About Jane Peyton
Founder of the School of Booze
Jane Peyton is a British alcoholic drinks expert, broadcaster, pub expert, writer, public speaker, and founder of the School of Booze. She trained through the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, and the Beer & Cider Academy which are Britain’s official education bodies for accredited learning.
Jane 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 in the Parliamentary Beer Group. 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. See below for a list of her awards.
Jane is an engaging host, presenter, and public speaker. She speaks on a variety of drinks related subjects at conferences, lectures and business and social events in the UK and overseas. She appears regularly on radio and TV talking about alcoholic drinks and pubs both past and present. She is the resident drinks expert on the award-winning Fermentation Radio.