How to open and serve a bottle of wine

Kristene King Thrall

7m 17s


Lesson Details

Getting wine service etiquette down pat can be intimidating. When you’re serving wine tableside it can be tricky enough making suggestions with confidence and pronouncing the names correctly! But learning how to serve wine in front of guests is an essential part of service – and often unavoidable, especially in fine dining.

Mastering this aspect of service will let you approach every table with poise, and equip you with an invaluable skill for your hospitality career.

In this lesson, sommelier and wine educator Kristene King Thrall shows you how to serve wine in a restaurant like a pro.

Learn hospitality skills for today’s world, including:

  • How to take a wine order correctly
  • How to prepare a bottle of wine for tableside service
  • How to open and serve a corked bottle of wine
  • How to open and serve a bottle of wine with a screw top

Servers and bartenders, up your wine service game with tips from our star instructors!


Kristene King Thrall


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