Corporate Wine Tastings
Rates: $2,000 - $10,000
Ashwin leads wine tastings for corporate events that are both informative and fun. Ashwin has led tastings for many top firms in the DC-area including Sheppard Mullin, Kirkland Ellis, Kramer Consulting, Boies Schiller Flexner, Boldr Strategy Consulting, The Center for Innovative Technology, and more. People are looking for opportunities to bond with co-workers in new and interesting ways while learning something new. Offer that to them with a corporate wine tasting with Personal Sommelier DC.
Rates: $1,000 - $10,000
Private events are classier and more fun when you have a sommelier involved. Similar to a Personal Chef, Ashwin is a Personal Sommelier for private events such as dinner parties, birthday celebrations, weddings, bachelor/bachelorette parties, galas, awards dinners, and more. Ashwin will personally design a wine experience based on your needs. Whether that means selecting the perfect wines to pair with your five-course dinner, curating a selection of wines for a function, or managing the staff and serving wine while educating guests - Ashwin delivers a premium Sommelier experience.
General Public Wine Tastings
Rates: $55 - $95 per person
Ashwin leads wine tastings for the general public where you can simply buy a ticket and attend. This is a great affordable way to enjoy an evening learning about wines with Personal Sommelier DC.
Wine tastings are perfect for anyone, however experienced with wine, to hone and sharpen their wine knowledge. They're full of laughs and lots of learning.
Rates: $500 - $7,500
Building the perfect wine list is more art than it is science. A number of factors need to be meticulously balanced to yield the perfect selection of wines. From cost and volume to varietals and regions, the perfect wine list takes time, patience, and a tremendous amount of wine knowledge. Ashwin builds wine lists for restaurants, bars, weddings, catering menus, prix-fixe menus, among other areas. He spends time understanding your tastes and preferences, the dishes that will be served, and then curates a beautiful collection that will be uniquely yours. He can build a one-time wine list that will be time-less and well-regarded or he can work with you on seasonal wine lists that will echo the mood and energy of the time and seasons as they change.