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Top 8 Virtual Wine Tasting Ideas

Veronica Brundle - Mar 23 2022, 12:33:14 PM

A wine tasting experience can be a great way to explore new vintages and connect with your friends, family or coworkers.  These events are great whether you're trying to put together a fun event with friends and family at home, or for coworkers to bond coworkers. It is difficut to get everyone together if your friends, family or coworkers are located all over the country.  Enter a virtual wine tasting. With these virtual experiences, you can enjoy the tastes of wine and connect with your team members, all from the comfort of your home.

If you’re an employer, a virtual wine tasting is a fun and interactive way to show your team members you appreciate all their hard work and want them to relax and unwind after a long day. Not only that, but it can also positively impact employees’ experience with your company. In fact, according to LinkedIn, 77% of companies focus on employee experiences to increase retention. If you’re ready to take the employee experience to the next level through virtual events, Elevent is here to give you all the recommendations you need to be successful.

Here we walk through 10 of our favorite virtual wine tasting events to improve the experience for your employees and foster new connections in the workplace.

Paint & Sip

person paintingLooking for an exciting virtual event that allows your team members to channel their inner artists? Say hello to Paint & Sip. This is the best way to unwind, relax, create a masterpiece, and, perhaps best of all, drink wine! Every member of your team will receive a bottle of award-winning Washington wine, snacks, and all the art supplies they need to create a masterpiece.

For those with a sweeter palate, our Sunset and Sangria virtual experience is the perfect way to put their creative skills to the test while sipping something equally refreshing.  Paint & Sip can host 15 to 100 guests and costs $210 per person.  Click here to learn more about this event. 

Drunk Yoga

Yoga on rooftop with glasses of wineYes, we all need to move our legs a bit more after sitting in front of a computer all day. What better way to do that than while getting extra limber with drunk yoga? Your team can come together with their favorite bottle of wine, try out some fun yoga moves, and connect on something that isn’t work-related.

If you’re looking to turn this into more of a virtual wine tasting experience, you can send your team members a few different bottles of wine. If you have a hybrid team, you can set up a wine tasting experience in the office and complement it with yoga.  Drunk Yoga can host 2 to 50 guests for $650 per group.  Click here to learn more about this event. 

Taste Wine Progressively

Box with wineBring the wine shop to your team members’ homes. Each member of your team will get a flight of three wines, and a sommelier will lead the team through the process of tasting wine progressively. Together, you’ll discuss the regions, production methods, and anything else that comes up organically. This is the perfect outlet for your team to ask all their burning wine-related questions.  Taste Wine Progressively can host 10 to 500 guests for $130 per person plus a flat rate of $100.  Click here to learn more about this event. 

Wine Tasting with Belden Barns

video conference on computer with Belden BarnsThis is the virtual wine tasting of a lifetime that every wine lover would enjoy. A Belden Barn’s virtual gathering provides an easy and unforgettable experience. Each member of your team will receive two bottles of Belden Barn’s wines while discussing the nature and character of the wine with the winemaker himself, Nate Belden. We recommend surprising your team with this experience as an employee recognition event or an end-of-quarter celebration.  Wine Tasting with Belden Barns can host 8 to 500 guests for $120 per person.  Click here to learn more about this event. 

Decanter Wine Tasting

Make your next corporate happy hour worth tweeting about with a decanter wine tasting. Your team will get to experience everything from how to taste and talk about wine, food and wine pairings, and wine chemistry. By the end, everyone will know more than they ever expected about the true art of wine. This virtual experience can accommodate up to 1,000 team members and lasts an hour.  Decanter Wine Tasting can host 5 to 1,000 guests for $185 per person.  Click here to learn more about this event. 

Provence Rosé 2021 Wine Tasting 101

Taste quality wine like a pro by learning directly from one yourself!  You and your guests will learn about history, terroir, how to compare wine notes, and more. Discover the secrets to tasting wine and cheese like a prom starting with a summer favorite: rosé.  Provence Rose 2021 Wine can host 10 to 100 guests for $150 per person plus a flat $500 fee.  Click here to learn more about this event. 

A Classic Wine & Cheese Tasting

Wine and cheese Cheese and wine anyone? Who would have guessed that two wildly different food groups could unite for a delightful and imaginative flavor combination? Done right wine and cheese can come together to form an extraordinary treat.  A Classic Wine & Cheese Tasting can host 12 to 500 guests for $160 per person.  Click here to learn more about this event. 

Wine and Chocolate Truffle Pairing

Combine the wine and chocolate with some rhythmic Brazilian music and interactive games, and you’re sure to have a light-hearted, fun, and memorable experience!  Everyone to hand roll and infuse their own specialty chocolate truffle treats all while sampling wine from California-based, Lucid & Voluptuary Wines.  Wine and chocolate are amazing on their own but when paired together, they can create magical flavor combinations!  Wine and Chocolate Truffle Pairing can host 2 to 100 guests for $144 per person  plus a flat fee of $250.  Click here to learn more about this event. 

It’s easier than you think to plan and schedule a high-quality virtual wine tasting experience for your team members. As you start to look for an option that accommodates your entire team, we have something to match everyone's interests and palates.

The best part is Elevent handles everything for you. All you need to do is choose the virtual event that’s right for your employees. 

View all of our Wine Tasting Events Here

Originally published at Mar 23 2022, 12:33:14 PM. Updated on Nov 7 2022.

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