Corporate Events, Tastings. With 20 years experience, I host corporate and private wine events from London to Sydney. Tasting great wines with fun, learning and laughter provides a convivial and magical B2B environment to boost client business opportunities. On a mission; to make wine work for you.Team BuildingMy wine themed Team Building and Motivation Events promote leadership, bonding, communication skills and team performance. Teams also gain a wealth of wine knowledge, making future business entertainment less daunting and more effective. On a mission; to make wine work for you. TV and RadioFrom BBC2 to Radio 4, CNN to Talk Radio and SKY to 5Live, I keep wine simple to boost viewers' and listeners' understanding and enjoyment of wine. Wine ConsultancyAfter helping hotels, restaurants, airlines and cruise lines make the right wine choice, I now create 'Personal Selection' wine lists for restaurants and hotels to simplify choice, excite the dining experience and lift sales. On a mission; to make wine work for you.Wine CoursesHosting the wine courses at a leading Culinary Academy, my One Day Wine Course is a speciality. After a wine packed day travelling the world's vineyards, you'll become the wine expert you always wanted to be. On a mission; to make wine work for you. Writing and JournalismThank goodness the boring 'vineyard-grape-shopping list' articles are being rejected by editors. Sadly however, nothing has emerged to take their place. But, it doesn't have to be that way; there's a great story out there and exciting ways to tell it. That's what I do!LATEST NEWS 18 Sep 2017 BORDEAUX QUICKIE. 18th September 2017 admin Uncategorised TWO DAYS, TOO FANTASTIC. Over the weekend some friends of mine asked if it was possible to 'do' the Bordeaux vineyards in a coupl...Read More 14 Sep 2017 WINE LIST HELL. 14th September 2017 admin Uncategorised THE INEVITABLE GAME OF PASS THE PARCEL ...... We’ve all been there. You’re shown to your table. You’re feeling good. Then t...Read More 5 Sep 2017 RIOJA ROCKS. 5th September 2017 admin Uncategorised QUICK TIP; PAY THE EXTRA QUID! My mates in the pub always give me stick when I recommend a wine over a fiver in my regular newspaper and maga...Read More 23 Aug 2017 DUSTY DESERT TOWN? 23rd August 2017 admin Uncategorised NAVARRA. Navarra may sound like a dusty desert town in an old Western movie but in reality it’s a little known wine region that’s been ov...Read More 15 Aug 2017 NOT SO PETIT! 15th August 2017 admin Uncategorised PETIT CHABLIS IS SO MUCH BIGGER. Puzzling to find a wine partner for a cracking salmon rillettes recipe with a top chef recently the winner...Read More 7 Aug 2017 DON’T POOH-POOH BEAUJOLAIS. 7th August 2017 admin Uncategorised BEAUJOLAIS' BACK! Some Burgundy winemakers pull their noses up at Beaujolais but, like it or not, these hilly picturesque vineyards just up...Read More Twitter link A better picture of My Wine of the Week ... @normhardie winery's Pinot Noir 2015 ... £23 @TheWineSociety. #niagara… t.co/RKDulIf9oH 15 Hours ago My Wine of the Week ....... "a Canadian wine?", I hear you say. @normhardie Winery Niagara Unfiltered Pinot Noir 20… t.co/VcssM0P180 15 Hours ago @Champagne_UK Many congratulations Heather Dougherty @wineandwords ... you'll do us proud! #champagne #wine 17 Hours ago 2 people followed me and 6 people unfollowed me // automatically checked by t.co/ofakzePYgK 22 Hours ago Meetings in #Manchester but just visited the Museum of Science & Industry ... brilliant! Incredible history -… t.co/7ydLZ1rRg0 4 Days ago MY CLIENTS & WHAT THEY SAY A HUGE thank you - it worked perfectly, the mood was right, and you fitted right in. Looking forward to working together soon! Thanks again for your four event road show. First class, engaging and always great feedback from the audience. We heard you were good, but not that good! The best corporate event we’ve been to in years. We loved it! What a superstar you are! Thank you for being so amazing with the masterclasses. After just one evening with John you become the wine expert you always wanted to be.