Ordering Wine

Jul 19

Exclusive Dinner Event: Demystifying Wine & Food Pairing

In our continuing quest to educate business professionals about the mysterious yet easily-uncovered aspects of wine and cuisine, DRIVEN has developed another special event centered around, well, eating and drinking! Be one of a handful of guests in the room…
Nov 10

Wine Event: Common Scents ~ Unlocking The Hidden Components of Wine Through Aroma

Did you know that your sense of smell accounts for 80% of what you taste? DRIVEN’s signature wine tasting event, Common Scents, will reintroduce you to your sense of smell, revealing a whole new dimension of wine drinking. Have you…
Apr 23

Wine List Navigation Takeaways: Let’s Eat!

The fixins for an Avocado & Black Bean Salad: All the right textural elements. What would a lesson in Wine List Navigation be without a sweet surrender to the temptation of sipping on a little vino and snacking on some…
Apr 16

Wine List Navigation Takeaways: Great Questions Answered

At Deb’s March 26th Wine List Navigation: Earn Your Wings workshop for addressing the challenges of ordering wine in the NYC restaurant setting, the ladies in attendance were quite intuitive when it came to zeroing in on the “real dirt”…
Apr 01

Wine List Navigation Takeaways: Shrewd as a Sommelier

At last Wednesday’s Wine List Navigation workshop, a dozen ladies “earned their wings” by understanding and troubleshooting the challenges of ordering wine in a restaurant. It comes as no surprise that even those of us with a moderate wine background…
Mar 13

The Restaurant Wine Ritual: A Host’s Perspective

As a frequent business dining host, you will be taking part in the age-old honor of ordering a bottle of wine for the table. For some, the very thought of such a responsibility is intimidating, even panic-inducing, and rightly so;…