At ViVAS we have access to a top team of wine and spirits geeks who are also learning and development professionals. Their philosophy is simple: making wine fun, easy to understand and accessible to everyone. The trainers understand the best way to help people learn about wine and spirits and, more importantly, how to sell them. Whether you’re after WSET qualifications or just need some simple pointers on how to sell and describe wine, ensuring all training programmes are engaging, relevant and commercial.
Why training matters
- Training builds confidence to sell, which in turn boosts sales.
- Confident staff will promote your wine range and convey passion and expertise to your customers.
- Investing in your team and their development helps reduce staff turnover.
- Ongoing training programmes keep people interested and ensure new starters begin learning straight away.
What’s on offer
Every business’ training needs are different so we will work with you to devise a programme that is right for you. We also have access to regular workshops and formal courses throughout the year.
A one day workshop covering all the basics including tasting and describing wine, selling skills, and food and wine pairing.
A half-day session focusing on the commercial aspects of selling wine such as how to train others, running effective promotions, merchandising, and the latest market insights.
WSET wine & spirits (level 2 & level 3)
Industry-recognised courses for those who require a more formal certification.
WSET spirits level 1
The best introduction to understanding and selling spirits.