious wine styles.
£40.00
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Steak and Wine Pairing
Thu 15
Jun
- 2023 -
Steak and Wine Pairing
A showcase tasting experience pairing mouth-watering steaks from around the world, paired with six classic wines.
£45.00
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Celebrating English Wines!
Tue 20
Jun
- 2023 -
Celebrating English Wines!
Join us and celebrate English Wine Week 2023, tasting some of the finest and most exciting sparkling and still wines produced in England!
£45.00
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Hot, Smoking BBQ Reds
Tue 27
Jun
- 2023 -
Hot, Smoking BBQ Reds
Get summer ready & join us and taste the very best red wines to enjoy alongside your BBQs this summer.
£30.00
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Evening Introduction to Wine
Thu 29
Jun
- 2023 -
Evening Introduction to Wine
Do you want to learn more about wine in just one, very relaxed & fun, evening? 
£35.00
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Victoria's Bubbles
Tue 04
Jul
- 2023 -
Victoria's Bubbles
A fun-filled, decadent evening of bubbles! Prosecco, Cava, Champange & English Sparkling Wine - all in one tasting!
£35.00
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Ultimate Cheese & Wine Tasting
Thu 06
Jul
- 2023 -
Ultimate Cheese & Wine Tasting
Cheese & wine is a classic pairing and when you get the perfect combination, it's a taste revelation. Join us for our Ultimate Cheese & Wine Tasting!
£45.00
Gift options available
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Saturday Introduction to Wine with 2 course Lunch
Sat 08
Jul
- 2023 -
Saturday Introduction to Wine with 2 course Lunch
A decadent day of wine & champagne tasting, wrapped around a delicious two-course lunch.  Perfect!
£110.00
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A Remarkable Rosé Experience
Tue 11
Jul
- 2023 -
A Remarkable Rosé Experience
It's time to get serious and re-think Rosé wines - let's taste the greatest!
£50.00
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Celebrate Cava!
Thu 13
Jul
- 2023 -
Celebrate Cava!
Join us and raise a glass of Cava as we celebrate International Cava Day!
£40.00
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Bottle v Bag-in-Box: Time to Re-Think Wine.
Tue 18
Jul
- 2023 -
Bottle v Bag-in-Box: Time to Re-Think Wine.
Bag in Box wine - entry level plonk at best, right? Wrong!  We're putting our taste buds to the test with a blind tasting - BIB v Bottle.  All the wines will be decanted - will you spot the difference? 
£35.00
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