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When it comes to wine service, etiquette matters! Learning how to hold a wine glass correctly isn’t simply about looking like a professional when you’re serving guests. Getting it wrong can have a real impact on the product you’re serving to customers, beyond leaving your fingerprints on the glass.

Sommelier and wine educator Kristene King Thrall shows you how to hold a wine glass properly and serve your guests with professionalism and confidence.

Learn hospitality skills for today’s world, including:

  • The anatomy of a wine glass
  • How to hold a wine glass correctly and why it matters
  • How to correctly place wine glasses in front of guests

Servers and bartenders, master wine service with tips from our experts.


Kristene King Thrall

Kristene King Thrall is a sommelier and Director of Training at Louie’s Wine Dive in Kansas City. As a wine educator, she is passionate about introducing diners to new and exciting brands.

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