Are you in the biz?¬†The resources collected here are just for you.
Beverages like wine, beer and spirits play a critical role in the hospitality industry.¬†Wine knowledge and service skills are at a premium, as restaurants continue to multiply.¬†Whether you’re looking to improve your skill set as a server or to become a better trainer as a manager, whether you’re a new recruit on a job hunt or an owner seeking professional guidance for your own restaurant, check out the options below.
Refining Your Beverage Service
What do you do with the cork?¬†Why is up-selling a dangerous game?¬†Brush up on everyday service basics or learn about fine-dining standards.
Improving Your Beverage Knowledge
Motivated to learn more about wine, beer and spirits as a career move?¬†Here are tips on everything from study strategy to recommended reading.
Beverage Management & Staff Training
Need ideas on how to revitalize your beverage program?¬†Bar managers, sommeliers and beverage directors can find insights on topics like menu design, training techniques and mentoring.
Do you need Marnie’s help?¬†Old Wines offers consulting services, from long-distance wine list ‘report cards’ to complete beverage program design.¬†Contact us for a quote on custom advisory services in matters of wine, beer, spirits, service and hospitality.
So, You Want to be a Sommelier?¬†Are You Sure?
This job looks glamorous, but it’s not for everyone.¬†Here are a few things any aspirant should consider before launching a sommelier career.