Coronavirus - Covid 19 - Events Update
Our face to face events have now restarted!
We’re currently working hard behind the scenes with our weekday venue MK Gallery and our new Saturday venue - Horwood House - and plan to run our face to face events from 5th September. We will be introducing enhanced hygiene and social distancing measures designed to keep you safe and can’t wait to taste wine with our guests again. Click here to find out more about the measures we will be taking to ensure our events are Covid safe. We will continue to monitor government guidelines as they evolve and working with our local venues we will issue any updates required in our guidance here
In the meantime, you can continue to enjoy wine tasting from the comfort of your own home at one of our online events and our online WSET courses running from September to November are available to book now. To see them click here
If you have any queries about an existing or future booking please click here , e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call on 01525288801.
You may understandably be concerned about your booking for a wine school event. You can now book with confidence as we now offer you the flexibility to change your plans easily and without financial impact to you. For bookings made up to 30 July 2020, we offer:
- Free rebooking with no amendment fees.
- Free cancellation and a credit equivalent to your original ticket price will be issued and can be used as payment on future events.
- Booking Credit expires 31 Dec 2020 and events must be concluded by 30 March 2021. (so effectively 12 month period )
- The credit is a personal credit and cannot be transferred to others.
- Gift voucher expiry date is extended by six months
Wine Tasting and Courses Milton Keynes & Bedfordshire
Hello and a very warm welcome to the Milton Keynes Wine School. We are an independent wine education company which hosts wine tastings and wine courses in and around Milton Keynes and Bedfordshire.
We offer a range of wine events including fun wine tastings, food and wine workshops and introductory courses. All events focus on enjoying wine in a relaxed and informal setting. No previous wine experience necessary.
Many of our tastings make GREAT GIFTS. Click here for our list of gift ideas from £25.
We run a variety of courses - open to everyone and anyone who enjoys wine and wants to learn a bit more about it - no previous wine tasting experience is necessary.
- Introduction to Wine Tasting - An evening course, tasting 6 wines with a brief introduction to the basics of wine. These courses are run in Milton Keynes, and we'll cover - how it's made, how to taste it and how to find what you like, all with a few food matches.
- Premium Gin Tastings - An evening course. Discover what makes craft gins unique, how they are made and how they taste
- Single Evening Tastings - An evening course, focused on a single subject such as region (e.g. Burgundy), country (e.g. New Zealand) or topic (e.g. Old World vs. New World).
- Saturday Introduction to Wine Tasting Course - Includes a 2-course lunch, Champagne and 12 wines from around the world.
- 8-Week World Tour - Our flagship course. Explore the world of wine through 60 wines, covering all aspects of wine from how it is made to reading a label, and everything in between.
To have a look at a short video of one of our Saturday Wine Days click here
Why choose the Milton Keynes Wine School?
- We are wine educators, not retailers, which allows us to select the best wines from local merchants and leading national suppliers
- Our tastings entertain and inform and there's no pressure to buy wine at the end, making us unique in the world of wine tasting
- We are part of the local wine school network who have been providing wine courses and events across the UK for over 20 years.
- We offer structured courses; immerse yourself in the world of wine by joining an 8 week World of Wine course and you will taste over 50 wines along the way.
- We have over 30 years experience in the Wine Trade
OUR VENUES - we use venues right in the heart of Milton Keynes for our evening courses :
Milton Keynes Gallery 900 Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes MK9 3QA
The Holiday Inn Milton Keynes Central, 500 Saxon Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 2HQ
Milton Keynes central station is only a short taxi ride or 15 minute walb from both
There is ample parking at both venues
We also use a stunning historic venue just south of Milton Keynes and easily accessible by road and rail for our Saturday courses
Horwood House, Little Horwood, Milton Keynes MK17 0PH
Built in 1911, the beautiful Grade II listed Manor House is ideal for tastings, and the birthplace of the famous gardener, Percy Thrower. The house, lily pond and manicured Pytheas Gardens provide a truly stunning backdrop.
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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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