Wine Training for Professional Restaurant Service Staff

  • YATS WINE CELLARS is rolling out a new product that will enable restaurant owners to educate, train and upgrade their restaurant waiters in their capabilities to sell and serve better wines to the restaurants’ customers. Called the “WINE ENABLER”, this product is applicable not only in the Philippines but practically everywhere in Asia and many parts of the rest of the world. Here is the concept of this product which is designed and developed by the leading wine supplier in the Philippines, Yats Wine Cellars.What does a restaurant wait staff need to know about wine in order to work as a waiter in a fine dining restaurant in the Philippines?A lot of restaurant waiters in Manila and other parts of the Philippines are not clear about what knowledge, skills and experience they should try to acquire to enable themselves to do better in a good restaurant that offers a reasonably good wine list. Many aspiring sommeliers confuse expert knowledge with practical knowledge in wine that is required for this job. Although wine knowledge is always a plus with any job in wine, it is not necessary for a restaurant waiter know that much about wine to do very well in his job which is to assist customers in ordering wine and keeping those wine-loving customers entertained throughout the evening with interesting conversations about wine.

    Topics that will be covered in the WINE ENABLER product are:


    Dry Red Wine

    Dry and Off-Dry White wine

    Sweet White Wine

    Port, Sherry and Madeira

    Champagne and Sparkling Wine


    Basic Wine Knowledge

    Major Grape Varieties

    Wine Tasting for Beginners

    Common Wine Glossary

    Pronunciation of Frequently Encountered Wine Words and Names

    Difference Between Old-World and New-World Wine

    Bordeaux 1855 Classification

    Burgundy Classification and Ranking




    Rhone and Other French Regions

    Australia and New Zealand

    U. S. A.

    South America

    South Africa

    Basic Knowledge of German Wines

    Emerging Wine Regions


    Handling Objections to Corkage Fees

    Guidelines for Customers Rejecting a Bottle

    Basic Types of Wine Glasses


    Serving Temperatures

    Proper Storage

    Preservation of Opened Wine

    Wine Service Etiquette

    Wine Salesmanship


    How to Describe Wine

    Understanding the Difference Between a $10 and $100 Wine

    Food and Wine Pairing Guidelines

    How Wine Change with Age

    Wine and Cheese

    Yats Wine Cellars is one of the wine suppliers that devote a great deal of attention and effort to wine education aimed at enabling wine lovers to enhance their knowledge of wine as well as to develop a discerning palate for fine wines. To that end this leading wine supplier in Philippines frequently hold public wine events that are not sponsored by wine producers and not intended to promote a certain brand.

    Just click here to contact Yats Wine Cellars directly for inquiries and purchases.

    Yats Wine Cellars
    Manila Sales Office
    3003C East Tower, Phil Stock Exchange Center,
    Exchange Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig,
    Metro Manila, Philippines 1605

    Tel: (632) 637-5019 0917-520-4393 0926-686-5955
    Ask for Rea, Gerlyn or Chay

    Wine Shop, Cellars and Warehouse in Pampanga
    Clark Wine Center

    Bldg 6460 Clark Observatory Building
    Manuel A. Roxas Highway corner A Bonifacio Ave,
    Clark Field, Clark Air Base,
    Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines 2023

    Tel: 0917-826-8790 (045) 599-5600 0922-870-5173
    Ask for Kristine or Daniel

    Click here to contact Clark Wine Center to obtain further assistance.

    FACEBOOK: The Facebook account of Yats Wine Cellars, called Yats.Wine is a media with which the professionals at Yats as well as fellow wine professionals in the trade throughout the world will share with our friends and wine hobbyists in the Philippines knowledge, findings, experiences, tasting notes, insights and opinions about wine, food-wine pairing and news about wine.

    Click here to sign up to be a friend of Yats Wine Cellars to keep abreast of what’s happening in the wine scene in Philippines.

    Yats Wine Cellars started opening small boutique-sized convenience wine shops in major locations of Manila. Through these wine outlets in Manila, Yats Wine Cellars hope to bring interesting selections of fine vintage wines to wine lovers in Manila at attractive prices.

    Please click here for information about the wine outlet shops of Yats Wine Cellars in Manila and Pampanga, Philippines.

    Although there are plenty of good restaurants in Manila as well as a growing number of gastro pubs mostly in the Fort Bonifacio Global city and Makati areas, food and wine lovers travel out of town north of Manila to wine and dine in Clark Air Base which is now called Clark Freeport Zone of Pampanga.

    Ranked as the top restaurant in Pampanga, Yats Restaurant and Wine Lounge not only offers good food, excellent wine selection and attentive service, it is also one of the restaurants in Pampanga that is great for group dinners, business entertaining and celebrating birthdays and anniversaries also. Semi-private and private rooms are available for groups of 5 to 50 here in this fine dining restaurant in Clark.

    Elegant and cozy dining at Grill Room of Yats Restaurant in Clark Pampanga

    Yats Restaurant is one of the restaurants in Clark Air Base that is well known to residents of Angeles City, Subic, Manila, Tarlac and Clark Philippines as a good place to eat in Pampanga. Recently, event organizers and corporate planning departments have discovered that this famous restaurant in Clark Pampanga is also a very good venue for group dinners and corporate functions, not to mention parties and celebrations for other special occasions outside of Manila in North Luzon.

    Just click here to contact Yats Restaurant and Wine Lounge directly for inquiries and reservations.

    Private dinners can be accommodated in this famous restaurant located in Mimosa, at the heart of Pampanga Clark Freeport. Private rooms suitable for 4 to 24 can be reserved in advance at this impressive restaurant in Pampanga for company and personal functions and events in Clark. This fine dining restaurant in Pampanga is a very popular event venue for small wedding receptions, social events, company board meetings and annual parties. Even companies from Manila travel to Pampanga to hold their functions and events in this well known fine dining restaurant in Pampanga.

    Besides good and impressive restaurants to wine and dine near Manila, Subic or in Angeles City Pampanga, Clark Philippines, those requiring assistance for hotel and resort bookings in Clark, Pampanga, Philippines may log on to for more information and reservations.

    Lodging in Clearwater Resort by the Lake

    Clark Pampanga is not only frequently visited for its good restaurants and fine dining establishments, it is also a highly recommended wedding destination especially for couples looking for outdoor garden reception venues and beach weddings. For assistance and information on wedding venues and how to organize a wedding reception, log on to

    Yats Leisure Philippines

    Those visitors who plan to relax and unwind in Angeles City, Subic, Pampanga, Clark Philippines might make an effort to book a room at the famous beach and lake resort Clearwater Resort and Country Club. This famous hotel in Clark Pampanga is frequently visited by families with children looking for a good place in Clark to see, a good holiday destination for the family to relax and unwind in the beautiful outdoor facilities. For more information, log on to

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    Have a safe and pleasant trip to Clark Philippines.