aka wine geek specializes in the professional presentation of wine, beer, sake, spirits and non-alcohol beverage education for the trade, consumers, press and the media.
Most importantly, we make tasting and learning fun!
Our goal is to empower members of the trade and consumers alike to make their own decisions and trust their palates.
The company is based on Steven Olson’s standing as being one of America’s foremost experts and most sought-after lecturers in the business.
aka winegeek is more than Steve Olson. It is a network of employees and contracted consultants, including several speakers and sommeliers, bartenders and servers throughout the US, that collaborate to make his vision happen.
The company acts as a liaison between all strata of the industry, serving in an educational and advisory capacity between producer, importer, distributor, sales force, restaurateur, retailer, management, servers, and all others involved in the presentation and sales of beverages, creating the opportunity for successful interface with the consumer.
March 29, 2017
Join Dale DeGroff, Doug Frost, Steve Olson, F. Paul Pacult, Andy Seymour and David Wondrich in Milwaukee for BarSmarts LIVE! for a full day of training, education and certification from Pernod Ricard USA and BAR LLC.
June 12, 2017 - June 14, 2017
Steve heads to San Diego to judge the 2017 Diageo World Class National Finals! World Class is a yearlong cocktail education program, and the finals are going to be one hell of a battleâ€¦
June 16, 2017 - June 18, 2017
aka wine geek returns to the FOOD & WINE Magazine Classic in Aspen this year. We'll be there enjoying some incredible libations -- find and join us!
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