Introduction

THE WINE KEY is an online subscription service that combines the speed of the internet with personalized service. We work with restaurateurs to provide specific wine and beer pairing suggestions, customized to your venue’s menu, the season, and price points. THE WINE KEY’S easy-to-navigate online portal includes education, training, and testing tools for staff and management to utilize, in an easily accessed format.

Designed by experienced hospitality professionals, with a roster of renowned sommeliers and cicerones®, THE WINE KEY provides venues the intuitive and astute wine and beer pairing selections that are sure to elevate your patrons’ experience (without the added payroll expense). THE WINE KEY services will equip your staff with comprehensive knowledge that entertains, engages, and heightens your patrons’ dining experience.

How it Works


1.  Select one of three packages.

Each package is customizable according to your restaurant’s needs. You can factor in seasonal menu changeovers, number of dishes to be paired, and how many options you prefer.


2.  Choose your package enhancements.

THE WINE KEY enhancements allow you to add specific services to fulfill distinct needs. Whether it’s a specialty holiday menu or expedited service, we have got you covered. View all package enhancements at the bottom of this page.


3.  Send us your menus. 

Send us your total menu, including your cross-pairing menu. Indicate which dishes you want to be paired (don’t forget to include the dish ingredients).

What Happens Next?


1. Your order is sent to your Sommelier or Cicerone®.

Your Sommelier or Cicerone® will evaluate your menu and provide expert pairing suggestions and distributor confirmation.


2.  Your selections are sent to you.

Once the Sommelier or Cicerone® finishes pairing your menu, THE WINE KEY will send their selections your way.


3.  Finalize and confirm.

This is where we apply any changes or updates to your order and confirm your final pairing menu package. Then, raise a glass and celebrate. Cheers!

Choose Your Package

Wine

Package Bronze Silver Gold
Menus/Year 2 3 4
Number of Menu Dishes 8 10 12
BTG Price Point Tiers per Dish 1 2 3
Cross-Match Menu N N Y
Client Revisions 1 1 1
Suggested Retail by Price Level Y Y Y
Mobile Website Feature Y Y Y
Training Portal Y Y Y
Available Through State Distributor Y Y Y
Price/Year $3,100 $4,100 $5,500
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Beer

Package Bronze Silver Gold
Menus/Year 2 3 4
Number of Menu Dishes 8 10 12
BTG Price Point Tiers per Dish 1 1 1
Cross-Match Menu N N Y
Client Revisions 1 1 1
Suggested Retail by Price Level Y Y Y
Mobile Website Feature Y Y Y
Training Portal Y Y Y
Available Through State Distributor Y Y Y
Price/Year $3,100 $4,100 $5,500
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Customize Your Packages

Add Pairing(s)

Add one or more pairings to any menu option(s) for $75 per dish.
*Must be in conjunction with menu option.

Tasting Menu

A mini one-off menu--pair any 3 dishes from your menu.

Min 3 Dishes/Courses:
$450-

Preferred Beverage Consultant

Select a specific Beverage Consultant from our roster to design your pairings.

*Upon Request Based on Availability

Expedited Service

Guarantee quicker return and specific due date for your Wine Key Package.

Mixology

Mixologist designed packages based on cocktails or specific spirit pairings to dishes.