Christine Ansbacher
Wine Educator & Entertainer​

Book the Wine Diva Now: (917) 330-6916

Corporate and Non-Profit Wine Event Testimonials:


  •     Corporate Clients

  •     Associations

  •     Non-Profit, Culture & Education 

CORPORATE CLIENTS


    “You had us laughing out loud.”
    -EVP, Pfizer

    “We got rave reviews from our clients.”
    -Marketing Director, Fireman’s Fund

    “A truly entertaining experience for our guests.”
    -Sr VP, Sony

    “The evening surpassed my expectations and was very creative and different.”
    -President, Computer Associates

    "You were masterful at reading our audience and identifying the specific issues they would find most interesting.  Thanks for making it so easy to trust you because every recommendation you made was the right one." 
    -VP, Fireman’s Fund

    "You really understood and connected with the audience.”
    -Event Manager, CC Ford Healthcare

    "You made my leadership award dinner even more special and everyone enjoyed your practical tips and entertaining wine stories."
    -EVP Wachovia

    "Our directors and international franchisee board members thoroughly enjoyed the event."
    -Board member, Pizza Hut

    "The evening was GREAT fun! We are all competitive and the wine quiz for prizes was a nice touch. I wish I had won the Cork Pop!"
    -VP Marketing, Pfizer

    “Great feedback both internally and from our clients and so many ‘I learned something I didn’t already know’ comments too.”
    -Event Manager, FTI Consulting

    "You were outstanding and my group had a great time."
    -EVP, Marsh USA

    “Your novel ‘speed tasting’ was an overwhelming success and thank you again for being the ‘icing on the cake’.”
    -Director, HR, Wachovia

    “You and your book were HUGE hits!”
    -VP, IntraMed Educational Group

    “Your enthusiasm and knowledge of wine clearly made the difference at our event.”
    -Partner, KPMG

    “I received great feedback from our bankers.  I look forward to working with you on other HSBC events.”
    - Director, MBA Campus Recruiting, HSBC Securities

    “I had two people who do marketing in other areas of the company email me asking for the details because they had heard such good things about the event.”
    -Sr VP Marketing, Computer Associates

    "Our international clients raved about your suggestions on how to find good values on a restaurant wine list."
    -Event Planner, Societe General

    "Thanks for doing another wonderful event."
    -Special Events Manager, Merrill Lynch

    "You put on such a fast-paced and lively event for our young executives."
    -Event Manager, Barclays Capital

    "You really entertained my colleagues with your theatrics and knowledge of wine. You were a hit!"
    -Event Specialist, Marsh USA

    “You were terrific!”
    -Sr VP, Lehman Brothers 


ASSOCIATIONS


    "We want to have you back.”
    - Director, Hospital Association of Southern CA

    “Our heartfelt thanks for making our June dinner so successful.”
    - Director, Washington Women in Wine



NON-PROFIT, CULTURE & EDUCATION


    “I don't know where to begin to thank you for all that you did to make the Spring Benefit for our top level donors such a stunning success."
    - Director of Special Events, New York Philharmonic

    "Your creativity and expertise solving all the last-minute problems helped our fundraiser go smoothly.”
    - Special Events Manager, Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

    “In addition to being fun and engaging for our young donors, we loved how you tailored your presentation so that the styles of the wines reflected the lifestyles of the composers or the feeling of the music being performed.”
    - Education Manager, New York Philharmonic

    “Our donors gave you rave reviews and felt you gave them instant wine know-how.”
    - Director, Special Events, Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford, CT

    “Whoever said that learning can’t be fun never attended one of your wine tastings.”
    - AVP Alumni Relations, Iona College

    "Because of your skill and personality at auctioneering, we doubled our expectations.”
    - EVP, STRIVE, New York City


Christine Ansbacher hosts events for a wide variety of clients, including Fortune 500 corporations, small to large associations, and non-profit organizations, such as educational and women's groups. Her humorous style keeps audiences entertained, and her in-depth knowledge on wine topics from price to tasting to selecting keeps listeners' attention. Businesses that request corporate event entertainment aim for events that are instructional, entertaining, and appealing to their specific audience—these elements make Christine's presentations memorable for a wide range of business professionals!

    Corporate wine events: Corporate professionals love to learn about wine--from basic information, such as the difference between a Cabernet and Merlot, to practical information such as how to keep an opened bottle of wine fresh for days. If you are hosting a corporate wine event, the Wine Diva's charisma and in-depth knowledge will make it a huge success!

    Corporate hospitality: Attendees remember and appreciate the hospitality of wine tasting events. While smaller events can have an elegant, cozy ambience, large establishments also benefit from corporate hospitality ideas that Christine Ansbacher shares with meeting planners. Her wine expertise offers guests a sophisticated venue, while her humorous style makes events entertaining and welcoming!

    Convention entertainment: Companies looking for educational and lively convention entertainment ideas often turn to the Wine Diva to ensure that their guests participate in a memorable and professional presentations. She has spoken for groups of 600, as well as smaller gatherings. She puts all audiences at ease with her intricate knowledge on wine and her talent in sharing it through upbeat, interactive presentations.

    Various locations: Christina speaks on both coasts and everywhere in between. She hosted Manhattan corporate wine tasting, as well as events in California, Florida, and many other locations. She has traveled widely for presentations, plus, she is well-informed on the locations that hold the world’s renowned wines—and excellent, affordable substitutes as well.