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About essential wine services

Essential Wine Services is a boutique wine concierge designed to manage every aspect of the modern wine lifestyle for private clients, corporations and hospitality groups. We tailor our approach for each client, creating a custom suite of services based on your needs. Solutions vary from project-based, single services to complete management. Services range from buying strategies and consultation, on-site organization and inventory management, sourcing and acquisition assistance, event planning and gifting solutions.  

Brett Taylor founded Essential Wine Services in 2017 after spending over fifteen years in the hospitality and fine wine world. With nearly a decade designing, curating and managing wine collections of all shapes and sizes, wine has taken him around the world – from visiting classic wine regions in Europe to conducting tastings for Fortune 500 companies at venues such as America’s Cup in Bermuda and the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He holds the Advanced Level Sommelier certification with the Court of Master Sommeliers.  

Essential’s mission is to provide all of the services necessary to assist you in acquiring and managing a wine collection that speaks to your personal needs and aesthetic. Essential is boutique in nature because personalized service of this caliber deserves nothing less than our full attention.


Our Services

Purchasing Plans
We work with you to develop your collections of fine and rare wines and spirits by establishing a sourcing plan for every budget and timeline.

Inventory Services
We supervise the ongoing management of your collections, including on-site inventory services, the installation of cellar management software, and the refinement of buying strategies. 

Sourcing and Buying
We leverage our expertise and act as your partner to identify the best buying opportunities from trusted vendors using safe shipping methods, overseeing the entire transaction all the way up to delivery. 

We help plan and host events ranging from private dinners to corporate tastings.

We design custom selections for corporate gifts and your friends and family.

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