Host Wine Tastings for a Living: What It’s Like Working with The Traveling Vineyard

Wine Guides from The Traveling Vineyard are experts in the love of all things wine. As wine tasting in the home become more and more popular, they provided some recommendations on how to host a memorable wine tasting that will stun your guests. The Traveling Vineyard has grown to incredible success by offering its team of hosts, called Wine Guides, the ability to create their own home based business. Wine Guides arrange free, in home wine tastings for anyone who would like to host.

The Guides help each host prepared for the wine tasting and then during the event they take the lead in walking guests through the complete tasting process and facilitating an appreciation of some wonderful wines provided by The Traveling Vineyard.

At the close of the evening, the Wine Guide takes orders from guests that would like to purchase bottles of wine they enjoyed and from there The Traveling Vineyard. After an order is placed the Wine Guide simply shares the order with Traveling Vineyard’s Global Headquarters and they take care of the entire process.

If becoming a Wine Guide sounds like something you would be interested in, it is a simple process to get started. The Traveling Vineyard is growing rapidly and is always looking for highly motivated people to join their team. Wine Guides don’t need to have a wealth of prior experience or be an expert in wine. The Traveling Vineyard provides a full Sommelier Kit to learn everything about the wines provided and provide expert knowledge such as pairing recommendations.

Guiding Your Guests Through the Tasting

Wine Guides recommend serving wines from lightest to darkest. For each wine, encourage guests to start by discussing the color of the wine. Then, swirl each glass to open the aroma and sniff the wine deeply. Guests can then openly discuss their initial thoughts in an informal manner. Then, it’s time for the sip. Encourage guests to sip slowly and then again discuss their thoughts in an informal manner.Take a few minutes between each wine. Many of the best wines open up with an aftertaste that lasts over 30 seconds.

At the end of the evening, guests can compare notes and vote on their favorites. This is a great time to serve additional food and finish leftover wine. A wine tasting can be a unique experience that takes little to no work. With the help of a Wine Guide from The Traveling Vineyard you can just sit back, sip and savor and let them guide the tasting.