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The Liberty Wines Academy - Bespoke training for the on-trade

27th January, 2015

The Liberty Wines Academy - Bespoke training for the on-trade

We are delighted to announce the launch of The Liberty Wines Academy, created by in-house Wine Educator Clare Whitehead to provide wine education specifically tailored for the on-trade.

The Liberty Wines Academy will complement the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) courses that are already available (we currently have 13 WSET-approved educators!). Available as a one day course or as individual modules, topics covered by The Liberty Wines Academy include how to taste, wine list navigation, food and wine matching, selling wine and the art of good service.

We are very proud of the high level of education and training we provide to customers, which we believe is a crucial element of customer service in the wine industry.  In 2014, we trained over 1,000 people, 150 of which sat WSET qualifications with a pass rate of 100% at Level Two. The Liberty Wines Academy builds on this programme and offers a more bespoke option, with vocational skills for front line staff new to wine service or those who want to develop their knowledge.

Following a pilot course earlier this month, the programme will be rolled out from February 2015. If you are interested in finding out more then please get in touch and we‘ll be happy to help.