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Wine Tasting & Wine Courses in Thames Valley

Welcome to Thames Valley Local Wine School

A warm welcome to Thames Valley Local Wine School!

We are a local, independent wine education and events company.

We host regular wine tastings, courses, and food and wine experiences in Reading and the surrounding area for people who enjoy wine and want to learn more.

We are also the counties leading provider of WSET courses.

Our events are run by friendly wine tutors and are relaxed and informal with an emphasis on learning by tasting.

Whether you are new to wine and want to learn more, want to explore different countries or grape varieties, or simply want to enjoy good company and good times, we have a tasting for you.

Our tastings, courses, and wine and food experiences cover everything from Intro Sessions, to Wine and Food, and WSET courses.



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Are you Fed up with gifting 'stuff'? Gift a wine experience this Christmas. All our of tastings, courses, and themed food & wine evenings make great gifts and are guaranteed to raise a smile on the recipient's face.It's not too late to join us for some wine school festive cheer at one of our festive events. 

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Thames Valley Wine School

Here at Thames Valley Local Wine School, we like to have a laugh and enjoy our wine.

We have a range of events that cater to all levels of experience.

Want to see if this is for you? Our Introductory Evenings are where to start.

Just want to have some fun then look no further!

Like wine and enjoy having it with food? Our range of Food & Wine events will help you get the best out of both of them.

  • Learn about wine in a friendly and social environment
  • Taste a wide range of wines so you can taste the difference
  • Receive impartial advice on other wines you might like
  • Learn how to match wine with food
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

Local Wine Schools in the Press


'The best wine courses and classes in the UK'

Victoria Moore
Daily Telegraph

'Londons loveliest wine tasting classes'

Time Out
Time Out Magazine

We're part of the Local Wine School Network

The world's fastest-growing network of independent wine schools, teaching fun, accessible wine courses at all levels – ‘wine tasting for everyone’. We also offer professional courses and qualifications for those wishing to start or develop their wine careers.

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