It's essential ...  
To get the most from wine, whether you are a keen wine lover, joining the trade, work in the hospitality industry or are progressing in your career ... you need to have a grounding in why wines taste how they do, which wine is best suited to any particular occasion and how to evaluate and judge different wines.

The next tasting will be on Friday 3rd March at the White Rock Hotel, Hastings from 6:30pm. This will feature fortified wines from around the world with some light nibbles. Think Sherry with nuts and olives, Port with stilton, Madeira with ...
We are very pleased to offer this tastings at our normal price of 20. Click here for more information.



We are an Approved Progamme Provider for the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) which is the only wine & spirit education organisation approved by the UK government as a national awarding body of vocational qualifications.

Our next WSET courses are:
Level 1 Award in Wine next dates to be confirmed
Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits - Mondays 20th & 27th March 3rd April
Level 3 Award in Wine - over six sessions, dates to be confirmed.

Our next one day Essential Wine Course (to include a three course lunch) will be held on Saturday 1st April 2017 in the private dining room at Walkers, Robertson Street, Hastings TN34 1HL.




Levels 1 and 2 to be held in Hastings; Level 3 location to be advised.

We offer regular monthly tastings in Hastings, Bexhill and Eastbourne. Click here for more information.

What about a gift voucher as the ideal present for the wine lover in your life!

The Essential Wine School is run by experienced tutors, all WSET Certified Educators holding the WSET Diploma qualification and who are Associates of the Institute of Wines and Spirits. They are also passionate about wine and want to share that enthusiasm - along with their knowledge and choice wines - with others.

We are flexible according to our customers' needs - we are happy to discuss in-house and custom events or fundraisers tailored to individual requirements. so, whatever your interest, please contact us for more information or download our latest brochure here.

Here's what some of our students had to say about attending one of our courses:
"Excellent - good attention to detail"
"Can't fault clarity of explanations"
"Detailed, succinct, well paced - very impressed"
"Extremely good samples - enjoyable"







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