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

  • Steve Hovington

    Cambridge
    Owner of the Cambridge Wine Academy. Certified Educator for WSET. Recent clients include Virgin Wines, Charles Wells Brewery chain and IPL, Asda. Experienced wine tutor. Hosts very popular, down to ea...
  • Susan Hulme MW

    Windsor, Berkshire
    Susan Hulme became a Master of Wine in 2005, winning the Madame Bollinger Tasting Medal, awarded for an outstanding performance in the tasting part of the exam. She is a panel judge for the IWC and is...
  • Tim Johnson

    Bristol
    Having been an enthusiast since being able to drink legally, I took the opportunity to follow all the WSET courses. I am particularly interested in some of the less fashionable and unusual wine produc...
  • Tim Syrad

    London
    Tim Syrad has been educating and entertaining people about wine since 1991. Through his company Taste of the Grape he runs corporate and private wine tastings and events. He has launched and run...
  • Tony Keys

    Victoria, Australia
    When living in England, Tony ran the educational programme for the Australian Wine Bureau in London. Now based in Australia, he remains a supporter of the Association....
  • Trevor Elliott

    Gosport, Hampshire
    Trevor enjoys wines and is most enthusiastic to share this enjoyment with others. He firmly believes that the pleasures of wines are enhanced by learning about them in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. ...
  • Trudy Welsh

    Surbiton, Surrey
    A lot of my teenage years were spent in Perigueux (Dordogne Valley) with frequent visits to Bordeaux and Bergerac. Later, a boyfriend of mine worked for Gonzalez Byass Sherry and we spent about a mon...
  • Tufi Neder Meyer

    Tres Coracoes, Brazil
    Tufi, a graduate of UFMG Medical School and also a holder of a PhD degree on Surgery, has studied wines since before college. Being a professor at University of Vale do Rio Verde (UninCor) since 1979,...
  • Valerie Cowan

    London
    Valerie has taught wine appreciation courses and workshops at adult education centres in London. She has also run Wine Clubs. Her relaxed and informal style is ideal for beginners and enthusiasts. ...
  • Victor Maguire

    Surrey
    Being passionate about wine led me to decide to engender the same enthusiasm in others, a relaxed and informal style of presentation ensures full engagement of all participants and all levels of knowl...
  • Vivienne Franks

    London
    Vivienne has an MA in French and German. Her background in food buying for a major retailer, led her to develop an interest in wine. This interest grew into what has now become her passion. She ha...
  • Wendy Gedney

    Leamington Spa
    15 years ago I enrolled on a wine appreciation course not realising what a fascinating subject it was and soon I was hooked. Four years later I graduated with a WSET Diploma and became a wine teacher....
  • Wendy Narby

    Branne (near Bordeaux), France
    Having graduated from the University College of Wales, Wendy further specialised in Food Marketing by reading a Masters in agribusiness in Paris. After working in French grocery distribution and the ...
  • Wine & Spirit Education Trust

    London
    Situated near London Bridge the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®) is an independent, not-for-profit charity founded in 1969 to provide training in wines and spirits to those in the trade and ...
  • Winifred Bowman

    Cape Town and London
    I am a qualified physiotherapist, biomedical scientist and obtained a PhD in Education (Didactics). I am an industry consultant and lecturer at Stellenbosch University in Occupational Health (Ergonomi...
  • Wink Lorch

    London and France
    Wink is a wine educator, writer and editor with over 30 years experience in the wine world. In 2014 she self-published her first book, Jura Wine, which won the André Simon Food and Drink Award for Be...