Since obtaining her WSET Diploma in 1996, Carol has been tasting, talking, teaching and writing about wine in Aberdeen and around Scotland and is known for her informal, infectious, enthusiastic style. With a background in hospitality management, Carol understands the needs of both the trade and consumer when it comes to wine education.
Carol founded the Aberdeen Wine Appreciators Tasting group in 1999 and tastings are held around 10 times a year and in April 2017, she launched the popular Aberdeen Gin Appreciators tasting group.
A freelance wine writer, Carol currently has a regular wine column in the Press and Journal and has previously written for Aberdeen based Savour the North East, Gazette and Trend magazine and Inverness based Highland Life.
She is a judge for the International Wine and Spirits Competition and in 2006, she was a UK finalist in the European Champagne Ambassador Awards. Carol is also a certified Sherry Educator and a Certified Rioja Wine Educator. She is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Wines and Spirits.
Corporate events, Club/Society tastings, Private tastings, WSET courses, Wine courses, Trade/Sommelier training, Public/trade wine shows, Food and wine matching, Wine tours
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Lebanon, Fortified Wines, Champagne, Organic Wines, Biodynamic Wines, Food and Wine Matching
WSET Diploma, member of Circle of Wine Writers, 2006 UK Finalist Champagne Ambassadors
Wine Uncorked Education and Consultancy