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Jane Peyton is an award-winning drinks educator, writer, broadcaster, pub expert, and public speaker. She is the founder of the School of Booze – an education,  consultancy,  and events company specializing in alcoholic drinks.

Jane was the UK’s first accredited Pommelier (cider sommelier) and Britain's first Beer Sommelier of the Year. She is a former Imbibe Magazine Drinks Educator of the Year. Jane is the instigator and driving force of the UK’s annual national beer day – Beer Day Britain (June 15th). For her beer work she was awarded a Lifetime Achievement from Britain’s Parliamentary Beer Group, and has won several other professional awards.

Jane is the author of several non-fiction books including ‘Drink:  A Tippler’s Miscellany’, ‘Beer o’ Clock’, ‘The Philosophy of Gin’ and ‘The Philosophy of Beer’.

She is the Drinks Ambassador for the Love British Food organization.

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