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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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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

Upcoming events

Your committee are working on providing a number of events throughout 2022. The first of these will be a Food & Wine matching masterclass, to be held at Harvey Nichols in Bristol on Thursday 28th April.

WEWSA Lunch 2022

The annual lunch of the WEWSA will be held on 28th March at the Mercure Grand Hotel in Bristol. Please pencil the date into your diary. More details to follow.

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.