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Our testimonials reveal what real Wine Guides have to say about their careers with Traveling Vineyard in their own words. The results are pretty awesome.

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94%
of Wine Guides are satisfied
with joining Traveling Vineyard.

96%
of Wine Guides think their career
with Traveling Vineyard is fun.

95%
of Wine Guides would recommend
Traveling Vineyard as a career.

When I decided to become a Wine Guide, I was a brand new mom. Traveling Vineyard was an opportunity for me to meet new people, make some extra money, and learn more about wine. Two years later, I have found that it has been one of the best decisions I have ever made! I’ve become part of such a wonderful community and have made so many amazing friendships. I can’t wait to see what the next two years bring.

Jenny O’Meara, Wine Guide
Jessica Harmon Oct. 1, 2021
Traveling Vineyard has been so many things for me over the past four years. It has gotten me out of the house…
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Traveling Vineyard has been so many things for me over the past four years. It has gotten me out of the house and my shell. I have so much more confidence than I did before I started. I also have met so many amazing people! Not only customers but other women within the company as well. I am so thankful to be a part of this family!

Danielle Dufour Aug. 5, 2021
I have been a wine guide for 4 amazing years now. I initially joined as a way to meet new friends. Not…
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I have been a wine guide for 4 amazing years now. I initially joined as a way to meet new friends. Not only have I gained friends from all over the country. I have a supplemental income which covers family travel and unexpected bills as well as a retreat from my grueling day job. This company always puts wine guides first and the entire staff are absolute delights to work with!!!!!

Catherine Schmahl May 20, 2021
Being a Wine Guide has been fun even with the challenges this past year.. It has given me a chance to stop…
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Being a Wine Guide has been fun even with the challenges this past year.. It has given me a chance to stop out of my comfort zone by meeting new people and trying different kinds of wine. Everyone has been so helpful in answering any questions I have had especially my wine mama! I have learned so much I can’t wait to see what this year brings!

Caryn Myers Mar. 16, 2021
5 years! Wow! It sure has flown by, but it also feels like a lifetime. I really didn’t know what this journey…
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5 years! Wow! It sure has flown by, but it also feels like a lifetime. I really didn’t know what this journey would hold for me 5 years ago, but now I can see that it was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Being a Wine Guide has added so much positive & value to my life, and I would not know what to do without my wine business.

Danielle Leis Feb. 10, 2021
Traveling Vineyard has been such a huge blessing over this last year. I have been able to help support my family financially,…
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Traveling Vineyard has been such a huge blessing over this last year. I have been able to help support my family financially, make my own schedule and meet some amazing people who I consider close friends now. With having 2 young children and being a stay at home mom, this has been one of the best discussions I could have made for myself and my family!

Carissa Paxton Jan. 11, 2021
After 3 amazing years with Traveling Vineyard it only gets better and better! They give us the best technology, highest quality wines…
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After 3 amazing years with Traveling Vineyard it only gets better and better! They give us the best technology, highest quality wines and amazing resources to help us succeed! I love my wine guide life!!

Rebecca Stevenson Jan. 9, 2021
It’s hard to believe I have been a wine guide for 5 years! I have had so much fun, made tons of…
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It’s hard to believe I have been a wine guide for 5 years! I have had so much fun, made tons of great friends and met so many personal and financial goals thanks to Traveling Vineyard! I honestly can’t imagine not being a part of this amazing business! If you love wine and you love to set goals and crush them, then Traveling Vineyard is where you need to be!

Charlotte Anderson Nov. 24, 2020
I love being a wine guide! I have made so many new friends not only on my team but from tasting events…
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I love being a wine guide! I have made so many new friends not only on my team but from tasting events I’ve hosted! I love sharing my love of wine with others and also learning new things about wine myself! Being a wine guide has opened so many new opportunities for me and I am forever grateful I said yes 3 years ago!

Jaclyn Williams Sep. 18, 2020
“This last year has flown by and has been a ton of fun! I love all that I am learning and wish…
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“This last year has flown by and has been a ton of fun! I love all that I am learning and wish I would have jumped on board years ago! The Traveling Vineyard community is absolutely amazing and I feel blessed to be a part of it. Thank you for all that you do and I look forward to what the future holds with this amazing company! Cheers!”

Ziarra Link Aug. 14, 2020
I have loved every minute of being a wine guide! I have gotten to meet so many wonderful people and made so…
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I have loved every minute of being a wine guide! I have gotten to meet so many wonderful people and made so many friends on the way. On top of being able to watch my team grow and succeed has been one of my very favorite parts. So excited for many more years and many more wines ????

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Stefanie Kriner
Apr. 20, 2021

I just hit my one year anniversary and I could not be more excited to be a part of this fantastic team and company. I started in the midst of the pandemic and didn’t really have high intentions of growing my business into much more than a thing that I do here and there to make some extra money. Boy was I wrong. After a few events under my belt, my business just took off. I added a team member within the first few months, which I also had no plans of doing. I started booking more events, online and in-home. Next thing I knew I had 12 team members and promoted to Team Leader!
This company has provided me with the Flexibility of making my own schedule, since I am a busy single mom of three. It has allowed me to break out of my shell and become more comfortable speaking around other people and has allowed me to create great Friendships, with the hosts and guests that I meet, as well as the other wine guides! As a single mom of three, the company has also helped me with my Finances. Money to help cover daycare, dance class, and fun outings with my family! I am so happy to be a part of Traveling Vineyard and absolutely love the support and recognition that we get from our wine family!??

Amy Couillard
Apr. 19, 2021

April 2020 had us a month into lockdown/quarantine... you know... and I was so looking for something to look forward to in life. I am a very social person. I attended a friend's wine tasting with one of our mutual friends who was a Team Leader with Traveling Vineyard. Allie and I were good friends and at the end I knew I wanted to host so that I could "hang out" with my friends. At the end of our tasting, Allie asked me...again!...to be a wine guide. I never had any interest in direct sales/ marketing, but I needed something to get excited about and I figured the worst that would happen is that I would drink the wine. Well, here I am, a year later, LOVING it! I love the wines, learning about wines, sharing wines and making new friends. I have met so many wonderful people from this experience. I have also been able to do home improvements we have wanted to do for years, and my kids can do their activities. I really wish I could make this my full time gig, and maybe one day I will. But for now, this mom of 2, wife of 1 ??, full-time high school counselor is having a blast and planning to stay on this adventure as long as I can. Thanks Traveling Vineyard and Allie Smith for hooking us up.

Amy Couillard
Apr. 19, 2021

April 2020 had us a month into lockdown/quarantine... you know... and I was so looking for something to look forward to in life. I am a very social person. I attended a friend's wine tasting with one of our mutual friends who was a Team Leader with Traveling Vineyard. Allie and I were good friends and at the end I knew I wanted to host so that I could "hang out" with my friends. At the end of our tasting, Allie asked me...again!...to be a wine guide. I never had any interest in direct sales/ marketing, but I needed something to get excited about and I figured the worst that would happen is that I would drink the wine. Well, here I am, a year later, LOVING it! I love the wines, learning about wines, sharing wines and making new friends. I have met so many wonderful people from this experience. I have also been able to do home improvements we have wanted to do for years, and my kids can do their activities. I really wish I could make this my full time gig, and maybe one day I will. But for now, this mom of 2, wife of 1 ??, full-time high school counselor is having a blast and planning to stay on this adventure as long as I can. Thanks Traveling Vineyard and Allie Smith for hooking us up.

Beth Montoya
Apr. 18, 2021

I am so excited to be a Traveling Vineyard Wine Guide! I began my journey at the beginning of the pandemic, which was probably not the best time to start a new venture, but I am so glad that I took the leap. I have been amazed at the loving, caring, and helpful spirit of other Traveling Vineyard Wine Guides, the Cheerleaders, and everyone involved with this company. It is a privilege to be a part of this team! I love meeting new people and sharing this wonderful wine. As I begin my second year as a Wine Guide, my goal is to hold more in-person tastings and to grow my business and my team. Get ready wine lovers. Here I come!

Jennifer Haynes
Apr. 7, 2021

I've been a Wine Guide with Traveling Vineyard for over 9 years. It's truly one of the best decisions I've made for myself and my family. I joined the business just for fun and to pass the time while my husband was deployed to Afghanistan. I instantly feel in love with the people. I've been able to travel the world on the companies dime. I mean does it really get any better than that! I love working for myself at my own pace. The friendships I've made will last a lifetime and so won't all the wonderful memories. I'm truly blessed to be part of such an amazing company.

Amanda Probert
Apr. 6, 2021

I joined the wine guide life because I love drinking wine with friends, and strangers who become friends! Since becoming a wine guide, I’ve learned new things, tried new wines, and met new people!

Lisa Sullivan
Apr. 6, 2021

Five years ago, today, I joined an amazing company to partner with and started my wine journey.

This past year, Covid had put my in home wine tasting events to a halt and I had to focus on Online and Virtual events. Was this out of my comfort zone? Yes. But wIth your support, my business was able to continue. Thank you!!

Throughout these last five years, I have crushed goals, earned the title of Team Leader, and earned incentive trips to Los Cabos, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic. Was it easy? No. This journey of personal and professional development would not be possible without the support and the encouragement from my wine family and customers. I am beyond blessed!

“I choose to make the rest of my life, the best of my life.” ~L.H.

I want to raise my glass to all of you who have supported and continue to support my wine guide life!
Cheers to another year and knowing the the glass is not half empty...it’s refillable! ??

Amanda Ebel
Mar. 31, 2021

I have been a wine guide with Traveling Vineyard for 3 years now and I can't say enough great things about this company. First and foremost, the wine guides come first and I love that our Chief Grapestomper, Rick Libby, always has us on the forefront of his mind. He makes sure that a business decision would never impact us in a negative way and that is something that is truly admirable. Second, the wines are absolutely amazing! Third, it's so much fun to bring these amazing wines to friends and meet some new friends along the way. Fourth, having a little extra income is just the bonus. Lastly (although I could go on and on), being a part of this amazing wine family is such a blessing. I feel like I was welcomed with open arms and feel like I've always been here. As the company keeps growing and improving, I'm constantly empowered to keep going. I love this wine guide life!

Heather Dick
Mar. 27, 2021

I have been with Traveling Vineyard for three years and couldn't be happier I found this wonderful company. I have had a few life challenges arise and was able to jump right back into my business, even when there are updates to the business the trainings are amazing. I have met some great people through my wine gig and look forward to meeting more in the future. Traveling Vineyard checked all my boxes for a way to help bring in extra money for my family. Great wine, wonderful people and a business model that couldn't be beat is what brought me to Traveling Vineyard but is also why I won't be leaving either.

Joanne Maguire
Mar. 22, 2021

I have been a wine guide now for 6 years....best decision I have made......great wine, fabulous friendships, wonderful and encouraging support not only from the company but wine family too! No matter how you decide to do your business you will always feel special!