See, sniff, taste and discover with the Wine diamond, a well-established business based in the South of England with wide-ranging wine sector work experience. If it involves wine, the Wine Diamond is on hand to help.
Wine is an event..... Rather than it be a part of the refreshments elevate your get together or convention by making an occasion of your tipples. Lift your gathering from vin ordinaire to a Grand Cru your audience will remember.
I take on commissions from the wine trade as well as from corporate and private individuals. Clients can be UK based or international. They also include wine and other social societies, sports' clubs and high end charities and individuals. See below for further ideas. The notes cannot cover everything, so if your project is not mentioned, or you would like further information, email or call me so we can discuss your requirements.
If you have a particular date(s) in mind, book early as my diary fills well in advance.
Wine can be a significant portion of a business's overall income. Creating a considered package, from the wine list to the way it is presented can improve your income.
All types of wine related editorial including books and magazine articles, wine-list tasting notes, wine labels and proof reading. Covering one or two paragraphs, several pages, a series of articles to a whole book. Make sure your text and overall presentation inspires customers to try your wines.
Enthusiastic & knowledgable presenter for Trade fairs, staffing a wine stand, or as part of a team as an ambassodor for a promotion exercise for a trade body, region or producer.
Running a publicity push? I can be your expert.
Can't get to the UK and would like represenation at an event?
On premise staff-training, wine selection and upselling advice - how to sell that extra bottle or trade up.
Food & wine matching, advice on wines to accompany an important event, wedding or corporate dinner.
Catering and hospitality? Need a balanced wine list targetting your clientele, call the Wine Diamond. Have a wine list and would like the wines reviewed, need to know what they taste like to help with selling. Copy written for you, or proof read your own wine list descriptors. Hold a wine tasting event mid week to draw in extra covers.
Everyone enjoys and learns something about wine. Beginners go away with a touch more wine confidence for more wine adventures. Clients leave talking about your event. Staff are inspired to sell more.
Running a business conference and would like a lighter event as a change from the technical presentations, then a pre dinner tasting brings everyone together.
Are you running a sales pitch or publicity campaign? Would you like a draw to boost attendance? How about .... a finding out about and tasting Italian Wines?
As client entertainment a wine tasting is inclusive and fun, no matter what the weather. A change from golf, or after it...Anyone for a Know your Bordeaux Wine Tasting?
Perhaps you are part of a club, sports or social, and would like to boost custom mid week, or arrange something interactive for your members.
Staff entertainment as part of a milestone celebration or near Christmas.... hold a 'Wines for Christmas' Tasting.
Are you organising a high end charity function, lift everyone's spirit with a Champagne wine tasting to start proceedings.
Wine Society, looking for a speaker? May be you are a social society or club looking for an entertaining event. Recent topics include Tuscany, Northern Spain, Cutting Edge Chile, English Sparkling Wines, Christmas Selection....
Holding a dinner party or a BBQ with a region and wine theme, eg Viva Espana Evening, then have a Spanish wine tasting too.
An ice-breaker wine tasting event for a private party.... how do the bubbles get in the wine?, 3-Wine-line-up to pop the party.
Special occasion gathering and need wine advice or wine presentation. Surprise the wine enthusiast in your life. I can select and source wines to accompany your dishes, and present them to your guests.
Travelling to a wine region? Find out about her wines beforehand and get into the holdiay mood.
Tutoring for wine exams.
Other suggestions ... Beginners' Guide to French Wines- or zoom in on a region like the Loire, Languedoc or Rhone. Hungary, Lebanon, South Africa, Germany ....If you are not quite sure but would like to make more of your event and its wine, give me a call to talk through some ideas.