Wine, Art and History Experiences

Nina Wemyss
Wine Historian

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Nina Wemyss Presenting Wine History Discussion
Planting and Harvesting 15th century France

Water separates the people of the world, wine unites them. Anonymous 

Let Nina Wemyss take you on a journey into the extraordinary world of wine - its history, art, antiques and literature. Having created wine experiences for audiences around the world for over a quarter of a century, she is contagiously passionate about wine and shares the stories of wine legends and the fascination of the wine world, illuminating the rich culture of wine with her collection of rare wine antiques. 

Nina designs unique, illustrated performances tailored specifically for your guests and the occasion, perfect pairings for novices and connoisseurs alike. Enjoy an enriching and unforgettable time that will enchant your friends and impress business associates. The following are a few examples of her splendid programs which can be offered as visual presentations or given a more informal salon setting – both lively and entertaining:


Ï    The Story of Wine from its Beginnings 7,000 Years Ago
“Wine is life.”   Petronius

Ï    Wine’s Rich Relationship with the Arts
“I feast on wine and bread, and feasts they are.”  Michelangelo

Ï    Wine Vessels from the Stone Age to the Present
“Men who have communion in nothing else can sympathetically eat together,
       can still rise into some glow of brotherhood over food and wine.”
  Thomas Carlyle

Ï    The History of Winegrowing in California
“You Americans have the loveliest wines in the world, you know, but you don’t
       realize it. You call them domestic and that’s enough to start trouble anywhere.”
   H.G. Wells

Ï    Napa Valley Wine Stories
“Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.”  Benjamin Franklin


Nina welcomes the opportunity to discuss your ideas and to answer any questions you may have.

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