2013-14 International Wine Challenge awards for CWM: Large Independent Merchant of the Year UK; Regional Merchant of the Year: Eastern England; Fortified Specialist Merchant of the Year UK.
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Cambridge Wine Merchants

International Wine Challenge, Wine Merchant of the Year 2012 : WINNERS!

also: Large Independent Merchant of the year UK, East of England Merchant of the year, Fortified Specialist Merchants of the Year UK
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previous events heldForthcoming Events

Tickets for our events are transferable but non-refundable.

However we do run a waiting list for sold-out tastings (and they nearly always sell out) - if you need to cancel we'll try our best to sell your place on to the waiting list.

APR
06
2020
7.30 pm

POSTPONED UNTIL ABLE TO HOST - Wine tasting: Monday Night Wine Club - South Africa

Join Steve Hovington from The Cambridge Wine Academy for the third of four Monday Night Wine Club events at The CUC Wine Bar, Granta Place, CB2 1RU. Tonight it's the turn of South Africa.  Learn how to taste wine like a professional and improve your knowledge on this wonderful wine producing country.

When: Monday 6 April 

Where: CUC Wine Bar, Granta Place, CB2 1RU

Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start

How much: £20 (includes seven wines) Food platters £5 extra

How to book: http://www.cambridgewineacademy.com/wine-tastings/ 

 

 

APR
18
2020
10.00 am

Wine course: WSET Level 1 Award in Wines (Spring courses)


 

 

Do you enjoy drinking wine and would like to know more? This course is an ideal place to start. Devised by the WSET (Wine & Spirits Education Trust) this course introduces you to the main grape varieties used in wine, the main styles of wines available, how to taste, store and serve wine and how to successfully pair food and wine together. 

By the end of the day we guarantee that you will be more confident about trying new things having gained new skills that will help you enjoy wine even more. The added bonus is that if you pass the short exam at the end, you'll receive an internationally recognised wine qualification.

Course tutor Steve from The Cambridge Wine Academy, has guided hundreds of students through the different levels of WSET and his philosophy is simple - learning about wine should be fun!  

'Thank you for a wonderful learning experience. I learned a great deal and had fun doing it.' Julia

Course dates:

Saturday 18 April 2020 

Monday 20 April 2020

 How much: £165 (including all course materials, wine samples, tuition, examination and certificate)

To book a placehttp://www.cambridgewineacademy.com/wine-courses/


APR
20
2020
7.30 pm

POSTPONED UNTIL ABLE TO HOST - Wine tasting: Monday Night Wine Club - USA

Join Steve Hovington from the Cambridge Wine Academy for the fourth of four Monday Night Wine Club wine tasting evenings. This time we are featuring the USA. Learn how to taste wine like a professional and improve your knowledge on this amazing wine producing country.

 When : Monday 20 April

Where: CUC Wine Bar, Granta Place, CB2 1RU

Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start

How much: £20 (includes seven wines) Food platters can be purchased on the night for £5

To Book: http://www.cambridgewineacademy.com/wine-tastings/ 

 

 

MAY
02
2020
10.00 am

Wine course: WSET Level 2 Award in Wines (Spring courses)

 

A beginner to intermediate level three day course for wine enthusiasts or those working in the industry. 

You will learn how wine is made, what influences wine style, the key white and black grape varieties and their characteristics, the important wine-producing regions of the world and where these grape varieties are grown, the production of sparkling, sweet and fortified wines, labelling terms, food and wine pairing principles, how to describe wine using the WSET systematic Approach to tasting wine.

There is a 50 question multiple choice exam at the end of day three. Successful candidates receive a certificate and an internationally recognised wine qualification.

Course dates available:

Saturdays: May 2, 9 & 16, 2020

Mondays: May 4, 11 & 18 2020

(10am - 5pm)

  

Cost: £395 (includes study pack, wine samples, examination and tuition) 

To book places go to http://www.cambridgewineacademy.com/wine-courses/ 


MAY
06
2020
7.15 pm

POSTPONED UNTIL ABLE TO HOST - Wine tasting: Tour of the New World

Join Steve from The Cambridge Wine Academy for a guided tour around the New World wine regions. Stop off points include South Africa, North & South America, Australia and New Zealand. 

When: Wednesday 6 May 2020, 7.15pm for 7.30pm start.

Where: Cambridge Wine Merchants, 163 Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, CB4 3BW

How much: £25.00 (to book tickets http://www.cambridgewineacademy.com/wine-tastings/)

MAY
31
2020
10.00 am

Wine course: WSET Level 3 Award in Wines (Summer courses)

 

 

Take your wine knowledge to another level! 

This comprehensive, in depth, five day course is intended for wine enthusiasts who would like to further their knowledge in a rigorous and structured way and for those working in hospitality and wine retail industries who need to know in detail about the products they work with. 

Over the course of five weeks, you'll taste over 70 wines and develop your wine tasting skills. Through expert tuition and high class study materials you'll learn all about the factors that influence wine style, quality and price and build a real understanding of the wine producing regions of the world. 

Course Dates:                              

Sundays: May 31, June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5 2020 (exam day)

Mondays: June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 & July 6, 2020 (exam day) 

Time: 10am - 5.00 pm. 

To book a place or for more information: http://www.cambridgewineacademy.com/wine-courses/ 

JUN
03
2020
7.15 pm

Wine tasting: Great Wine Rivers of Europe

Join Steve from the Cambridge Wine Academy for a tour around the great wine rivers of Europe. Discover the wine regions of the rivers Rhine, Rhone, Ebro, Po, Douro, Loire & Danube. 

Cambridge Wine Merchants, 163 Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7BX

Wednesday June 3rd 2020

Time: 7.30pm

Tickets: £25.00

Available from: http://www.cambridgewineacademy.com/wine-tastings/