Welcome to Vinogrape!
Hello! My name is Neil Mechanic Founder and Director of Operations of Vinogrape Consulting and Productions based in San Francisco, California. I've spent over 20 years in the Food and Beverage Industry specifically geared to the wine emphasis. My three prong consulting approach includes Wine List Consultation, Private Cellar Management and Speciality Wine Tasting Events for both the trade and the public.
My services are beneficial to any upstart restaurant wanting to customize a program that complements their theme as well as budget. I can also work with an existing program to make the necessary adjustments to enhance selection, profitability, and better list navigation for both guest and service staff. My passion for wine percolates down to any Front of the House Staff who are eager to learn and become a better promoter and salesman in the dining setting.
- Restaurant Wine List Consultation
- Staff Training
- Beverage Inventory Management
Private Cellar Management & Appraisal:
Special Event Planning & Theme Tastings:
Keg Wine Consultation:
I will work with an existing account or new build-out concept to implement a draft wine system that offers one or two house pours to an array of pours from noted vineyard sources in California. Learn how a wine tap system can elevate all aspects of your beverage program from increasing glass pour profit margin to decreasing product waste.