My philosophy is simple; Wine Education should be fun and entertaining, and that is how I present my classes. I have been teaching wine classes for over six years, in people's homes and at locations all over California. I am a Certified Specialist of Wine (Society of Wine Educators) and a level 1 Sommelier from the Court of the Master Sommeliers, I can provide your group or party with a tasting or class covering any wine region in the world. Follow me on my blog Wine-A-Palooza or on Facebook.
I contacted Kirk Green with Wine-A-Palooza with a last minute wine sampling/tasting for my bridal shower. Kirk responded within minutes with a quote and asked if I had any questions. Unfortunately, since my event request was within 48 hours, he was already booked for another engagement; however, he immediately contacted other consultants who might have been able to work my event. Sadly, since the event was so soon, no other wine consultants were available. But that did not stop Kirk from helping me! Although he could not provide the service in-person at my venue, he wanted to make sure I still had a great tasting! Thus, he provided a shopping list of wines, specific recommendations on cheese and chocolate pairings and emailed a 10-page list of directions for my guests to use while they sip!!!!
I am looking forward to booking him for my actual wedding in August and showing my appreciation in person!
Response from Wine-A-Palooza:
You are very kind! Best of luck tomorrow and looking forward to help you with your wedding!
Price Range: $150 and up
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Expect to learn about wine; the history, how it is made and everything in-between, but with a good sense of humor and lots of fun! I can be as complex or as simple as you want and I can cover any region of the world from Napa to Spain, Champagne to New Zealand.
We can present it as a casual walk around serving, a tasting paired with food or a full-blown PowerPoint presentation, your choice. I work with you on all the details of the event to ensure everyone has a great time.
I have taught wine classes for over six years for Total Wine & More, and in homes and at businesses in California.
Additional Booking Notes
I am willing to sing Free Bird or Million Miles Away, but my real talent lies elsewhere...
Influences & Inspiration
Bill Murray, Jeffrey Lebowski, Madame Clicquot Ponsardin, Phillipe Melka, Ernest and Julio Gallo, motivational speaker Matt Foley and Patrick Star
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