Menu & Wine List Consulting

Consulting

Are you a caterer, event planner or small restaurant owner looking for expert wine advice? Crystal Palate can help you develop an extraordinary wine list that will complement your cuisine, delight your guests and boost your bottom line.  Having a full-time Sommelier on staff may be a luxury, but consulting one regularly is a must for your business.

Contact Crystal via phone  (757) 337-5322 or email for rate information.

Service Training

Crystal Palate offers one-hour training sessions to educate staff on properEntertaining at Home
wine service as well as food and wine pairings. Staff recommendations, wine
etiquette and basic knowledge of your wine list is the number one way to boost your wine revenue.

Contact Crystal via phone  (757) 337-5322 or email for rate information.

Entertaining at Home

Hosting a special event and need some assistance in selecting the perfect wine?Wine Consulting
Crystal Palate will work with you, your private chef or event planner to find the
perfect pairings for your special occasion. Send Crystal Palate your dinner menu and we will provide classic options or exciting alternatives based on your preferences.

Contact Crystal via phone  (757) 337-5322 or email for rate information.

Ordering Wine at a Restaurant

Entertaining an important client and need some advice on the wine menu?
Crystal Palate will help you order that next bottle with confidence! Send us
the restaurant link and we will provide great ideas to pair with an array of
menu items. Your wine selection will leave a lasting impression on your guests.

Contact Crystal via phone  (757) 337-5322 or email for rate information. 

Cellaring & Aging

Don’t know whether to drink or hold that treasured bottle of wine
from your cellar? Send Crystal Palate your selection and we will provide
the optimal drinking and aging times.

Contact Crystal via phone  (757) 337-5322 or email for rate information. 

Consulting sessions can be done via phone, email or Skype. In person consultation available in Coastal Virginia, Richmond, Charlottesville and Washington D.C. Travel fees may apply outside the Coastal Virginia area.