Award-Winning Education

Our customers benefit from a range of wine training options from our award-winning team of educators.

As five-times winner of the IWC Wine Educator of the Year, we take wine education seriously. We believe well-informed staff have increased confidence and enthusiasm. They enjoy sharing their knowledge with guests or customers, which naturally leads to improved sales.

"I need to keep cracking on with the Liberty online training (which by the way is excellent) to ensure I keep up with colleagues!"
Ed Devenport, CEO, Incipio Group

WSET Level 1 and 2

As an Approved Programme Provider for the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), we offer both Level 1 and 2 awards, and achieve pass rates above the global average.

Liberty Wines Academy

Our modular programme, Liberty Wines Academy, is tailored so each customer receives the training most relevant to them. Developed by our Head of Education, Clare Whitehead, specifically for on-trade staff new to wine service, the programme is a concise, unique and designed to help all front-of-house staff boost their wine knowledge and, as a result, their sales. The one-day modular course covers:

  • How to taste
  • Wine list navigation
  • The art of good service and communication
  • Food and wine matching
  • Maximising sales

We also deliver ‘train the trainer’ sessions to support managers in coaching their own teams.

Liberty Wines Academy online training

Our customers can also access Liberty Wines Academy training online in their own time.

  • Five comprehensive online training modules
  • Games and quizzes to engage learners
  • Available via PC or app