- Post-nominal initials
MA, Dip WSET
UK (excl N Ireland)
0208 958 3319
- 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) She is a Panel Chair and Jury Member for various OIV Concours in Europe, including Strasbourg, Sierre, Frankfurt and Berlin.
Burgundy, Bordeaux, Alsace, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Austria, California, Oregon, Washington State, Virginia, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand.
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
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, members of the Trade, restaurants and retailers 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) She is a Panel Chair and Jury Member for various Concours in Europe, including Strasbourg, Sierre, Frankfurt and Berlin
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 and retail 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.