Jane Peyton is the founder of School of Booze – a consultancy that offers online learning courses in Beer, Cider and Wine plus drinks training for the on-trade, drinks retailers, drinks brand owners, drinks PR & Marketing agencies, and corporate events with Beer, Cider, and Wine Tasting.

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TV and radio producers, or after dinner speaking agents: Are you seeking an alcohol expert to talk about booze throughout history? Jane Peyton is a specialist in alcohol through the ages. If you’ve ever wondered what Cleopatra or Elizabeth I drank; why politics influenced the drinking habits of Britons during the Regency era; or just what Malmsey and Huckle My Buff were then please contact Jane.

Jane can also recreate historic styles of alcohol so if you fancy tasting spruce beer or Purl Royal now’s your chance!

Jane is a regular guest on radio, TV, and podcasts talking about alcoholic drinks.  See her promo video here.


“Jane is a natural and engaging speaker. She has an encyclopaedic knowledge of her subject and easily captures and keeps her audience’s attention. I can also vouch for her energy and enthusiasm. We worked together at a 5-day event where she was required to give the same presentation multiple times each day. She did this with ease, keeping it fresh and entertaining each time.”

Amanda Barry Hirst- Third Rock Communications

“Jane has spoken at the Ideal Food and Drink Theatre at the Ideal Home Show several times now and each time her talks are engaging, informative and entertaining! Jane has a great enthusiasm for her work and a heap of knowledge to go with it! The audience always have a wonderful time and go away learning something new which is only possible when you are working with a fantastic speaker.”

Tabitha Neill, Quantum Media Ltd.

Exciting news for
Jane Peyton!

The company she founded in 2008, School of Booze been named as one of London and South-East England’s Top 100 Businesses 2021. The South-East Business Awards are run in association with NatWest bank and Newsquest Media Group.

School of Booze is unique in its range of services offering on-line beer, cider, wine courses, drinks training, drinks consultancy, and corporate events.