Bring in Customers with Micro-Talks!

Micro-talks, the latest trend in event entertainment and education, have taken learning by storm with their dynamic and engaging nature. These concise and captivating presentations, typically lasting around 15 to 30 minutes, and deliver bite-sized nuggets of knowledge. Guests absolutely love micro-talks because they can enjoy a Reader’s Digest version of a topic without feeling overwhelmed or bored. It's a win-win situation, where knowledge meets entertainment in the most delightful way possible.

Drawing inspiration from the fast-paced world we live in, micro-talks have gained immense popularity, making them an excellent choice for wineries seeking to enhance their guests' experiences. As a wine lovers and seasoned speaker, I've crafted a collection of these short and captivating presentations that are perfect for a “Sip-and-Learn” experience.

Bring in Customers

Something new for Club Members

Popular topics to attract new customers (Eventbrite)

Change up the topics and make it a series

We can tie this into wine (or not)

Perfect amount of time to add a wine flight during the session

Love Language Micro-Talk

Not just for couples!

Just like a perfect wine pairing can elevate your dining experience, understanding and utilizing love languages can enhance your interactions with others. Imagine effortlessly harmonizing with your partner, friends, and colleagues, creating deeper bonds in a heartbeat. By exploring the world of Love Languages, we can unlock the keys to building stronger relationships, both in the workplace and at home.

This talk can also be done with a wine pairing format for parallels.

To see our 60 minute workshop format, click here.

Mike and Maureen have been entertaining and educating audiences for more than 10 years. They are highly rated speakers. Maureen moonlighted as a paint and sip instructor, and brings that same fun entertainment quality to all of her talks.

Love Maps

Couples Talk.

We take a quick jump into the Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by Gottman. We talk about principle 1 - "Love Maps" and do a quick exercise. Couples leave with a deeper connection from this one fun segment. We can easily do a 7 part series for all 7 principles, or do our full 90 minute deep dive. Click here for more information on the full session.

Led by Mike and Maureen Birdsall

Mike and Maureen have been married for 35 years, and launched 4 companies together.

They have dedicated themselves to helping couples connect in creative ways through their subscription box business DateBox Club. Their sessions are fun and entertaining, filled with storytelling, and plenty of time for connections.

They are both wine lovers, and Maureen is a Gottman Certified Workshop Leader.

Questions & Booking: Contact Us


The 20 minute micro-sessions are $750 for up to 20 people.

For travel outside the Bay Area we request expenses covered.

No Equipment needed unless it's a very large room. For full length sessions (60-90 min) we require a projector and mic.

We can work with you on tying in wine tasting, and will happily tag team with your pouring.

  • Our group LOVED it

    I think my Love Language is wine! But seriously, this was so much fun - we spent the rest of our trip trying to analyze everyone.


  • Just WOW!

    Mike and Maureen really delivered on the Love Maps session. We've been married 20 years and really enjoyed the refresher. More please!


  • Brilliant

    We love wine, and the Love Language talk was an added bonus for both of us. We loved the quick format.


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