Charity raffle

The Champagne Academy is offering magnums of champagne in a charity raffle to raise money for The Drinks Trust. For more details click here.

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New level 2 Spirits Class

A new online class has been scheduled for January 2021 with the exam in central Bristol in February. For more details and an application form click here.

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No new Events yet, but…

…we hope to restart our programme sometime soon. Watch this space for updates. In the meantime, Diana Lyalle has written a review of the recent visit to Woodchester Valley Vineyard which can be found on the Events page.

New Book by Christopher Fielden

Our President Christopher Fielden has published his memoirs of 60 years in the wine trade. The book will be available from 1st October and all profits will go to the NHS. To obtain your copy send a cheque for £10 (or £70 for 10 copies) ...

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New Zoom Courses

We have details of new Zoom courses for WSET level 2 and level 3 this Autumn. Look under ‘Study WSET’ for the details.

Bruce Wilson

It is with regret that we inform you of the death of Bruce Wilson. Bruce was a long serving member of the association, both on the committee and as a past President and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Covid-19 Update

In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, all our activities have been suspended until further notice. This includes training, exams, trips and events.

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Congratulations to Beth Pearce MW

Beth Pearce, who recently completed her WSET Diploma with us, has just been awarded her Master of Wine. She sped through the course, passing everything at her first attempt, which is a considerable achievement.

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St. Emilion dinner in Bristol on 25th April

La Jurade de Saint-Emilion are hosting a wine dinner in Bristol on 25th April. More details on the Events page.

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Job Vacancy at the Pig in Padstow

New Opening! Trainee Sommeliers, Sommeliers & Assistant Head Sommelier vacancies. Lime Wood Group & Home Grown Hotels Cornwall, UK Full Time £21,000 – £24,000 PA – + Service Charge, Based on experience ...