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Hotel du Vin Tunbridge Wells

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

Upcoming events

Evening Introduction to Wine
Tue 07
Jun
- 2022 -
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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 4 Week Wine Course: Grapes of the World
Starts
Tue 14
Jun
- 2022 -
4 Week Wine Course: Grapes of the World
Over 4 weeks, we'll look at the 8 most famous white & red grapes of the world and compare how they taste when grown in different countries & climates.
£120.00
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Grapes of the World - Chardonnay & Pinot Noir
Tue 14
Jun
- 2022 -
Grapes of the World - Chardonnay & Pinot Noir
This fascinating one off tasting will compare Chardonnay & Pinot Noir from around the world and see how they taste when grown in different countries & climates.
£30.00
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French Food and Wine Tasting
Thu 16
Jun
- 2022 -
French Food and Wine Tasting
Explore the wonderful cuisine of France perfectly paired with six wines from classic grape growing regions.
£40.00
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Grapes of the World - Riesling & Syrah / Shiraz
Tue 21
Jun
- 2022 -
Grapes of the World - Riesling & Syrah / Shiraz
This fascinating one off tasting will compare Riesling & Syrah / Shiraz from around the world and see how they taste when grown in different countries & climates.
£30.00
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Champagne Classics
Thu 23
Jun
- 2022 -
Champagne Classics
Classic Champagnes from famous houses
£45.00
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Grapes of the World - Pinot Gris / Grigio & Merlot
Tue 28
Jun
- 2022 -
Grapes of the World - Pinot Gris / Grigio & Merlot
This fascinating one off tasting will compare Pinot Gris / Grigio & Merlot from around the world and see how they taste when grown in different countries & climates.
£30.00
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Gin Tasting
Thu 30
Jun
- 2022 -
Gin Tasting
Our love affair with Gin looks set to stay - join us as we explore the very best on the market!
£35.00
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Grapes of the World - Sauvignon Blanc & Cabernet Sauvignon
Tue 05
Jul
- 2022 -
Grapes of the World - Sauvignon Blanc & Cabernet Sauvignon
This fascinating one off tasting will compare Sauvignon Blanc & Cabernet Sauvignon from around the world and see how they taste when grown in different countries & climates.
£30.00
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The Hidden Depths of Rosé
Wed 06
Jul
- 2022 -
The Hidden Depths of Rosé
The wonderfully varied world of rosé wine, just perfect for summer sun!
£35.00
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Victoria's Bubbles
Thu 07
Jul
- 2022 -
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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Saturday Introduction to Wine with 2 course Lunch
Sat 09
Jul
- 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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Posh v Plonk blind tasting
Tue 12
Jul
- 2022 -
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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Discover Albarino - the new Sauvignon Blanc
Wed 13
Jul
- 2022 -
Discover Albarino - the new Sauvignon Blanc
Discover the true versatility of Spain's most celebrated white grape!
£35.00
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Bastille Day: French Food and Wine Tasting
Thu 14
Jul
- 2022 -
Bastille Day: French Food and Wine Tasting
Explore the wonderful cuisine of France perfectly paired with six wines from classic grape growing regions as we celebrate Bastille Day. Strings of garlic & berets optional!
£40.00
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Hot, Smoking BBQ Reds
Tue 19
Jul
- 2022 -
Hot, Smoking BBQ Reds
Get summer ready & join us and taste the very best red wines to enjoy alongside your BBQs this summer.
£35.00
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Cheese and Wine Pairing
Tue 06
Sep
- 2022 -
Cheese and Wine Pairing
Experience the pleasure of tasting the perfect wine with a delicious selection of cheeses!
£40.00
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Spanish Wine Scholar
Wed 07
Sep
- 2022 -
Spanish Wine Scholar
The Spanish Wine Scholar programe is the most advanced and comprehensive certification course on the wines of Spain!  
£695.00
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3 Week Wine Course: Old World v New World
Thu 08
Sep
- 2022 -
3 Week Wine Course: Old World v New World
The same grape, but from different "worlds". Taste 9 iconic grapes - will you prefer the Old World style or the New World version?
£100.00
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Posh v Plonk blind tasting
Tue 13
Sep
- 2022 -
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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Gin Tasting: Flavours of Autumn
Tue 20
Sep
- 2022 -
Gin Tasting: Flavours of Autumn
Our love affair with Gin looks set to stay - join us as we explore the very best on the market this Autumn
£35.00
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 WSET Level 1 Award in Wines - CLASSROOM
Starts
Sat 24
Sep
- 2022 -
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines - CLASSROOM
The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines course is the perfect starting point for anyone with no little or prior experience of wine tasting or those who are considering embarking on a professional career in the drinks industry.
£195.00
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Classic Americana: The Best of the West Coast.
Tue 27
Sep
- 2022 -
Classic Americana: The Best of the West Coast.
America's West Coast is the home to the original wineries of 1976 that took on the French in the Judgement of Paris - and won! Join us as we taste the best of the region today.
£45.00
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 8 Week World of Wine Course
Starts
Thu 29
Sep
- 2022 -
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
Thu 29
Sep
- 2022 -
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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Saturday Intro to Wine & Lunch: Explore the Americas
Sat 01
Oct
- 2022 -
Saturday Intro to Wine & Lunch: Explore the Americas
A decadent day of wine tasting, focusing on the wines of The Americas all wrapped around a delicious two-course lunch.  Perfect!
£110.00
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Evening Introduction to Wine
Tue 04
Oct
- 2022 -
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!
Thu 06
Oct
- 2022 -
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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 WSET Level 3 Award in Wines - Classroom course
Starts
Fri 07
Oct
- 2022 -
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
Gift options available
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Cheese and Wine Pairing
Tue 11
Oct
- 2022 -
Cheese and Wine Pairing
Experience the pleasure of tasting the perfect wine with a delicious selection of cheeses!
£40.00
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Explore Spain & Portugal!
Thu 13
Oct
- 2022 -
Explore Spain & Portugal!
Discover Iberian grapes & wine-making from these two great wine producing nations!
£35.00
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 WSET Level 2 Award in Wines - Classroom course
Starts
Sat 15
Oct
- 2022 -
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
Gift options available
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Steak and Wine Pairing
Tue 18
Oct
- 2022 -
Steak and Wine Pairing
A showcase tasting experience pairing mouth-watering steaks from around the world, paired with six classic wines.
£40.00
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Discover Germany, Austria & England!
Thu 20
Oct
- 2022 -
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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Italian Food & Wine Tasting
Tue 25
Oct
- 2022 -
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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Explore Australia & New Zealand!
Thu 27
Oct
- 2022 -
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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4 Week Wine Course:  The A to Z of Grapes
Tue 01
Nov
- 2022 -
4 Week Wine Course: The A to Z of Grapes
Move away from mainstream wines & explore unusual & unique grape varieties from all corners of the world!
£120.00
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Discover Chile & Argentina
Thu 03
Nov
- 2022 -
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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Steak and Wine Pairing
Tue 08
Nov
- 2022 -
Steak and Wine Pairing
A showcase tasting experience pairing mouth-watering steaks from around the world, paired with six classic wines.
£40.00
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The Wines of South Africa & America
Thu 10
Nov
- 2022 -
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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The Spirit of Christmas: Festive Spirits for Christmas
Tue 15
Nov
- 2022 -
The Spirit of Christmas: Festive Spirits for Christmas
Taste the best spirits that will brighten up your festive drinks selection this Christmas!
£45.00
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Champagne and Sparkling Wines
Thu 17
Nov
- 2022 -
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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WSET Level 1 Spirits - CLASSROOM
Sat 19
Nov
- 2022 -
WSET Level 1 Spirits - CLASSROOM
A beginner level introduction to spirits for those starting a career in the industry or pursuing an interest in spirits.
£185.00
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Private Cellar
Wed 23
Nov
- 2022 -
Private Cellar
A fun and informal evening tasting wines from Victoria's cellar and other wines brought in by guests   
£35.00
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A Feast of Fortified Wine for the Festive Season
Thu 24
Nov
- 2022 -
A Feast of Fortified Wine for the Festive Season
Christmas just isn't Christmas without a really good fortified wine by the fireside - and there is something for everyone!
£45.00
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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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Rum Tasting
Tue 29
Nov
- 2022 -
Rum Tasting
Rum looks set to be the next big spirits trend and for good reason - join us and discover why!
£35.00
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A Classic French Christmas: Classic Wines from our Cellar
Thu 01
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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Saturday Introduction to Wine: The Christmas Classics
Sat 03
Dec
- 2022 -
Saturday Introduction to Wine: The Christmas Classics
A decadent day of Christmas wine & champagne tasting, wrapped around a delicious two-course lunch.  Perfect!
£110.00
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Christmas Port & Cheese Tasting
Thu 08
Dec
- 2022 -
Christmas Port & Cheese Tasting
Explore a wonderful range of Port wines, beautifully paired with mouthwateringly delicious cheeses and get some great ideas for the destice season
£45.00
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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
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
WSET Level 2 - CLASSROOM
Mon 16
Jan
- 2023 -
WSET Level 2 - CLASSROOM
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
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines - Classroom course
Sat 21
Jan
- 2023 -
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines - Classroom course
The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines course is the perfect starting point for anyone with no little or prior experience of wine tasting or those who are considering embarking on a professional career in the drinks industry.
£195.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
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
£695.00
Gift options available
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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
Gift options available
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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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