“What can About Wine do for me?”

What is it About Wine?

Whether you work in the wine & spirits industry or simply have an interest in learning, you might want to consider “What can About Wine do for me?”

About Wine, established in 2016, is a wine education and marketing company that provides customized wine classes and marketing packages.  As a business owner with over 25 years of marketing, sales and retail experience, my goal is to help you reach your goal.

I host one-time basic wine classes for a personal home parties, as well as corporate team-building events at venues such as a hotel ball-rooms.  “Darla provided a wonderful overview for my sales team of global wine growing regions and specific varietals which were great tasting and value priced” said the Sr. Vice President of Sales for an International Corporation who hosted their annual sales meeting at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort.

I can customize classes at a pre-arranged restaurants or venues.  “Darla’s Wine 101 classes encompassed everything you need to know about the basics of wine in a fun, unpretentious and comfortable environment. By the end you be surveying a wine list at a restaurant or perusing the wine aisle at the grocery store with the ease of a professional” said Shannon Rush, owner of My Wine Cellar & Bistro, voted first place for best wine list in Ahwatukee.

I’ve discovered great pleasure in providing wine classes for retirement communities. “Darla Hoffmann has provided our residents with an educational 12-week course study of the Wine Industry and Wine Regions around the World, with tastings included in each week’s class.  She has created a following of  wine enthusiasts; we are happy to have her as part of our Cal-am team!” said Carrie Flower, Regional Assistant Lifestyle Director.  Cal-Am Resorts has over 12,000 residents with a state-of-the art room for wine education and more.  In all honesty, I’m not sure who enjoys the classes more, me or them.

As a Certified Sommelier and Certified Specialist of Wine I take great pride in representing your company.  Whether you are a distributor, importer, winery, or restaurant wanting to promote a specific brand I can customize small to large marketing packages that will help you build your sales.

Some of my most treasured and spontaneous experiences have been working on videos and social media for winemakers from New Zealand, France and Italy for them to gain visibility in the U.S. market.  The Phoenix Metropolitan area is becoming a highly recognized “Meca” for importing wine as our dining establishments and high caliber retail shops have been effortlessly showcasing themselves to the world.   I enjoy doing wine tastings at venues throughout the valley driving sales and sharing the beautiful nuances each product has to offer.  “Whenever we are doing demos where extensive wine knowledge is needed, Darla’s on the top of my list” said Mark Gluckman, South West Team Lead for Salespros, an industry leader for in-store adult beverage marketing services.

The Arizona wine market holds a special place in my heart and I love being a part of local winemaker events.  “Darla understands that people are curious about how wine is made and they make an emotional connection.  Darla provided an educational and interesting experience for our customers in the LDV Winery tasting room making it easy for her to increase wine club memberships and wine sales” said Peggy Fiandaca, Owner of LDV Winery, an award-winning winery in Arizona.

Now that you know what About Wine can do for you, I hope to have piqued your palate. About Wine will create a personalized contract for your event. Call 480-540-7555 or email aboutwine@mail.comto discuss options.  You may also go to www.aboutwineinaz.comto check out some basic details.


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