Testimonials

National Press Testimonials:

“In terms of wine education, Michael Schuster is a benchmark of iconic proportions and of enormous influence.” Steven Spurrier, Decanter Magazine


"Schuster is one of the best wine lecturers around. His London tasting classes combine a relaxed atmosphere and a serious appreciation of wine." 

Tim Atkin, The Guardian


“The Arnold Schwarzenegger of the wine tuition scene.

Michael Schuster’s knowledge, experience, gentle manner and wry humour have made him one of the country’s most celebrated wine educators.”

Andrew Jefford,  London Evening Standard


"The courses I know best are those run by Michael Schuster.  These have been going since 1986 which has given Schuster, one of the country's foremost wine educators, the chance to refine and perfect his method, and has also given rise to the best DIY manual for at-home tasting Essential Winetasting (Mitchell Beazley)." Richard Ehrlich, Independent On Sunday


“Schuster is a natural educator, quietly passionate about his subject; a teacher with a generous spirit, kindly yet authoritative and devoid of snobbery.”

Nina Caplan, Time Out


“We have long recommended Michael Schuster’s wine courses, as the best we know in London.” www.JancisRobinson.com


 

Corporate Event Testimonials:

“.... The wine tasting evening was the most enjoyable corporate event I have had the pleasure to attend, and I thought Michael Schuster was just great.”

Huw Phillips, Principal, TPG Europe; on a tasting Michael did for AON Mergers & Acquisitions Group


“... we have received endless numbers of thank you notes from our guests. They all referred to the variety and quality of the wines you chose, and to the way in which you introduced them. Keeping 150 happy but under control is no mean feat!.....” 

John B Singer, Managing Partner, Advent International


“The wine tasting at Tower 42 last week was a thoroughly enjoyable occasion and you gave the evening just the right balance between being informative and enormous fun. I have had a stream of letters and emails from guests saying how much they enjoyed it.”

Jeremy Edge, Director Consulting; Atis Real (PNB Paribas)


“Dear Michael, my very sincere thanks for your having organised last Wednesday’s dinner at The Square quite superbly, and for having commented on the wines with all the kindness, intelligence and sobriety they deserve.” 

Paul Pontallier, Château Margaux,  on a tasting / dinner in association with Bordeaux Index.