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Fall Wines to Try

As I sit outdoors to enjoy the last bit of summer, I can feel the cooler air. That breeze is no longer warm but refreshing and making me think that I might want to get a sweater if I want to stay outdoors much longer. The change in season also brings a change in what we enjoy drinking.Read more ›


To decant or not to decant?

What am I talking about? 

How, when and where to use a decanter, is the subject of this blog.

I am often asked if it is important to use a decanter, how to use a decanter, how to choose a decanter and options for decanters. I will attempt to answer these questions about decanters in this blog.Read more ›


Wine tasting is an art – More than just gulping it down!

Did you know to become a sommelier you have to do blind taste tests? This means you don’t see the bottle, so you know nothing about the wine before you taste it. A sommelier will be able to tell you the type of grape the wine is made from if it is from an Old World country or a New World country, the region in the country and possibly the name of the winery or chateau where it comes from. And don’t forget the year it was made!Read more ›


Ignite A Conversation With Wine Tasting Events

Wine tasting events are a great way to promote employee bonding and team building.  Well-planned team building events provide an opportunity for colleagues to build connections through conversation. Did you know that when colleagues are genuinely interested in others and in building relationships, it will ease the stress of deadlines and the strain of big projects? Work relationships are instrumental in helping your team succeed. After all, people respond better to those they know, and those who show a real interest in their lives.Read more ›


Discover Wines This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is as good an excuse as any to take action to improve cooperation and employee morale in your workplace. It’s also a great opportunity to show appreciation for your clients too. Why is showing appreciation for those you work with important? Well, it just might be the catalyst for improving employee engagement on the job. When people feel engaged about the work they do, they tend to be more passionate and more connected to the company they work for or the companies they work with.Read more ›


Wind Down From The Busy Holiday Season With A Wine Tasting Event

The holiday season can feel like a hectic time of year for so many reasons. In addition to holiday celebrations and events, many companies experience their busiest sales period in the final few months of the year. While there still may be time to fit in a little holiday cheer in December, why not treat your hardworking employees to a special event like a wine tasting class or a wine tasting event in the New Year to celebrate all that was accomplished during that peak season?Read more ›


Discover Winter Wines During Wine Tasting Events

Most people know that wines vary by region, but did you also know that it is worth exploring wines by season? Exploring wines under the summer sun or in the beauty of fall tend to be popular, but there is something so comforting and warming about sipping on a bold red wine while the snow flies outside. A wine tasting class or a wine event in the winter can be an excellent opportunity to host business clients, engage employees, or gather business associates together to create a memorable wine experience.Read more ›


Promote Employee Team Bonding With Wine Events

When you announce that you’re planning a team bonding exercise for your employees, the last thing you want to be met with is bored sighs and unengaged faces. Depending on their past experiences, team bonding events can have a bad reputation among some employees. Thankfully, much has changed in the team building landscape, and there are many uniquely designed programs and events that will not only be positively memorable, but can also help companies reach specific goals for their team. And it just so happens that wine events fall into that category.Read more ›


 

Stay safe and stay home!

During these difficult times, we can only hope you are all staying safe.
Our in-home wine tasting program, as well as all our corporate events, will resume when it is safe for everyone to participate.

We look forward to seeing you then!

The Team at SommEvents

 

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