What it’s like to be a wine trainer

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Nash’s work takes her all over the UK from country manors to cocktail bars, but today we’re aboard the Queen Victoria — a P&O cruise ship which recently underwent a major refurb.

“No two weeks are the same for me,” she said. “One day I could be up in Scotland for one of our clients up there, and then I could come down to somewhere in the Cotswolds, and then I could be doing somewhere in London.”

Looking at the sales figures, P&O’s staff have one of the toughest jobs of all of the merchant’s clients. On an average two-week cruise, guests get through 3,900 bottles of sparkling and white wine, 1,800 bottles of red, 2,500 litres of whiskey, 1,800 litres of gin, rum and vodka, 600 litres of cognac, and a staggering 50,400 bottles or cans of beer.

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