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.