The Definitive Wine Training Guide

Wine education is important for restaurant staff. This guide will help you grow your wine and knowledge and train staff to become experts on wine.


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Wine training for restaurant staff is important. But training staff on wine varietals, lingo, and production methods can be a lot to tackle.


This guide details areas to focus on for wine training and gives information to help educate staff on wine. Here's what you'll find in the Backbar Wine Training Guide:


  • Get tips on how to train staff to taste wine and the elements of wine tasting.
  • Improve wine vocabulary so bartenders and servers are comfortable talking about wine with guests and can upsell bottles.
  • Learn about the basics for food and wine pairing.
  • Resources for continuing wine education


This guide will help create a staff of junior sommeliers to grow wine sales and provide high end wine service for guests.