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.

JAN
19
2019
10.00 am

Wine course: WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

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!  

Course dates:

Saturday 19 January 2019

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

Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm. 

How much: £150 (including all course materials, wine samples, tuition, examination and certificate)

 

Monday 21 January 2019

Where: CUC Wine Bar, The University Centre, Granta Place, Cambridge, CB2 1RU

Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm. 

How much: £150 (including all course materials, wine samples, tuition, examination and certificate)
 

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

or contact info@cambridgewineacademy.com for more information

JAN
22
2019
7.00 pm

CWM Wine Appreciation Society: Sparkling Wines

 

To welcome in the new year, and put a fresh spring in all of our steps, the Wine Club's next meeting will be centred around the sparkling wines of the world. 

This style produces some of the most well-known and popular wines in the world, and we'll be taking the opportunity to explore old favourites and a range of interesting curiosities. From Champagne and Prosecco, to the sparkling wines of Germany, England, Australia, and beyond, we'll be tasting a selection that shows the huge variety within this sector. 

To join us and raise several glasses of fizz to the new year, book in store or call us at the Cherry Hinton Road branch on 01223 214548.

Tickets are £15 and the event starts at 7pm on Tuesday January 22nd at Cambridge Wine Merchants, 163 Cherry Hinton Road.

 

 

JAN
23
2019
7.30 pm

Wine tasting: New Year New Wines

  

What'll be top of the wine pops in 2019? New trends, tastes, styles and grape varieties. Find out with Steve from the Cambridge Wine Academy.

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

When: Wednesday 23rd January  2019

Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start

How much: £22.50

To book tickets: http://www.cambridgewineacademy.com/wine-tastings/

 

FEB
02
2019
10.00 am

Wine course: WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits


 

A beginner to intermediate level three day course exploring wines and spirits 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, the principal categories of spirits & liqueurs and how they are made.

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 (3-day course) : February 2, 9 & 16, 2019 (10am - 5pm)

                   Venue: Cambridge Wine Merchants, 163 Cherry Hinton Rd, Cambridge, CB1 7BX

 

Mondays (3-day course) : February 4, 11 & 18, 2019 (10am - 5pm)

                   Venue: CUC Wine Bar, The University Centre, Granta Place, Cambridge, CB2 1RU

Cost: £385 (includes study pack, wine samples, examination and tuition) 

To book places go to http://www.cambridgewineacademy.com/wine-courses/ or contact info@cambridgewineacademy.com

FEB
06
2019
7.30 pm

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 February 2019, 7.15pm for 7.30pm start.

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

How much: £22.50 (to book tickets http://www.cambridgewineacademy.com/wine-tastings/)

MAR
16
2019
10.00 am

Wine course: WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

 

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: Saturdays (5-day course, exam on day 6) :

                                                   March 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13 & 27, 2019 

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


Mondays (5-day course exam on day 6) : March 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15 & 29, 2019 

Where: CUC Wine Bar, The University Centre, Granta Place, CB2 1RU

 

Time: 10am - 5.00 pm. 

 

How much: £675 (includes all study materials, tasting samples, tuition, examination and certification) 

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

or email info@cambridgewineacademy.com for more information