4-WEEK Wine Courses from £55.00

Full details of all our upcoming 4 week courses, dates and availability can be found towards the bottom of this page. 

Book 2 x 4 Week Courses for the special 8-Week Price of £95.00 - Book a place on two 4-week courses at the same time and receive a fantastic 13.5% discount. Click here for more details and to book.  PLEASE NOTE - The 2 x 4 week courses must be reserved TOGETHER at the time of booking and cannot be added retrospectively.

These 4-week courses are run over four consecutive week nights and allow us to take a closer look at the wines we taste and regions we visit. We may compare 2 different regions so that we can appreciate, compare and contrast different styles of wine. Or we may have an in depth look at different wine styles and taste and contrast these styles from around the world.

No previous experience is needed. The emphasis is on learning by tasting different varieties of wine. It is also a great way to meet new friends who share your love of wine. You will soon learn which wines you like, and where to buy them.

Please Note: There is an additional charge (in addition to the Course Fee of £55) of £10 per evening to cover the wine costs (this works out at approximately £23.75 per evening, usual cost if you booked on a single evening is £27.50 per evening).  


Not a problem. You may either send a substitute, or pick up the missed session on a subsequent European Course, or obtain a refund voucher valid for any of our MWS courses and tastings.


  • Taste at least 6 wines per evening
  • Retail prices of wines tasted will be from £5.00 to over c£20.00.
  • Discover where to obtain today's best value for money wines.
  • Wine & Food Matching advice
  • Common wine faults - how to spot them
  • Storing & Serving wine advice
  • Taste the world’s major Grape Varieties – Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Viognier, Semillon, Chenin Blanc & many others
  • Comprehensive tasting notes to take away
  • Small selection of nibbles to complement the wine


By the end of the four evenings you will have gained a good understanding of major grape varieties and the wine styles they produce. You will have learnt to taste wine like a professional, and be able to identify a corked wine. You will also have learnt which foods match well with which wines and why. You will also have developed your sense of smell and wine vocabulary.


Once you have finished this 4-week course you will have sufficient starting knowledge to progress on to the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines. This is a globally recognised qualification and is an excellent way to consolidate your knowledge and enhance your enjoyment of wine. A must for anyone working in the hospitality or drinks business but equally fun for those wishing to study purely for pleasure!

Our tutors are amongst the highest-performing WSET trainers in the UK, and our students enjoy well above average exam results. At Manchester Wine School over 90% of students who study their WSET Level 1 Award in Wines with us pass their course so you know you are in good hands when you come to study with us!

Special Offer - Two 4-week courses for £95

Special Offer - Two 4-week courses for £95 ::

Book on two 4-week courses and receive a fantastic 13.5% discount off the cost of booking both courses individually, or book 2 x places on a 4 week course.  Just click

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Venue: Jurys Inn Hotel, Manchester City Centre

Price: £95.00
4-week Old World Tour of Wine

4-week Old World Tour of Wine :: Fri 28th Sep 2018

This 4-week ‘Old World Tour of Wine’ course in Manchester City Centre is structured as a practical introduction to the classic 'Old World' wine regions of Europe. It is designed

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Date/Time: 28th Sep 2018 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: The Front Room - Royal Exchange Theatre - Manchester

Price: £55.00
4 Week - New World Tour of Wine

4 Week - New World Tour of Wine :: Fri 26th Oct 2018

Our 4 week New World Tour is a fascinating journey around some of the best "New World" wine producing countries, with nights dedicated to Australia, New Zealand, Chile and

Places remaining: 4
Date/Time: 26th Oct 2018 at 19.00 - 21.00
Venue: The Royal Exchange Theatre

Price: £55.00







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