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

  • Elena Barattini

    London
    Before I found my calling in wine, I had a successful career in sports marketing, most notably for the Italian Olympic Committee at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouv...
  • Erica Dent

    Hampshire
    Riedel Educator of the Year 2013 Erica teaches WSET qualification courses Levels 1 to 4 for the WSET’s flagship School in London. Erica is also part of the team that runs the WSET Educator Training ...
  • 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...
  • Giusy Andreacchio

    London
    Giusy hails from Calabria, Southern Italy and is one of the few people in London with both a WSET Diploma and an AIS Level 3 Certificate. Having completed her Degree in Languages and Modern Literature...
  • 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
    The interest in wine began in the 1970’s when a neighbour was studying with the newly formed Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET). Nineteen years later in 1999 and living in Hong Kong I joined a...
  • Janet Wang

    London, Stratford-upon-Avon
    Janet is the author of The Chinese Wine Renaissance (Penguin Randomhouse, shortlisted for ‘the Oscars of Wine’: Louis Roederer Wine Book of the Year 2019). She is an acclaimed bilingual speaker an...
  • 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...
  • Ken Sheather

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Winning the International Wine Challenge Specialist Merchant Award for Portugal in 2010 plus a number of awards from ViniPortugal, Ken has built an enviable reputation over the last 20 years for givin...
  • Kevin Ecock

    Ireland
    Kevin joined the Irish Wine trade in 1984. With his two brothers he developed Ecock Wines & Spirits Ltd into a successful retail and agency distribution business. After Ecock’s was sold Kevin wo...
  • Kevin Powell

    Somerset
    Kevin runs Winelines, which offers WSET courses at all levels, principally for members of the wine trade. He is happy to speak to wine societies on a wide range of subjects. He is also a qualified ...