Liberty Wines Apprentice

The Liberty Wines Apprenticeship is a varied and challenging two year programme, which includes two vintages and experience of all aspects of life in one of the UK’s leading wine distributors. Since its launch in 2007, we have seen a phenomenal response to the Liberty Wines Apprenticeship scheme and some outstanding candidates.

Applications for the 2019-21 programme will open in May 2019.

Read on for more about the programme and the experiences of our previous and current apprentices.

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Programme Details


The Liberty Wines Apprenticeship is now in its twelfth year. Unique in the industry, our programme offers a detailed yet wide-ranging experience across all aspects of the business as well as funding WSET Diploma Level 4 and two vintages in the northern and southern hemisphere.  

The Programme

The programme runs for two years from September during which time the candidate studies for WSET Diploma, funded by Liberty Wines.  

It includes placements within customer services and customer business support, events, communications and sales as well as credit control, shipping and distribution. During the first year, there is a month in Europe helping with the vintage plus two months’ vintage in the southern hemisphere during the second year. 

There is a four-month special project, which brings the apprenticeship to a close.  


•    Bright and enthusiastic, with a passion for wine
•    Strong written and oral communication skills
•    Quick learner and good team player
•    An aptitude for hard work
•    IT literate
•    Minimum of WSET Level 3 
•    Languages desirable but not essential
•    Permit to work in the UK for a minimum of 5 years

How To Apply

Applications for this position will open in May 2019.

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