Luisa Welch will be speaking in the following theatres:
About Luisa Welch
With a career in food and drink spanning over 25 years, Luisa Welch is greatly experienced in wine education and wine judging. As a member of AWE (Association of Wine Educators) she runs a number of wine study groups both in person and on Zoom. A member of NUJ (National Union of Journalists) she also writes in depth wine features for trade and for online publications.
Luisa is often called to judge at various food and drink competitions, and has been a Panel Judge for IWSC – Italian Wines, Grape Brandies and for IWC on all wines. She was a panel judge and then Chair for the Quality Drinks Awards and regularly judges at the Bellavita, Glass of Bubbly, and Ratafia Awards, WotWine, and is involved as an Assessor for IDS (Independent Drinks Specialists).
She regularly runs corporate and members events for several organisations, including Cucina Caldesi and Soho House.
During her career as a food and drink specialist – she has worked as a consultant for blue chip companies such as IDV, Heinz, the German Wine Information Service, the Wine Education Service, The City of London Wine Fair and Gambero Rosso. Brand launches have included the range of Bolla Italian wines, Mommessin French wines, plus the spirits Bombay Sapphire, The Singleton whisky and Berro D’Agua cachaca.
She holds the WSET (Wine and Spirit Education Trust) Diploma and has taken the WSET Part 1 Qualification in Sake.