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West of England Wine and Spirits Association is an approved programme provider for the WSET in the south west and WSET Bristol

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At the West of England Wine School, we have been pioneering the highest level of WSET training in the south west of England for over 50 years. We would love to welcome you onto our courses.


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2022 Annual Lunch

Details of the annual lunch of the association on 28th March can be found on the Events page here

2022 AGM documents

Attached are the documents for the 2022 AGM. As previously notified this will be held over Zoom on Monday 7th February at 11am. To login, click the link below or go to the Zoom website and use the meeting id shown: Meeting ID: 894 9814 7554 AGM Minutes Feb 2021 AGM Agenda 2022 L4Continue reading

Ken Thomas

It is with regret that we inform you of the death of Ken Thomas. Ken was one our students many years ago and harnessed his infectious enthusiasm for Whisk(e)y to set up that gem of a spirits indie, Arkwright’s in Highworth. Ken had not been well for some time, but managed to survive the pandemicContinue reading

West of England Wine and Spirits Association Committee 2017-18

Meet the Committee

The West of England Wine School is part of the larger regional West of England Wine and Spirit Association (WoEWSA). The WoEWSA helps to support the national Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) by helping wine professionals in the south west access quality WSET training, educational events and wine tastings, and subsidised wine trips.

Wine professionals and passionate individuals make up the WOEWSA Committee and meet quarterly to ensure we are doing the best job we can for our members. When you choose to study with us, you are given free membership to the Association during your time as a student and two years following.

Meet the committee by clicking here, or find our more about our Association here.