About Us

Welcome to Winchester Coffee School. 

We are an innovative and fully supportive coffee service based in Winnall, Winchester, only a 2 -minute drive from the City Centre and 10 minutes by bus from the train station.

You will find us at Unit 7a Sun Valley Business Park, Winnall, Winchester SO23 0LB. For directions see getting to Winchester Coffee School.

Our Coffee School and Philosophy

Winchester Coffee School offers a dedicated training space above the Roastery in a relaxed learning environment. Fully equipped with state of the art espresso machines, grinders and a brew bar. Downstairs we have 2 x 15kg Roastmax Roasting Machines. We have all the right tools at your fingertips.

Our goal is simple: to share our passion and expertise for coffee as a product, service, and experience.

Our team has a wealth of knowledge and skills, from roasting coffee to the brewing process; through advice on running your own businesses, whether a cafe, mobile coffee bar or other catering arenas.

Why Choose Us?

As well as being an independent coffee company, we are a full service and support facility. We offer full business and individual support covering:

  • Barista Training
  • Brewing & Sensory Training
  • Coffee Roasting
  • Engineer  Assistance
  • Business Training & Consulting
  • Source and supply for both commercial and the domestic sectors of the industry

Meet The Team

Mark Goulding

Business Owner

Trainer Focus: Helping to improve the all round coffee experience without barriers .


After living, training and working in Australia, with some of the best Baristas and Coffee Roasters in the world, Mark knew he could  bring some fresh skills and advanced techniques to the UK coffee market. With many years running successful busines’s, Mark has a wealth of knowledge in coffee Roasting and business practices to provide you with the support you need to succeed.

David Thomas

Cafe Manager, Roaster & Trainer

Trainer Focus: Latte Art,Level One, Level two and Roasting Masterclass


Dave fell in love with the coffee industry whilst travelling through Australia and on his return wanted to bring his experience into the school environment, making great coffee, something that is achievable and accessible to all. On the weekends you can find Dave running our cafe, providing our amazing coffee with sweet treats and showing the passion we all share for the industry. Yes! he does smile on a good day 😉



Jemma Maguire

Roaster and Trainer

Trainer Focus: Home Barista & Level 1 & 2 Barista Training

Jemma has worked in the food service industry throughout her working career.  She has worked in a wide range of roles in Cafes, restaurants, bars to product development, Sales and Marketing roles. This has involved working with some of the leading brands as well as start up brands. Jemma joined us in 2021 and can be found roasting coffee as well as taking Barista training courses.