Tony Yip


VSF Wine Education


Marketing Director

Tony Yip serves as Marketing Director at VSF Wine Education, a London-based drinks school accredited by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET). With over 15 years of experience in the language services industry, Tony has collaborated with numerous clients in luxury goods, food and beverage, and hospitality. This extensive professional journey has ignited his passion for wine, spirits and Japanese sake.

Tony holds an impressive array of qualifications, including WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines, WSET Level 3 Award in Spirits, WSET Level 3 Award in Sake, SSI International Kikisake-Shi, ISS Certified Shochu Adviser, SSC Certified Sake Scholar, SEC Certified Sake Professional, and JSA Sake Diploma International.

Notably, as of 2024, he is the only WSET Certified Educator in Europe authorised to teach WSET qualifications in Sake, Spirits and Wines up to Level 3 across all three categories. In addition to his educational endeavours, Tony serves as a judge for various international competitions in wine, spirits, sake and cheese, and contributes articles to numerous magazines. 
Tony Yip