About Us

WiSP: The Wine & Spirits Place to Be for Over 10 Years!

Let's mobilise to ensure industry professionals continue to grow and innovate, thus bringing the future generation on board.

« Convinced ‎
that transmitting knowledge and know-how to as many people as possible is an absolute necessity for developing wines and spirits culture, our mission is to distil and share our knowledge and expertise with industry professionals. ‎ ‎
To guarantee the employability and adaptability of all wine and spirits professionals, we provide certification or tailor-made training courses that consider the field’s needs and the diversity of each individual.‎ ‎
Because we believe experiential learning is more effective, our training courses, activities and content combine theory and immersive participative experiences.‎ ‎
As innovative and open-minded educators, we cultivate a taste for sharing, transmitting and learning by involving all stakeholders. ‎ ‎
Guided by common values of high standards, integrity and enthusiasm, we are part of a dynamic conducive to learning while respecting the requirements of the certifications provided.‎» ‎

Fanny Darrieussecq

Funder of WiSP

WiSP is a pioneering training organisation of excellence and the place to be

for wine and spirits professionals and enthusiasts who want access to the most distinguished training qualifications. We deliver WSET® and FWS™ certification courses and bespoke on-site and e-learning courses. In addition, we work with prestigious partners and internationally-recognised expert trainers. WiSP is one school with four campuses dedicated to the wine and spirits professions, located in the heart of the world’s most prestigious vineyards and at the confluence of two emblematic spirits regions.

In 2017, we were shortlisted as one of the world’s top eight WSET® Approved Programmes Providers out of over 700 centres delivering these prestigious qualifications to claim the WSET® Educator of the Year award.

Our passionate team dedicates itself to supporting you in your training projects from A to Z.

Since 2009, our team's expertise and professionalism have supported our learners throughout their wine and spirits training projects, learning journey, and career path.

Fanny DARRIEUSSECQ

General Manager & Quality Manager

Anne RAYNAUD

WSET® 4 Diploma Coordinator

Charlotte GUILLOT

Pedagogical manager and handicap referent

Jean-Paul Alves

Educational Scripting Officer

Sarah CHANTREL

Educational Scripting Officer

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Our Key Commitments

Innovating, adapting, connecting, supporting and training are the key commitments shared by our team and educators. We act daily to empower and inspire you through our qualifications, thus providing future-proof employability for all professionals in the wine and spirits industry.

At WiSP, passionate, dedicated, committed educators and true experts in their field will conduct training.
They will guide you throughout your learning journey. Discover your wine and spirits educators.

WINE TRAINING

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SPIRITS TRAINING

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