AWE Member
Post-nominal initials

MA, Dip WSET

Location

London

Country

UK (excl N Ireland)

Telephone

07931 796614

Mobile

07931 796614

Fax

0208 958 3319

Website

http://www.goodwinetours.com

Available for

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

Other wine work

Vivienne is a Senior Judge for The International Wine Challenge (IWC) and The Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA) She is a Jury Member for various OIV Concours in Europe .

Specialities

Burgundy, Bordeaux, Alsace, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Austria, California, Oregon, Washington State, Virginia, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand.

Qualifications

WSET® Diploma 1998; WSET® Approved Programme Provider; WSET® Certified Educator; BIVB International Bordeaux Wine Educator; Sherry Wine Educator; City & Guilds Certificate in teaching Adult Learners; BIIAB Level 2 National Certificate for Personal Licence Holders; Honorary Secretary of the Association of Wine Educators; Member of the Circle of Wine Writers; Member of the Institute of Wines and Spirits

Company Name

Aspects of Wine Limited

Other Websites

http://www.goodwinetours.com

http://www.wine-education-service.co.uk

Experience

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 has an enthusiastic approach to organising informative tastings for wine clubs, restaurants and hotels as well as running informal events for private and corporate clients.

Vivienne has travelled extensively throughout the world’s wine regions, recent trips include North and South America, South Africa, Italy and France. Vivienne is a CIVB International Bordeaux Wine Educator, and is a member of the Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin at the Clos de Vougeot in Burgundy, and a member of the Confrerie St Etienne in Alsace.

Vivienne is a Senior Judge for The International Wine Challenge (IWC) and The Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA) She is a Jury Member for various OIV Concours in Europe .

Vivienne is a Director and Wine Guide for Good Wine Tours Ltd and regularly leads trips for consumers and private clients.

Vivienne is a WSET Certified Educator and an Approved Programme Provider for the Wine and Spirit Education Trust. She works with restaurant staff and private clients to help them achieve trade qualifications.

Vivienne develops and teaches courses for consumers and runs tastings for The Wine Education Service and for Leiths School of Food and Wine.

She is currently the Hon. Secretary of the Association of Wine Educators.


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