About Us

About The Wine Experience

The Wine Experience is owned and run by Ian McNeill, a life-long afficionado of fine wines and good food, who is also a professional trainer with more than 20 years of experience. His expertise is in organising all types of wine events for corporate and consumer clients such as wine tastings fun wine challenges and wine dinners.

As a former president of The Institute of Wines and Spirits (Scotland), an organisation that actively promotes the education of wine and spirits, Ian maintains many links within the wine trade and keeps abreast of all the latest developments and trends.

Ian examining the colour of wineIan’s lively, interactive, and informative presentations can be a stand-alone corporate event, pre-dinner tasting, team building day, or an event where your staff or customers unwind at the end of a meeting or conference. Wine Experience ideas are endless. Ask about our wine or champagne challenges that are ideal for client entertainment and provide great networking opportunities!

Regular wine tastings, food and wine matching events and wine dinners are held in Edinburgh, with, events and tastings organised for 2013 and 2014.

See our Testimonials Page for comments about events held in Livingston, West Lothian, Edinburgh, throughout central Scotland and beyond.


Our events are always great fun and a fantastic way to learn about wine tasting and matching food and wine in a relaxed and informal setting.

A couple enjoying The Wine Experience