About Us

Corporate Virtual Wine Tasting came about from necessity. We are a growing team of expert wine educators committed to throwing you fabulous virtual parties.

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Caroline Conner, Founder

Caroline is a wine teacher, youtuber, and entrepreneur otherwise known as Wine Dine Caroline!

She ran wine tastings for tourists in her adopted city ofLyon, before turning to virtual tastings in March 2020. Her tastings have been mentioned in the NYT and Business Insider.

She holds a BA in Archaeology & Anthropology from the University of Oxford, a cuisine and patisserie diploma from Le Cordon Bleu, and most importantly, a Wine & Spirits Education Trust level 4 Diploma. She is currently studying to become a Master of Wine.

Nancy Koziol, Owner

Nancy is an internationally-certified wine expert, author and journalist who loves teaching people the stuff they actually need to know about wine in a fun, interactive way.

She launched an in-home tasting business, couch + cork, in May 2019 and was one of the first wine educators to pivot to virtual when the pandemic struck. She and Caroline quickly turned into a support system, trading leads in Europe and the UK to avoid either having to lead tastings at weird times. In October, 2022, she acquired CVWT from Caroline.

Nancy has a background in labor and employment law which, let's be honest, drove her to wine. She is a Brooklynite turned Vermonter who lives with her husband, dogs, cat and a lot of wine.

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Illy Kamenetsky

Illy Kamenetsky is a Certified Sommelier (Court of Master Sommeliers and Wine & Spirits Education Trust) with over a decade of experience in the world of fine wine.

She has extensive experience as a Somm for restaurants in Ontario, manages high end events, and virtual beverage events.

Illy is based in Toronto, where she runs In Your Glass, serving premium cocktail kits throughout Ontario.

McKenna Schroter

McKenna began her journey in the wine industry as a Virtual Assistant and Social Media Manager for wine businesses.

She supports wineries, vineyards, WSET educators, course creators, influencers, and more, all within the wine space. Her goal is to help wine businesses thrive and achieve their highest goals all while having fun.

In 2020, McKenna also obtained her WSET Level 2 certification, passing with distinction. She hopes to continue her wine education journey in the future and work towards obtaining her WSET Level 3 certification.

We are international, just like you.

Our worldwide team of Sommeliers can't wait to serve you!

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We serve clients all over the world, often with the same event! Your team is in 14 countries? 20 states? 3 time zones? We've got you covered.

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We love sharing world wines with your guests, from the sunny slopes of France's Rhône Valley to the Adelaide Hills in Australia.


We love going deep. Wine isn't just about a tasty glass, but is at the intersection of history, technology, and sustainability. You'll be surprised at how interesting it is!

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Expert Sommeliers

We work with veteran wine industry professionals with extensive experience to ensure that your event is interesting and educational.

But more importantly than that, our experts are cool people that are a blast to hang out with.

Our tastings are super fun!

We know that the whole point is to have a great time, not to drone on about soil type for hours. Believe us, we know how boring that is.