WELCOME TO THE ONLINE HOME of The Chef and The Grape Consulting Firm; a company operated in the Lower Mainland of BC by certified wine steward and certified red seal chef Kristof Gillese. We provide personalized wine services to private and corporate clients as well as wine-minded organizations and restaurants – making wine accessible and enjoyable.


We are proud to be one of the only companies in BC offering private in-home wine tastings. Let us have our certified staff come into your home for an exclusive tasting catering to your interests and tastes.


Browse the site for food and wine pairing suggestions, wine picks and cellar management tips, as well as a menu of personalized sommelier services including (but not limited to) corporate team building events, private tasting engagements, cellar design / management, and wine list consulting.


Whether you’re planning a stylish in-home tasting for you and your friends, looking for some stellar wine and food pairings for your next brilliant dinner, or seeking to beef up your cellar stash, The Chef and the Grape is there for you.


To contact Kristof for a consultation or to set-up one of his personalized wine services, please either email kristof@thechefandthegrape.com or call (604) 339-6921.