Find a Wine Educator

Below is a list of all members of the AWE. You can search for someone specific or refine your search for educators available for your type of event.

Members without personal email addresses can be contacted through the Association’s e-mail address


Members Directory

  • Debra Meiburg MW

    Hong Kong
    A Hong Kong resident for 25 years, Debra Meiburg MW is an award-winning author and speaker who holds the top honour in the wine world: Master of Wine. Meiburg Wine Media, her multimedia platform for ...
  • Denis Broderick

    Northern Ireland
    Denis Broderick is the Wine & Food Development Consultant with Woodford Bourne NI (formerly Direct Wine Shipments Wholesale). Denis is a former President of the Hotel and Catering International...
  • Doug Bond

    Edinburgh
    Over 15 years experience in wine education, retail and events. I have run tastings at Edinburgh Castle and the Scottish parliament as well as in people's homes. Whatever the setting I aim to keep the...
  • Dr. Gareth Morgan

    York + Edinburgh
    Gareth has long had a passion for wine, especially the classic European regions such as Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire, Germany, Italy, Portugal. He is also much involved with English wine....
  • Dr. Helen Savage

    Northumberland
    Helen has over twenty five years' experience of wine education. She offers a wide range of courses, including WSET, tastings in the North East and further afield and wine holidays in Europe and beyond...
  • Erica Dent

    Hampshire
    Riedel Educator of the Year 2013 Erica teaches WSET qualification courses Levels 1 to 3 for the WSET’s flagship School in London. Her company, Enjoy Discovering Wine, runs WSET courses at venues...
  • Geoff Bolton

    Midlands
    If you want to be entertained and informed in a friendly atmosphere, then I am your wine mentor! Hopefully, you will enjoy the experience, gain knowledge – and come back for more! From corporate ...
  • Gilbert Winfield

    London
    Gilbert has been working in wine for quite a few years, and has found that what he enjoys most, and therefore is best at, is talking about it in an approachable, humorous and irreverent style. He...
  • Hazel Tattersall

    Stratford upon Avon
    Hazel is a popular and entertaining presenter. She runs wine courses, tutored tastings for professional and consumer groups and corporate events. Her lively,and relaxed style ensures that these are b...
  • Heather Dougherty

    Surrey
    I'm a committed francophile, except in matters of rugby, so am always happy exploring the classic (and the less well known) wines of France. Champagne and sparkling wines are a continuing passion, and...
  • Helen Duddridge

    Suffolk
    Helen has worked in the Wine Trade for many years in which time she has worked as a wine buyer, wine advisor and retail manager for a successful wine merchant. She has travelled extensively visitin...
  • Hugo Read

    London
    Hugo Read grew up in a wine obsessed family and his whole life has been steeped in wine. In 2003 he spent six months touring Italy in his battered Fiat Punto (without air-con), visiting over 100 prod...
  • Ian Symonds

    UK
    My interest in wine began in the 1970’s when a neighbor was studying for wine exams with the newly formed Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET). Some years later, in 1999 and living in Hong Kong,...
  • Jayne Bridges

    Wooten
    Jayne's company Winespeak offers tastings, corporate events and training courses tailor-made for the wine trade. Much of their work is with supermarkets. They are available to wine societies and for c...
  • Jeffrey Benson

    London
    WSET Diploma. Jurade de St Emilion Prudhome de Sauternes Chairman International Wine and Food Society London Branch Member of the Circle of Wine Writers...
  • John Callow

    Manchester, Greater Manchester and the North West
    5 Years' wine event hosting experience, and over 10 years in the hospitality industry. John is very personable and knowledgeable, whilst delivering information in a very informal manner. He takes grea...
  • John Ducker

    London
    Wine teaching is John’s parallel career to his work as a professional actor- a factor which impinges naturally on his lively and stimulating tastings and lectures. He is often accused of being ‘p...
  • Julie Buclez

    London
    Julie is an approachable and enthusiastic wine educator. She has been teaching wine appreciation courses over the past few years in London and Moscow. Julie most enjoys teaching to beginners and h...
  • Keith Grainger

    South Yorkshire
    Keith is a very experienced and hugely popular wine tutor and presenter. He was one of the founder members of the Association of Wine Educators. His style is light-hearted, humorous and sometime...