Wine Tasting & Wine Courses in Sussex
Sussex Wine School
Looking for an inspiring, fun wine tasting in Brighton? You've come to the right place.
Sussex Local Wine School has been running wine tastings and wine courses in central Brighton since 2012. We'll help you experience new wines and wine styles and build your confidence with wine through tasting. You'll meet like minded people at our wine events as you discover and explore the world of wine - grapes, regions, producers, food pairing and wine tips. There's something for everyone from beginners to experts.
Sussex Wine School is also the leading provider of WSET courses in Sussex and an approved provider of Wine Scholar Guild courses and Capstone California courses. We are proud to partner with the Drinks Trust via their DEVELOP programme, to support those on a low income to join our flagship WSET courses.
We partner with other Sussex based businesses and people to deliver our tastings and courses and pledge to give 1% of our profits every year to charities working to improve the natural environment in Sussex.
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Learn with a Wine Course
Broaden your wine horizons with our flagship World of Wine course. Taste 50 deliciously different wines from around the world.
If you want to dive deeper into countries, regions and grapes then are 3 week courses are perfect.
Or if you just want to spend a great day tasting wine our one day Saturdays include 12 wines and a delicious lunch..
These courses are an informal and practical course designed for people who enjoy wine and would like to learn more. No previous wine experience is necessary.
Evening wine tastings help you discover more about wine and explore grapes and wine regions from around the world in more detail. We have a wide range of wine tasting events to allow you to develop your wine knowledge further from Introductory tastings to country specific tastings to masterclasses and food & wine pairing evenings there is something for everyone. We'll help you learn more about wine and inspire you about wine in a relaxed setting.
WSET, Wine Scholar Guild & Capstone California
WSET qualifications are a 'must-have' for wine enthusiasts and anybody seriously considering a career in the wine or hospitality industries. Globally recognised, they are the bench mark in wine education. We have 10 years experience, high pass rates, great student feedback and run regular Level 1, 2 and 3 in Wines courses both in classroom and online formats.
Wine Scholar Guild courses offer students an in depth look at the grapes, wine styles, wine regions, history and geology of France, Italy, and Spain. They are the most comprehensive and up to date wine courses available.
The Capstone California Wine program offers four levels of study, from novice (no previous knowledge of Californian wine needed) to expert.
At Sussex Local Wine School we really love wine and we have been helping people learn about wine in Brighton since 2012.
We don't sell wine so we buy wine for our tastings and courses from local, regional and national wine companies.