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Tips for Suggesting and Selling Wine in Restaurants

Presenting  the wine list to the guest:

  • Would you like to see the wine list, Mr. Danta?

  • Would you care for some wine with your meal?

  • Here is the wine list, Mr. Jackson

Taking the wine order

  • Have you selected / chosen your wine, Mr. David?

  • Provide suggestions to guest to select a wine

  • May I suggest the 'Columbia Valley Merlot' (mention name of wine)?

  • May I suggest the Zinfandel ? It would go well with your Chuck Steak.

  • May I suggest a bottle of Claret, which is a full-bodied red wine?

  • Would you like to have a bottle of 'Macon Lugny' with your 'Chicken ala king'?

  • Would you like me to recommend a bottle of wine to go with your meal,  Mr. Barak?

  • Would you prefer a light dry white wine or a red medium, Mr. Bansal?

Presenting the wine

  • Here is your wine, Mr. Wilson. A MaCAY 2013 ( Name and make of year).

  • Would you like me to open it now or later?

  • Would you like to taste the wine,  Miss. Sandra?

Offering to pour the wine after it has been tasted

  • May I serve the wine ?

Note: Learn How to serve wine

Suggesting another bottle of wine

  • May I bring you another bottle?

  • Would you like another bottle of the same wine, Sir / Madam?

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Authored and managed by Augustine, a hotelier with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He has a 3-year diploma with 'honors' from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute and a Bachelor of Computer Application - BCA Degree.