Tasting & Training
Whether it be for a bachelorette party, birthday or just a get together, a Tutored Wine Tasting is a fun and informative way to learn more about wine while hearing stories of the British Wine Butlers experiences. An Introduction to Wine Training session is a great way to expand your knowledge and to get tips on everything wine related.
Events & Sommelier Services
Do you have an important Wedding Anniversary or Birthday coming up? Hire the British Wine Butler to advise and select wines for your event and also be on hand to introduce and serve them. With many years of Food and Wine pairing experience Philip can also advise on menu and in particular Cheese selections. For Wine and Cocktail parties, The British Wine Butler is also available to help Plan, Organize and serve your events.
Philip has been advising clients, friends and family over many years how to buy, store and look after their wine collections. From Sir Eric Parker’s huge underground Cellar to friends' single wine racks and everything in-between, The British Wine Butler can assist you in bringing out the best of your wine collections. Inventory, organizing, suggestions on letting you know whether to hold and lay down, drink soon or drink now (or yesterday !) your wines and fortified wines.
About The British Wine Butler
"With over 30 years in the Hospitality and Wine Business I have gained all the tools to enable me to start my own Consultancy. Apart from being a Sommelier for nearly 10 years I have worked as Restaurant Manager, GM and F & B manager and always had a hand in the wines being served in these establishments. I have imported wine from around the world, ran training programs and tutored tastings, worked with wine magazines, worked in distribution and retail and managed many events of various sizes and themes. I have also visited Wineries and Vineyards across the world from Napa Valley, Oregon and Canada to many countries and regions in Europe (including Great Britain that has a thriving Sparkling and now still wine scene), Australia and South Africa. Chile and Argentine are next on my agenda.
So whatever your wine needs are, you can be confident that I have the experience and knowledge to assist you in a fun and informative way."
Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Lower certificate, Higher certificate and Diploma.
Ruinart Sommelier of the year finalist
Beringer Food and Wine Competition Runner up