About winecdote

Winecdote is founded by Claudia Bastiaensen. Claudia is a certified wine educator who lives in North East London. She fell in love with wine during a seven-year stay in Paris and successfully completed the Wine and Spirit Education Trust Diploma qualification. After years of working for multinational luxury and drinks companies, Claudia decided to follow her dreams and started working in the wine industry. Claudia used to work as a wine educator in Paris and now shares her passion for wine with the London crowd. Next to Winecdote, she works in marketing for a wine distributor.

Claudia founded Winecdote because she believes that learning about wine should be fun and relaxed.


"Winecdote is a modern approach when it comes to telling stories about wine. I wanted to break away from the traditional elements in the experience of wine tasting (wine cellars, complicated vocabulary, overly complex wines) and develop a more modern and unpretentious concept. What you find at Winecdote's wine tasting courses is an interactive approach in learning about wine, great and approachable wines from small independent producers and surprisingly stylish venues."

Winecdote in the Media

Winecdote has been talked about in the media! Check out the articles below to know more about what we do:

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