Consultancy

We perform Consultancy services to airlines, luxury hotel groups, major retailers, cruise lines, wineries and government.

Our success in consulting comes from our ability to deliver results for our clients. We have won Best Wine List in the Sky for Qatar Airways, Wine Spectator awards for our hotel clients, and Gold Medals for our winery clients. Our services become a marketing asset for clients. In addition, we are also invited to speak at events and conferences, as well as aboard luxury cruise lines.  

Hotels and Resorts

Fairmont Hotels and ResortsFine Vintage has been the wine advisor to one of the world's leading luxury hotel groups, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. We have also won several awards from Wine Spectator for the JW Marriott in Thailand.

Governments

BC GovernmentFine Vintage has performed long-term contacts for the BC government's Liquor Distribution Branch and the Yukon Liquor Commission.

Airlines

Qatar Airways (QR)James Cluer is the consultant wine buyer for Qatar Airways (QR), ranked as one of the few three "5 star airlines" in the world. QR has been honored by Global Traveler magazine as having the "Best Wine List in the Sky" (2010) and by the ultra-prestigious "Cellars in the Sky" with awards for Best First Class red, Best Sweet/Fortified wine, and has also won Runner-Up for having the very best wine selection of any airline in the sky. Today, Qatar Airways offers a stunning selection of wines in all classes.

Wineries

We have worked  on several successful new winery development projects around the world.  Today we act as General Manager for 2 wineries in Canada.

Retailers

We consult to a variety of major retailers, primarily on wine selection and marketing.

Speaking Engagements

We are often invited to be the Guest Lecturer aboard luxury cruise lines and at conferences around the world.