Meet the Enjoy Discovering Wine Team
Erica Dent DipWSET, Owner and Educator
Having completed her WSET Levels 1 – 4 (Diploma) and her Level 3 Teaching Qualification. Erica founded Enjoy Discovering Wine in January 2008. Since then, she has built it into a thriving business resulting in winning the WSET/Riedel Educator of the Year for 2013 (also shortlisted in 2012 and 2017). Erica is an excellent educator and is the principal Educator for all our courses. Her passion for wine shows in her teaching techniques and her enthusiasm is infectious!
Helen Evans, Educator and sales support
Helen began working with Enjoy Discovering Wine in March 2010 and has a background in hospitality. Her role is to liaise with businesses to help them to identify their wine training requirements. Helen is qualified to WSET Level 3 and teaches some of our WSET Level 1 & 2 courses.
Nichola Ashcroft, Educator
Nicky started her wine journey with us studying levels 1, 2 and 3 all in one year. With a background and many years of experience in professional training, she joined the team to teach our level 2 courses in November 2016. Nicky also runs her own events cocktail bar.
Guest educators …
Matthew Dakers, WSET Spirits Educator
A WSET Nominated Educator for Spirits, Matthew is our WSET Level 2 Spirits Educator. He currently works with the famous London Cocktail Club Group as their Head of Training and Recruitment. After so many years of bartending and learning from the best it was time to give back to the next generation. Matthew now works with over 60 bartenders in the group to help and maintain their training to ensure they develop into the bartenders they want to be. Read more about Matthew here