Ever needed to find an appropriate bottle of wine as a gift for a client and had no idea where to start? Or been intimidated by a complicated wine list while on a business dinner? You’re not alone. Wine can be a complex subject with its endless variety, unique language, and intimidating “snob factor.” But it can also be a great conversation starter and way to build social ties with your clients and guests.
Today we’re going to make wine work for you and your business. Learn some wine basics that will help you navigate a wine shop or menu, and learn about (and taste!) some quality all-purpose bottles that make great client gifts. You’ll leave with a new confidence that the next time you’re faced with a wine decision you have the skills to handle it.
About the Presenter: Kim Simone is a wine educator who brings the joy and adventure of wine to life. She conducts wine tastings and events that are accessible to all knowledge levels, fun, and full of useful information. She started Vinitas WineWorks, LLC in 2014 after 12 years in wine sales. Kim got her start in the wine business while still a graduate student in Boston University’s Gastronomy program, and is now a Certified Specialist of Wine and a French Wine Scholar. In addition to private events and her own classes, Kim is also a co-host of the Franklin Wine Club, an assistant teacher at Boston University, and a certified instructor with the Wine Scholar Guild.