Speaker - Raul Diaz

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Raul Diaz is the head trainer at WineTraining Ltd. His sommelier career started in 2004 working in a luxury hotel. Soon after, he gained vast experience in hospitality while working onboard cruise lines. During 2010, he working in Michelin starred restaurants with Michel Roux Jr and Gary Rhodes in London. A year later, Raul joined Jascots Wine Merchants to develop their wine training department. During his time with Jascots, he established a variety of in-house training programmes and honed his skills of hosting memorable wine events and consulting businesses on how to successfully run their wine operations.

Raul became a WSET certified educator in 2012 following a real passion for teaching. He has trained more than 3000 students over the years to accomplish their objectives through his training courses.

Raul is also a wine presenter for Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch. He often participates in wine panels for Harper’s and the Drinks Business. He hosts masterclasses at Taste of London and Imbibe Live.