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"Gilat was an incredible success as our expert sommelier at our Scottsdale Marciano Opening Event this past March. She brought knowledge and wonderful energy to the party that ensured a long line-up at the tasting the entire event.  Our patrons and corporate attendee’s were delighted with the indulgent, educational element it brought to the event. I would most certainly be more then happy to work with her again in the future."

-Jennifer Ross, Special Events Manager, GUESS INC.

"THANK YOU, Gilat Ben-Dor and Renaissance Wine Academy, for exceeding my expectations when you held the wine tasting seminar for my high-end clients. The topic of "Drink Now or Hold" wines tied into my Insuring Fine Collectibles program beautifully. You have a bubbly, engaging personality which invited guest participation and comfort in what can be an intimidating topic for the wine novice. I would highly recommend your Wine Academy for either a casual, fun social gathering or a professional business environment. Thank you for making me look good!!!"

-Pamela McConlogue, Private Banking Officer, Johnson Bank

"RUN, don’t walk, to book your next event with Gilat Ben-Dor and the Renaissance Wine Academy.  She created a truly unforgettable experience for our executive team from the elegant wine tasting presentation to the fun and interactive way she helps you learn about wine.  Even we wine ‘connoisseurs’ were impressed with how much we didn’t know!  We all walked away with pearls of wine wisdom that have definitely enhanced our individual sipping pleasure. Gilat will not only meet your expectations, she’ll exceed them!  We can’t wait to have her back with us again."

-Nancy Paris, VP of Strategic Consulting, Bristol Global Mobility

"Wow Gilat:
You are amazing - lots of great info, and you were so funny!  There was a lady sitting next to me who kept nodding her head (agreeing with everything you said) plus the bartender was even listening."

-Debby Raposa, VP Communications, MPI Arizona Chapter
(Meeting Professionals International)

"I just wanted to let you know how very much I enjoyed your wine presentation last week at Copperwynd Resort's MPI function. You are filled with knowledge and are a very entertaining, fun and animated speaker. I want to hear more!"

-Suzanne Taylor, National Sales Manager, Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau

"Thank you so much!  You did a fabulous job, and really provided some great education.  You have such great ideas and such a fabulous personality, thank you again for bringing something special to our event."

-Beth Longnaker, Site Selection Specialist, Hospitality Performance Network

"Gilat, you were the hit of the evening. You made your
unexpected impromptu presentation about Sauvignon Blanc look like
you'd prepared for days. You have such a command of wine knowledge.
You held everyone's attention effectively, you were entertaining and
funny, you explained things in easy-to-understand terms. Cheers to
you, Gilat!"

-Stevie Ann Rinehart, Owner, Burgundy Ink

"Gilat's presentation was so festive and unique.  Sharing her experience and knowledge was not only interesting but awakening and lively.  I am excited to attend more of her sessions and walking away with much more than I expected!"

-Millicent Garrenger, Acting and Voice Professional

"Gilat is an energetic and fun presenter.  She was asked to speak at an impromptu event, and she stepped up to the challenge. She spoke with confidence, authority and knowledge.  I look forward to seeing her speak at the next event."

-Jessica M. Pierce, Accelerated Team Dynamics, Certified Behavior Analyst