Delegate Profile

Jane Peyton

About

Jane Peyton is an alcoholic drinks expert, broadcaster, pub expert, writer, public speaker, and founder of the School of Booze. She has expertise in something that makes millions of people very happy – alcohol. Not just in the subject of modern alcohol but also the cultural history of alcohol. Ask her what Cleopatra or Jane Austen drank and she can tell you!

 

She won several awards for her work including Drinks Educator of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement in Beer from the British Parliament’s MPs and Peers. She has also achieved several ‘firsts’ including being the UK’s first certified Pommelier (cider sommelier) and the UK’s first Beer Sommelier of the Year. Jane is the author of seven books including Beer o’ Clock, and Drink: A Tippler’s Miscellany.

 

Beer is a particular passion and Jane is the instigator and driving force behind Beer Day Britain, the UK’s annual national beer day June 15th. She is also a Guinness World Record Breaker for hosting the world’s largest beer tasting tutorial when 1,236 people participated and broke the record.

 

Jane is a fun and engaging host, presenter, and after dinner speaker. She appears regularly on radio and TV talking about alcoholic drinks and pubs both past and present. She is the resident drinks expert on Fermentation Radio.

Jane trained through the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, and the Beer & Cider Academy.

Conference Sessions

  • Eastern Promise

    01 Jul 2019, 11:15 - 12:00, Beer & Cider Hub

    Presented by Britain’s first pommelier, former Imbibe Educator of the Year, Jane Peyton. The West Country isn’t the only region crafting great ciders – Suffolk,...

    • Language: English

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