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Overall, we had a truly wonderful time.

Les Halles Narbonne

As novices at these types of trips, we were a little unsure of what to expect. We shouldn’t have worried. Sean and Monica were superb hosts and we immediately felt at home – a welcome evening around the pool was a lovely opportunity to meet our fellow guests and gave us our chance to sample Sean’s fun approach to learning about the intricacies of the local wines. Some of our fellow guests already had a detailed knowledge of wine and Sean was superb at balancing their needs with those of us who were more in the beginners’ category. There then followed a relaxed 3 day journey through winemaking in the region, interspersed with many opportunities to taste the wine – for us it was a great combination of an educational experience balanced with plenty of chances to try the wines themselves. Whilst there were many highlights, the picnic on the beach, sampling local products from the market paired with some fabulous wines, was something that will live long in the memory. Overall, we had a truly wonderful time. Thank you for the experience and we look forward to future trips with Sean and Monica.

Andy Newton

Highly recommended for anyone with a wine interest from novice to expert.

Highly recommended

I took part in the 3 day Languedoc wine tasting event in Narbonne. I had an excellent time in a great group of 15 people which was just the right size. The weekend offered a good balance of wine and food tastings, vineyard visits, travel in the area and restaurant meals, as well as free time to relax and explore Narbonne. Over the three days we had an opportunity to discover and taste a wide range of different regional wines. Monica and Sean were wonderful hosts , and Sean is a never-ending source of fascinating wine knowledge. Highly recommended for anyone with a wine interest from novice to expert.

Marek Filipiak

A memorable wine journey!

Wine Journey

Thank you so much for those glorious days in the Languedoc region, Monica and Sean! You really shared your passion and knowledge with us. And what a fantastic selection of wines and food we had. Highly recommended!

Iris Thalhammer

Wine tasting picnic at the beach was my favourite

Wine Tasting Picnic

I’ve been to Sean’s wine tastings in Berlin in the past so I knew this would be a great trip as I like his taste in wine and the stories and facts he tells about the wines. As I thought, the wines he chose this time were all excellent!
The vineyard visit was great, but I think my favourite activity was going to buy our picnic at the local market and having it on the beach with some lovely wines and great company. Monica managed to secure us the best spot while we were at the market.

Malin Arvidsson

Great Wines and Host! Wonderful time!

Known Sean for a few years now and he regularly host Wine Tasting and social events at Berlin. He is a great chap and very knowledgeable with wine. Attending his events is never just about sipping delicious wine but also learning more about the wines’ history/culture as well as the techniques of distinguishing the many tasting facets of the wines.

Yingwei Wang

Great evening in a lovely environment

I have been to 2 wine tastings with Sean, and highly recommend them! Great evening in a lovely environment and very knowledgeable and lovely selection of wines/cheeses.

Claudia Ellingwood

Sean’s wine tastings are for me a very good learning course of wine.

Sean’s wine tastings are for me a very good learning course of wine. His profound knowledge of wines has deepened my “understanding” of wines. I learnt a lot at his tastings. But it is not the only reason to make me kind of “regular customer” of his tasting events.
Diversity of his events is fastinating as well. You can taste wines from every corner of Europe and more. My favorite is champagne tasting in December and blind tasting. At his blind tasting, you can try even ice wine from Canada!
I like the warm atmosphere of his events. His flat having a fantastic view at the Viktoria Luise Platz, good selection of cheese provided by him, kind people…They all make Sean’s wine tastings truely enjoyable.

Kyungsoon Nam

Sean did a wonderful job

Sean did a wonderful job of guiding us through the evening with his excellent wine knowledge. It was a very entertaining and educational evening. The cheese was fantastic as well. I will definitely be back!

Fiona Hill

What a great and fun

What a great and fun experience at Sean’s place.
Cosy, familiar atmosphere with lots of mind liked people and of course great wines.
The place for wine lovers who want to mingle with nice people and learn about wines and just have a sip and a chat.


A hidden gem in Schöneberg for an easy going evening…

I have been going to Sean`s wine tastings for years. Not just because he is knowledgeable and clearly with a lot of experience in the wine business, but the warmth and cozy atmosphere he is creating during wine tastings. An evening full of laughter, Sean`s anecdotes, and good wine tips, I would recommend anyone.

Looking forward to the next ones, and would appreciate, if he would push it to the next level and organize some courses…

Ivana Grujicic

Simply put, Sean ‘knows’ wine

I’ve attended several of these events. Simply put, Sean ‘knows’ wine. His enthusiasm and stories make for lots of fun. It’s impossible not to pick up new interesting facts (either about wine or art or a region…)!

Works astonishingly well online too

Brian Kelly

I love Sean’s wine tastings.

I love Sean’s wine tastings. He is absolutely dedicated to wine, wine making, wine makers and wine history. He knows exactly, what he’s talking about, all backgrounds, stories, different methods of creating wines, including perfect food combinations going with the wines. He also creates a very relaxed atmosphere during the wine tastings, even online. I think he was one of the first offering online wine tastings during the COVID phase. But I can‘t wait to participate in face to face wine tastings again soon.

Monika Heimburger

Great fun wine tastings – both in person and on-line

I have attended lots of wine-tasting events organised by Sean, both in person as well as on-line. They have all been great fun. There is always a theme but these vary between regions, types of wine, grape varieties or other subjects. Sean provides easily accessible but insightful background information. These are combined with information about art, the regions, history, food, etc. The events attract a good crowd of people and the conversation is very open , friendly and inclusive.

The first on-line wine-tastings (an idea I was initially sceptical about, but which offer different opportunities than a face-to face meeting) were with Sean and these have also worked very well.

I really recommend Sean’s events.

Marek Filipiak

I can’t recommend Sean’s sessions enough

Sean has run a number of wine-tastings during the covid-19 era, covering a range of topics, and I have attended 5 or 6. They are always relaxed but informative affairs, where Sean passes on some of his wide knowledge and encourages the participants to share their experiences. These have been great fun during this time and I have looked forward to them. It’s nice to be among friends and to learn at the same time and I can’t recommend Sean’s sessions enough.

Mark Cleasby

Probably the most enjoyable thing you can do on Zoom!

Thanks Sean for facilitating an enjoyable and informative evening for the ECL team!
Wish I could remember all the tips and info you gave us.
Don’t forget if you need any help on identifying acidic wine my scalp is available at competitive rates!

Richard Hayman

Thank you very much!

Morning Sean. Just to say, thank you very much indeed for yesterday. Everyone really enjoyed it. You are an excellent host, and we loved your pace, knowledge and approach. Thank you! David.

David Maddox
Maddox Planning

Another great tasting event

Another great tasting event and I really enjoyed it. My take away from the night, no need to try any new world Pinot Noir under 20 euro. Spätburgunder is truly value for money and now I’d like to get a premier one to compare with a burgundy red.

Homer Dong

Perfect event – danger of repetition

I’ve been participating in several of Sean‘s Wine Tasting Events and can highly recommend it. It‘s
always fun combined with amazing wines/ drinks and lovely people. Sean has a profound knowledge and is passionate in hosting his guests. Perfect event – danger of repetition 😊

Janine Mueller

Definitely recommend it.

I loved this event. I thought I knew wine until Sean starting speaking. He introduced us to wines I had never even heard of before. His presentation was delivered in an relaxed way giving a fun atmosphere to the event. Definitely recommend it.


Entertaining host

Sean was a great and entertaining host and his knowledge of wine lore is encyclopedic! A well spent evening.


Great fun, indeed.

Great fun, indeed. And Sean takes his preparation seriously and presents really interesting facts. Thanks to him and to Monica. We hardly saw her, but I think Monica was running the whole electronic conference.