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Radisson Blu, Leeds

About the venue

Our main Wine School venue is right in the heart of Leeds, close to bus and train links; the Radisson Blu is easily reachable whether you are walking, using public transport or driving. The rooms are spaceous, and effortlessly transformed from a sociable round-table tasting to a more official accredited exam room. We offer every level of wine tasting here; whether you want a fun and friendly intro to wine or something a tad more advance, the Radisson can facilitate all of our events. Leeds is our WSET and WSG hub, so if you want a professional wine qualification, look no further!

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Radisson Blu, Leeds
Radisson Blu, The Light
LS1 8TL

Upcoming events

World of Wine Series: Fizz & Sweeties
Wed 08
Dec
- 2021 -
World of Wine Series: Fizz & Sweeties
Our World of Wine Series reaches its finale as we toast the end of our journey. Fizz and Sweeties often feature at the start and the end of a great meal. They are drinks we reach for in times of celebration, marking a special occasion, so lets enjoy!
£30.00
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Fine Port and Cheese Pairing Evening
Wed 15
Dec
- 2021 -
Fine Port and Cheese Pairing Evening
Our annual Port extravaganza is back! A chance to revel in comparing everything from basic Ruby all the way up to a beautiful 35yo Vintage Port. Each wine comes matched with its perfect cheese companion for added deliciousness and indulgence!
£50.00
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Christmas Fine Wine
Thu 16
Dec
- 2021 -
Christmas Fine Wine
A real fixture in the diary for all the Wine School regulars! Join Laura as she looks back at some of the wine highlights of the year, recommends some seasonal treats, and sprinkles a few goodies from her own personal stash in the mix as well!
£37.50
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 WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
Starts
Sun 09
Jan
- 2022 -
WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

This in-depth intensive course is the WSET L3 Award in Wines, it is intended as vocational training in advanced product knowledge for those employed in the drinks industry and is increasingly valued by enthusiasts looking to develop their expert...

£750.00
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 WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Condensed
Starts
Tue 11
Jan
- 2022 -
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Condensed
This comprehensive intro course provides a structured exploration of the world of wine and is suitable for wine industry professionals and wine enthusiasts. You do not have to first complete Level 1, you can start at Level 2 if desired
£395.00
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Warming Reds For Winter
Thu 20
Jan
- 2022 -
Warming Reds For Winter
As the winter nights draw in, it's time to wrap ourselves up with help of 6 rich and warming red wines. The perfect tasting for all you red-heads, come and indulge in a variety of rich and spicy wines designed to give you that warming glow...
£27.50
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WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
Starts
Sun 23
Jan
- 2022 -
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

WSET L1 Award is the ideal starting point for anybody new to wine or those beginning a career in hospitality. It lays the foundation for understanding wine, giving you confidence for food and wine pairing, and an introduction to different styles...

£180.00
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Fine Port and Cheese Pairing Evening
Tue 25
Jan
- 2022 -
Fine Port and Cheese Pairing Evening
Our annual Port extravaganza is back! A chance to revel in comparing everything from basic Ruby all the way up to a beautiful 35yo Vintage Port. Each wine comes matched with its perfect cheese companion for added deliciousness and indulgence!
£50.00
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The Ultimate Cheese and Wine Evening
Tue 01
Feb
- 2022 -
The Ultimate Cheese and Wine Evening
We love to pair wine and cheese! Join us for a taste through our greatest hits pairings-wise, featuring many different styles of wine and cheese. Fizz, Sweeties, Whites, Reds... We find a perfect cheesy partner to each and every one!
£35.00
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 4 wk Wine School on Tour (the COVID Years)
Starts
Wed 02
Feb
- 2022 -
4 wk Wine School on Tour (the COVID Years)
YWS on Tour is one of our most popular 4 week formats. A chance to get together and enjoy some of the delicious and often unusual wines which Laura and the gang have picked up on their trips abroad. Thanks to Covid we have 2 years worth to share!
£120.00
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 8 wk Wonderful World of Wine Course
Starts
Thu 03
Feb
- 2022 -
8 wk Wonderful World of Wine Course

Hop onboard and set sail for your very own introduction to the World of Wine! Over 8 weeks spent in the company of fellow wine lovers and our highly qualified presenters, you'll sniff, swirl and slurp your way through 50 wines, learning as you go...&...

£200.00
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World of Wine Series: Bordeaux, Languedoc, and Rhone Valley
Thu 03
Feb
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: Bordeaux, Languedoc, and Rhone Valley
We kick off our World of Wine series with a look under the skin at some of France's most illustrious and prestigeous regions. We'll cover common wine labelling terms, basic geography, key grape varieties and what makes some wines so expensive?
£30.00
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 WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
Starts
Sat 05
Feb
- 2022 -
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
This comprehensive intro course provides a structured exploration of the world of wine and is suitable for wine industry professionals and wine enthusiasts. You do not have to first complete Level 1, you can start at Level 2 if desired
£395.00
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Introduction To Wine Tasting
Tue 08
Feb
- 2022 -
Introduction To Wine Tasting
The launchpad to your wine tasting journey! Spend a couple of hours in the company of one of our qualified tutors practicing how to swirl, sniff and slurp your way around a glass of wine: learn to taste both whites and reds like a pro! 
£27.50
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World of Wine Series: Australia and New Zealand
Thu 10
Feb
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: Australia and New Zealand
Next up on our World of Wine series we head down under to get to grips with wine down the Antipodean way... we've all heard about (and tried) Sauvignon Blanc from NZ and Shiraz and Chardonnay from Oz. But where are the hidden gems best found?
£27.50
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World of Wine Series: Loire and Burgundy
Thu 17
Feb
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: Loire and Burgundy
Part 3 of our global wine journey sees a return to France, but now we head to the North to learn about the stunning whites of the Loire and Burgundy. Elegant, racy wines with an abundance of mineral notes; like Spring in a glass, whatever the season!
£30.00
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Churchill's Vintage Port Masterclass
Fri 18
Feb
- 2022 -
Churchill's Vintage Port Masterclass
A sublime line up of 7 Vintage Ports from the Churchill's stable, each paired with a beautiful cheese, to give you an evening of ultimate indulgence. All bottles have been carefully selected by Laura, and then shipped direct from the Porto warehouse.
£100.00
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 WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
Starts
Mon 21
Feb
- 2022 -
WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

This in-depth intensive course is the WSET L3 Award in Wines, it is intended as vocational training in advanced product knowledge for those employed in the drinks industry and is increasingly valued by enthusiasts looking to develop their expert...

£750.00
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World of Wine Series: Chile and Argentina
Thu 24
Feb
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: Chile and Argentina
Time to hit up some South American sunshine as we journey to the land of Malbec, Carmenere and Torrontes! With the dramatic Andes as our backdrop we'll enjoy settle in to an evening of tasting wines big and bold with fruit and spice- delicious!
£27.50
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WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
Starts
Sat 26
Feb
- 2022 -
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

WSET L1 Award is the ideal starting point for anybody new to wine or those beginning a career in hospitality. It lays the foundation for understanding wine, giving you confidence for food and wine pairing, and an introduction to different styles...

£180.00
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Where in the World
Tue 01
Mar
- 2022 -
Where in the World
Everyone's favourite blind wine tasting is back! The concept is simple: 6 wines, all from the same country, all tasted blind. It's time to don your deerstalkers, follow the clues given by Laura, to figure out Where In The World these wines are from!
£30.00
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World of Wine Series: Italy, Spain & Portugal
Thu 03
Mar
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: Italy, Spain & Portugal

Our roving World of Wine series continues with a broad brush stroke across the southern end of Europe. Wines from Italy, Spain and increasingly Portugal, are consistently voted favourites by our Wine Schoolers. Value for ££ and food frien...

£30.00
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 NEW Spanish Wine Scholar Guild
Starts
Sun 06
Mar
- 2022 -
NEW Spanish Wine Scholar Guild
Spanish Wine Scholar is the ultimate course for those in the wine trade and anyone with a passion for Spain. It is a deep dive in to the world of culture, history, regions and wines of Spain alongside the finest tasting lineup we could muster!
£645.00
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World of Wine Series: South Africa and North America
Thu 10
Mar
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: South Africa and North America
A night of New World wonders! Both countries are plagued by reputations forged on big brands, selling uninspiring wines, on deep supermarket discounts. But not with us! We're showcasing the area's most unique and authentic wines for you to enjoy!
£27.50
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World of Wine Series: England, Alsace & Germany
Thu 17
Mar
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: England, Alsace & Germany
A cornucopia of aromatic white wines awaits, our cups runeth over with Riesling, Bacchus, Gruner and Pinot Gris. If you're looking for some zing in your wine then this is the tasting for you! The fragrant aromas of spring, whatever the time of year!
£27.50
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World of Wine Series: Fizz & Sweeties
Thu 24
Mar
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: Fizz & Sweeties
Our World of Wine Series reaches its finale as we toast the end of our journey. Fizz and Sweeties often feature at the start and the end of a great meal. They are drinks we reach for in times of celebration, marking a special occasion, so lets enjoy!
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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Malbec World Day Tasting
Wed 13
Apr
- 2022 -
Malbec World Day Tasting
Every 17th April we join the global celebration which is Malbec World Day; an occasion to be joyful and merry as our glasses overflow with many many wines all made from amazing Malbec! Join us for the fun...
£35.00
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Malbec World Day Tasting
Thu 14
Apr
- 2022 -
Malbec World Day Tasting
Every 17th April we join the global celebration which is Malbec World Day; an occasion to be joyful and merry as our glasses overflow with many many wines all made from amazing Malbec! Join us for the fun...
£35.00
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Churchill's Douro Estate Masterclass
Thu 21
Apr
- 2022 -
Churchill's Douro Estate Masterclass
Following our deep dive into Chruchill's Vintage Ports, we now invite you to an evening experiencing their Douro Valley Wines. You'll taste the full range available in the UK, plus two special bottles shipped from Porto which are not to be missed!
£50.00
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 NEW French Wine Scholar
Starts
Sun 24
Apr
- 2022 -
NEW French Wine Scholar
French Wine Scholar is the ideal course for members of the wine trade and avid enthusiasts of French wine. It is a deep dive in to the regions, culture, wines, history and cuisine of France alongside one of the most exciting tasting lineups we offer
£675.00
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Gin and Nibbles Tasting
Fri 29
Apr
- 2022 -
Gin and Nibbles Tasting
Discover a new side to your favourite tipple as we pair six beautiful gins with a selection of delectable nibbles. Two cheeses, two charcuterie and two sweeties bring a whole new dimension to this gin tasting evening! Ginspirational gastronomy!
£42.50
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 WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
Starts
Mon 09
May
- 2022 -
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
This comprehensive intro course provides a structured exploration of the world of wine and is suitable for wine industry professionals and wine enthusiasts. You do not have to first complete Level 1, you can start at Level 2 if desired
£395.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
Starts
Sat 14
May
- 2022 -
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

WSET L1 Award is the ideal starting point for anybody new to wine or those beginning a career in hospitality. It lays the foundation for understanding wine, giving you confidence for food and wine pairing, and an introduction to different styles...

£180.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
Sat 14
May
- 2022 -
WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

The WSET L1 Award is the ideal starting point for anybody new to wine or those beginning a career in hospitality. It lays the foundation for understanding wine, giving you confidence for food and wine pairing, and an introduction to different st...

£180.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
 WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
Starts
Sun 05
Jun
- 2022 -
WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

This in-depth intensive course is the WSET L3 Award in Wines, it is intended as vocational training in advanced product knowledge for those employed in the drinks industry and is increasingly valued by enthusiasts looking to develop their expert...

£750.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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