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Wine Tasting & Wine Courses in Manchester

Manchester Wine School

Looking for a Wine Tasting in Manchester? At Manchester Wine School, our motto is “Helping Manchester drink better wine.

Our aim is to inspire people from all walks of life in the world of wine. Most of our events are held at venues in Manchester City Centre, but we also organise corporate events and private wine tastings across Greater Manchester and beyond.

The school is owned by award-winning wine writer Simon Woods. Simon and the expert team love talking about wine in an interesting and informal way. Whether you are a complete beginner or a long-term wine lover looking to spruce up your knowledge, we offer an enthusiastic welcome – and a glass or two of great wine!

We are proud to partner with the Drinks Trust via their DEVELOP programme, to support those on a low income to join our flag ship WSET courses.

As you can see from our recent Trip Advisor and Google reviews the feedback on our events is fantastic.

Looking for the perfect gift for the wine lover in your life? Our tastings and gift vouchers are ideal, order your wine tasting Gift Vouchers here. 

Not sure where to start? 

Wine is for everyone and wine tasting should be welcoming and fun! We know wine can sometimes seem a bit scary, mysterious, even pretentious so if you are looking to kick off your wine adventure here are some perfect places to start your journey...                                                                               

Gift Vouchers

Our Gift Vouchers for fun Tastings and Courses make a perfect gift for any occasion! Choose an event or £ value and add your optional message. Email to the recipient for free, OR upgrade to a gold-embossed Gift Voucher. All vouchers are valid for 24 months and can be redeemed easily across the Local Wine School network - at over 40 locations around the UK!

Professional Wine Courses.

We offer the internationally recognised and highly regarded WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) qualifications in wine in Manchester.  Ideal for a professional or enthusiast who is looking to learn in a more formal and systematic way. Classroom and online options available. 

Manchester Wine School

Wine Tastings in Manchester 

What to expect - We run a range of different wine tastings for all levels of wine knowledge and experience in Manchester City Centre. Here is a sample selection of courses we do to whet your appetite:

  • Evening Tastings - See if wine tasting is for you with a one-night introduction into the world of wine or broaden your horizons with a tailored experience focusing on a particular region, country or grape variety.
  • 8-week Courses - Delve deeper and gain a more though our insight into wine tasting. 
  • Saturday Courses - What is better than wine? Wine and food. Immerse yourself with this indulgent day accompanied with a 2-course lunch.
  • Cheese or Food and Wine Matching - Discover how best pair foods and wine to get the most out of the finer things in life.
  • Corporate Wine Events - perfect for entertaining clients, networking or team building at your office or ask us to help you find a venue
  • Hen Parties or Private Wine, Gin or Prosecco Tasting Events - a great idea for hen parties, birthdays or family celebrations across Greater Manchester in your own home or ask us to help you find a venue

All our Wine Tastings & Wine Courses in Manchester can be booked as a gift. Perfect for the wine lover in your life!

Gift Voucher

Our Gift Vouchers for fun Tastings and Courses make a perfect gift for any occasion.

  • Choose an event or £ value
  • Add your message (optional)
  • FREE Email Gift Vouchers
  • Or upgrade with a gold-embossed Gift Voucher delivered in stylish wallet
  • Valid for 24 months
  • Redeem easily at all our wine schools UK-wide – over 40 locations!
Gift Vouchers

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