Spirits educators

Our teaching faculty is one of our greatest assets. They’re knowledgeable, passionate, engaging and, most of all, they share a commitment to delivering WSET courses and tastings to the highest educational standards. Our spirits educators are leading authorities in their fields.

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Hannah Lanfear DipWSET

Spirits Educator

Clocking in at 18 years of service to the cocktail and spirits industry, Hannah's journey took her from a teenager pulling pints and pouring rum in a tavern in Cornwall, to making fancy drinks for the cognoscenti in some of the world’s elite bars. Hannah teaches all levels of spirits qualification at WSET School London.

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Rose Brookman

Spirits Educator

Rose had spent many years in the hospitality industry. Her passion for education grew after joining East London Liquor Company, where she did industry brand training, consumer tours, and taught WSET courses to industry partners. She teaches the Levels 2-3 Awards in Spirits at WSET School London.

"I love that moment when students realise that their preconceptions might be wrong about some spirits brands."

Read our Q&A with Rose


Ed Wicks DipWSET

Quality Lead Levels 1-3 & Wine, Spirits and Beer Educator

Ed has been working in the drinks business in some form since he turned 18 years old. He won three awards for his WSET results, and now teaches and runs events at WSET School London. He is also an enthusiastic champion of sweet wines and will probably try to convert you the style.

"Wine is often thought of as a mysterious topic for a select few, but learning about it can open anyone up to experiencing something truly delicious."

Read our Q&A with Ed