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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.

What you'll learn in the How to hold a wine glass lesson

  • 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

Who the Wine 101 for servers course is for

Servers and bartenders, take this online course to up your wine service game with tips from our star instructors!


Kristene King Thrall

Kristene King Thrall is a sommelier and Director of Training at Louieā€™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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