For more information on any of the services below, e-mail me at, or call me at 336.509.7067.

Wine Sourcing, Selection and Shopping for Events and Parties

I use my intimate knowledge of local wine purveyors and their inventory to help you source, select and shop for wine for your dinner party, couples night in, wedding reception, or other gathering.

You tell me your guest count, budget, wine preferences and menu, and I'll take care of the rest -- simply relax and leave it all to me!

Bridal Services

Wine Consulting for Weddings
    - Consultation to determine interesting, well-priced wines for your big event, based 
    on your budget, guest count, and meal selection
    - Shopping together for wines for the event
    - Personal tasting and exploration with bride and attendants, bride and groom, 
    or bride and family to select reception wines
Bride and Groom Tasting
    - Wine tasting with bride and groom to explore personal tastes and offer guidance
    on stocking a couples cellar

Wine Education and Exploration

- One-on-one tastings for you and your guests in your home to explore and learn more about wine
- Personal shopping trips together to learn how to shop for wine effectively, and the best sources for your personal favorites
- One-on-one wine tasting "field trips," where we navigate all the best local weekly wine tastings together to discover your favorites -- FUN! 

Food and Wine Pairing

- Consultation and guidance on pairing wine and food for your dinner party, event, or special meal.

Personal Wine Shopping

- Personal wine shopping guidance weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly.  You tell me your wine needs based on your wine preferences, and monthly entertaining and purchasing habits, and I make wine suggestions and create a personal wine list just for you, including where to purchase, both locally and online.

Wine Tastings

- In-home wine tastings for you and your guests to explore and hone your wine tastes and discover personal favorites. Fun Wine101 edu-tainment, with food and wine pairing guidance and wine shopping tips.

Kimberly Houston
Wine and Walnuts Wine Consulting
Wilmington, NC
336.509.7067 (cell)