Here are a few testimonials from past clients who have ordered a Personal Wine Consultation from me:
Joe F – New York, USA:
“I believe I was the perfect demographic for this service. It was very informative and it has truly sparked my interest in what wine I would truly enjoy. I plan on purchasing new brands of wine just from the service.”
Christophe E – Paris, France:
“I did not think it was possible to obtain an evaluation as detailed, from information that I have given. I think your report is correct because you indicate some tastes that I actually love. I copied your report in my phone to have your information on hand the next time I go to the restaurant.”
Eugene D – Sydney, Australia:
“My relationship with wine has always been a love-hate experience. On one hand I delight in having a wine I truly enjoy. On the other hand, I’m just totally confused by the byzantine terminology and contradictory advice I get. There were numerous glasses of truly bad wine that I’ve quaffed, just hoping that luck and shelling out more money would ensure a good experience. Friends recommendations often failed me. Wine shop workers sagely advice disappointed.
“Then I met Mark. He told me why thinking about wine in terms of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ was an overall, bad idea. It made sense that taking advice from someone who say, loved the tang of blueberry’s and the aroma of cigar smoke, was a bad move, if what I truly liked were brandied cherries and chestnuts. Curiously I discovered that the most reliable way to appreciate wine was to simply map out what I like and start drinking more of that.
“Getting a wine profile done with Mark from Rational Wine, has been a real surprise. Its made me aware of all the flavours that I really relish. Its taken away the anxiety that I’m ‘not doing it right’ according to some imaginary gold standard. I go to a wine shop knowing exactly what I feel like on a given day. Funnily enough I’m even trying out new varietals and styles, now that my curiosity has been stoked. With wine it seems the journey is as important as the destination.
“The Rational Wine blog is packed full of useful information and I’m discovering a lot of other great blogs on the web to help guide me through this delicious and fun journey.”