How to join

Benefits of Membership

  • Education, approved professional training for WSET qualifications and product knowledge.
  • Interesting social events with like-minded people, for example, lunches, dinners, tastings and golf days.
  • Make your voice heard at regional and national level.
  • Invitations to regional tastings.
  • Networking.
  • Become a Council Member and make things happen.
  • Assist in raising funds for The Benevolent and therefore helping former members of the Trade in their time of need.

Membership falls into two categories:

  • Full Membership - Open to applicants who are engaged in selling wines and spirits wholesale, or retail within the boundaries of Yorkshire and North East of England. They may also be in associated trades such as wine education, for example.

Current subscription: £100 per annum. Subscription Year 1 November-31 October

  • Social Membership - Open to applicants who are employed, or own a business in the wine and spirit trade. This can be an hotel, restaurant or any associated wine and spirit business.

Current subscription: £30per annum

To apply please contact the Secretary

Please note that the membership year commences on 1st November and that members joining during the middle of the year will only be asked to pay a pro-rata amount. If you have any queries please contact us.


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