EDDIE OSTERLAND - AMERICA'S FIRST MASTER SOMMELIER

 

In 1973, Eddie Osterland became the first American to pass the prestigious Master Sommelier Diploma exam. Eddie is a professional speaker and business coach who works with companies looking to find new clients. He creates dinners and receptions that are both entertaining as well as educational unlike the boozing and schmoozing events that are seen all over.

 

People do business with people they like. You cannot afford to be naïve about food & wine…the international currency for connection! Learn from Eddie the secrets Sommeliers use to entertain others in ways they will never forget and have them want to do business with you again and again.

 

WHAT IS "POWER ENTERTAINING"?

 

Power Entertaining Secrets - The Book

Discover Eddie's Power Entertaining secrets, and check out his brand new book now available Power Entertaining: Secrets to Building Lasting Relationships, Hosting Unforgettable Events, and Closing Big Deals from America's 1st Master Sommelier.

 

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FEATURED WINE TIPS & VIDEOS

WATCH EDDIE IN ACTION

BREATHE BACKWARDS

THREE WAVES OF FLAVOR

CHILL YOUR REDS

See Eddie's

'Power Entertaining' presentation,

one his most popular programs.

Discover what Eddie terms

"Breathing backwards"

Learn about the three

"waves of flavor" of wine

Watch why you should always

chill your red wines

RECENT VIDEOS

EDDIEO WITH AN INTIMATE WINE TASTING PARTY

 

Bring America’s 1st Master Sommelier to your home or place of business. Eddie can work with your caterer, ship the wines to you and work within your budget. This is the ultimate private celebration.

 

Contact Eddie for a quote!

 

CLIENT APPRECIATION EVENT IN NEW YORK CITY

 

I am in NYC at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel doing the greatest client appreciation event I have ever done... and I have done this 11 years in a row!

 

2004 Dom Perignon Champagne to start and 6 wines after that. 2005 Corton Charlemagne Bonneau du Martray, 2005 Chateau Giscours and often 1982 Grange... in abundance!... this bank (NAB) National Australian Bank knows how to Power Entertain their clients better than any company I have ever worked with!

 

TOP PROGRAMS

During Dinner Entertainment

Reception

Breakout Session

Most corporate dinners are presented in the same model as everyone else's. These are uninspiring, boring and unacceptable. Take a look at Eddie's signature dinner event "Power Entertaining with Food & Wine" to see what top clients are clamoring about.

Eddie presents his "Passport to the Wines of the World" which encourages people to move around, and leaves them with a branded souvenir of the event to take home with them.

This is the more academic side of Power Entertaining. We roll op our sleeves, and delve more deeply into the issues that executives face regularly. Learn these Power Entertaining strategies and set yourself apart from everyone else. People do business with people they like …l earn how to attract the right people through food & wine ... the International currency for connection.

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