AWE Member

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 is an Approved Programme Provider and tutor for the WSET. She also offers Wine Education Service courses and Workshops as well as corporate entertainment wine tastings. Carol can act as your host for gourmet wine dinners and enjoys the challenges presented when food and wine combining.

A freelance wine writer, Carol currently has a regular wine columnin the Press and Journal and has previously written for Aberdeen based Savour the North East, Gazette and Trend magazine and Inverness based Highland Life.
Carol has travelled around many wine regions of the world and has visited France, Spain, Portugal, Madeira, Italy, Slovenia, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Switzerland, Lebanon, South Africa, California and Chile and does think that she probably has the best job in the world.

She is a judge for the IWSC and in 2006, she was a UK finalist in the European Champagne Ambassador Awards and is also a certified Sherry Educator. She is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Wines and Spirits.

Available for

Corporate events, Club/Society tastings, Private tastings, WSET courses, Wine courses, Trade/Sommelier training, Public/trade wine shows, Food and wine matching, Wine tours

Other wine work

Freelance Writer


Lebanon, Fortified Wines, Champagne, Organic Wines, Biodynamic Wines, Food and Wine Matching


WSET diploma, member of Circle of Wine Writers, 2005 UK Finalist Champagne Ambassadors

Company Name

Wine Uncorked Education and Consultancy

Ask Carol Brown about your event