Wine Tasting Sussex - Welcome to Sussex Wine School
We are an independent wine education company offering Wine Tastings and Wine Courses in Brighton. No previous experience required!
Here are four good reasons to join us for a wine tasting or wine course:
- you can taste and learn about wine in a fun and relaxed setting
- you can improve your confidence buying wine
- you can get inspired about wine
- you can get a wine qualification
Live classroom tastings and courses started again on 1st September in airy and spacious rooms. We will be introducing enhanced hygiene and social distancing measures designed to keep you safe. To read more about the measures we are taking to ensure our events are Covid-safe please click here.
10th Sept 2020 Update - Wine school is up and running again and we want to reassure you the the new rules that come into effect from 14th Sept limiting gatherings to six people do not affect our tastings and course as these are educational classes run in a Covid safe hotel environment.
We are also running popular ONLINE wine tastings you can join from home - fun, informative and sociable (click to find out more).
We also have ONLINE WSET courses - gain a qualification in wine studying at home.
"As a regular attendee at both the evening tastings and a number of the longer courses, I can highly recommend Sussex Wine School. Catering for both the casual wine drinker keen to know more and the more experienced wine enthusiast ready to delve deeper. The wide range of courses available is matched by Jonny's knowledge, enthusiasm and passion. Well worth keeping an eye on the website as new tastings are regularly added." Charlotte, Sept 2019
Our wine tastings and wine courses take place in Hotel du Vin Brighton.
We also offer Wine & Spirit Education Trust wine qualifications and Wine Scholar Guild courses
You can get a feel for what it is like to take a WSET course by watching this video
Find out more about our three Wine Scholar Guild courses by watching this video
Venues and Times
We use Hotel du Vin in the heart of Brighton for our wine tastings and courses (or we can travel for private groups).
- Evening tastings run from 7pm-9pm
- Saturday Courses with champagne and lunch run from 11am-4pm
- WSET courses run from 9.30am-4.30pm each day
- Wine Scholar Guild evening courses run from 7pm-9pm
Hotel du Vin Brighton at 2 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD is in central Brighton and within easy reach of public transport, the train station and local car parks.
Our tastings and courses are run in one of their ground floor function rooms (ask which room we are in at reception).
See below for a map link. The nearest car parks are The Lanes, Churchill Square Car Park 2 and NCP Russell Road.
For table bookings in the award winning bistro after your tasting or for information on room rates (popular with Saturday courses) please call 0844 7364251 or book online.
For a Google map please click here
Don't know which course to select?
Please call Jonny Gibson on 01273 978122 and he will be delighted to guide you through all our courses and help you make the right selection.
Or send us a note via the Contact Us page, with your query. We will be happy to help.
Our wine courses and wine tasting in Sussex are suitable for everyone. They make a unique wine gift and wine present. We run many wine courses from one evening wine tastings to 8 week wine courses.
WINE TASTING FOR EVERYONE IN SUSSEX
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We are proud to be part of the Local Wine School network - the only UK-wide network of independent wine schools. All our centres offer fun wine tastings and courses to suit everyone from absolute beginner to the serious enthusiast.
All our tastings can also be purchased as great gifts that can be redeemed at any of our wine schools across the UK. All our Gift Vouchers have FREE DELIVERY and are VALID for 2 YEARS. Check out our National website for further details - www.localwineschool.com
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