Meet one of our newest Consultants, Jeffrey Jurist. He started on May 25th, National Wine Day- how fitting!
What made you choose Wine Decadence?
I have always wanted to do direct sales but could never find anything that spoke to me. I love entertaining and having friends over. This is basically an opportunity to do this all the time and meet new people. I enjoy wine and would love to share this with everyone. There are other companies I found doing this, and some would have had more support locally. However, I feel the opportunity to get in on the ground floor in my area and to be mentored by great people. I have already spoken to Anna and Tiffany [they] were just too good. Additionally, the $399 Kit with 26 wines this month was too good to turnaround. I don’t plan on flopping but even if I did, I have all that wine, so I figured what do I have to lose.
What have been the best parts of being a part of Wine Decadence?
I just joined, but so far everyone has been very friendly and helpful. Milissa and I seem to be asking the same questions and I am watching her stuff for ideas as well. I am just trying to learn as much as possible and I hope to have many tastings scheduled very soon.
What are your goals for your business?
I am a dreamer, but I want to be realistic. At first, I just want to work hard and do my best to get started and build. Ideally, I would like to eventually be the go-to person in Texas with a very large network of Wine Decadence Consultants. Perhaps have our own warehouse here one day from a corporate perspective due to all the business. There are so many festivals in Austin, we could represent the company at these festivals, and help this company succeed to the highest levels. This will benefit me, the company, and hopefully my large network of consultants. At first, though I just want to hit the fast start and hopefully have 2 or 3 recruits as well by the end of my 60 days.
What is your favorite wine?
Like music and food, I really enjoy any and all kinds as long as they are good. I do really enjoy I nice oaky Pinot Noir though.
Which wine best matches your personality and why?
I would say a Reisling. I am a very friendly person, willing to chat with strangers. You could say I am sweet like a lot of Rieslings.
What would you tell someone that is considering a Wine Decadence business?
I would tell them to go for it. If you ever look at these bigger Direct Sales companies and wonder how certain people are making a living it is because they likely started early on in the company and helped build it. The opportunity is there.