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Man Vs Wine


Howdy and Bonjour! 🍷

Are you new to wine? Are you a connoisseur? Or are you just wine curious? 

Are you a wine maker? Winery owner? Budding vineyard adventurer?

I’m here to help! 🍷 

If you have a passion for wine, we should talk.

My name is Jesse Knight and “Man Vs Wine” is your all in one solution to your wine needs.

I’m based in Bordeaux, working both locally and internationally with wine enthusiasts across the globe.

Wine Tours

Wedding Wine

Man Vs Wine “Wine Club”


Drop a line and let’s see how I can help!

Cheers & Santé

How can I be of service?

Wine Tours

Bespoke Bordeaux & Cognac wine tours offered for full day tailored itineraries

Wedding Wine

I can source the best local wines for your "Big Day" & Sommelier at your Wedding as well!

Wine Club

The best independent, small family & sustainable wines delivered ANYWHERE

Wine Export

If you're a winery looking for Export/ Marketing/ Opportunities in France then I'd love to help!


Bordeaux Wine Experiences

Come along to my Bespoke Wine Tours throughout the Bordeaux region either for you to explore or book my half and full day tours where I show you behind the scenes

Get exclusive access and extensive wine knowledge, as well as wine pairing and of course picking the best bottles from local, small family vineyards.

“Jesse's wine pairing recommendations were an absolute hit. Really made the whole stay very special. ”

mr m. EDGECOMBE, charente maritime


Connect with customers

Would you like to reach out to your customers? 

Do you need help with your social media, building communities and publishing newsletters?  

Would you like assistance with sourcing importers, restaurants or other commercial opportunities?

I can offer support in three languages (French, English & American!), and I’m here to help.

Customers reviews

What people are saying ...

As the 'sponsor' of our company wine tasting tour, I was most impressed by the attention to detail from the written tour notes beforehand, the perfect selection of wineries and restaurant as well as Jesse's passion and knowledge for wine. My team loved it! I have been telling friends and visitors to the region that going on a tour with 'Man vs Wine' is a 'must do' because they'd learn so much and definitely enjoy the day.
Steve Mottershead
Managing Director CBM Partners (UK)
Man vs Wine tour is a day where Jesse guides you through a day with knowlegde and enthusiasm about wine, introduces you to great wines and he is good company to be around to make it a unforgettable day. The wine selections were good because we knew it was selected with care but we know that the chateaus themselves also were selected with care so we just trusted on Jesse’s opinion. But we did try and taste for ourself and bought as a result of this tasting. We would definitely recommend it. We choose to have lunch accomponied by Man vs Wine. Jesse brought us to this beautiful place to lunch and we enjoyed the lunch, the place and the company because it gaves us a chance to talk about wine, food and life. We wouldn’t have wanted it any other way. It exceeded our expactations. We were very excited about our day with Man vs Wine. But exciting as well to meet a new person who you are gonna spend a day with and see of you can have a connection. Jesse came to our accommodation with croissants, and we immediatly hit it off. At the end of the day we invited Man vs Wine to drink some wine with us just because we enjoyed his company as a person. The share of knowledge and great converstations made this day exceed our expectations. Thank you so much for an amazing experience and a wonderful day. Lets stay in touch!!
Emile Macco
Pugfashion and fine custom tailoring (Netherlands)
"If you are visiting the region and looking for an authentic and informative tour from a true gentleman with some serious skill and knowledge .. or to simply stock up your wine collection with some beautiful French wine we would recommend you getting in touch with Jesse! You won't regret it!
Lauren Mages
NHS Nurse (UK)
"Jesse was incredibly knowledgeable about wine and Bordeaux, has amazing enthusiasm, has a great sense of humour and such a lovely and enjoyable person to spend the day with. He made our whole day seamless and fun and went the extra mile for us.   It's a very personal tour and Jesse is totally flexible but the best thing is to leave it all in his hands and you wont be disappointed.  Jesse introduced us to wines we didn’t know and also smaller producers whom produce equally as good wines as the big players but you get a much more personal experience and more affordable wines.  His selections were great and different from the run of the mill wines and producers that you read about.  Lunch was a 10/10 and one of the best meals I’ve had in France!   I was surprised by how easy it was to spend the day with Jesse and how informative he was of everything Bordeaux. Going to small producers and having a very real experience was incredible.  

I would highly recommend a tour with Jesse to leave the stress from your hands and to have an excellent day out. 10/10! 🙂 "
Kate Mandeno
Wine Distributor (NZ)
Jesse organised a lovely and unique day for us in St Emilion! We visited two local chateaux, the tour was very personal.  They had so much passion and enthusiasm for what they did which they loved to share!  Their wines were delicious and we would never have found them without Jesse!
Jesse arranged everything for us and the day was seamless! Jesse also arranged a delicious lunch in a fabulous French restaurant. The food was incredible and the setting was beautiful overlooking the vineyards of St Emilion! Jesse's recommendation of wine for lunch was also exquisite!
We would highly recommend Jesse and Man vs Wine, thank you very much for a really lovely and special day! 
Jesse's knowledge and experience is incredible!
We all had a great day and will be sure to call on Jesse again!
Bridget & Ollie
Wow what an experience, we had an amazing day organised for us by Jesse. 
Jesse definitely knows all the hidden gems! 
The family run châteaux were a joy to visit, the knowledge was amazing, the wine was delicious and the hosts were incredibly friendly. We definitely would not have experienced something so unique without Jesses’ help, what a great experience! 
Emmeline and Tom
"We had a wonderful day with Jesse and highly recommend his services to anyone looking to discover more about wine in the Bordeaux region. Jesse is hugely knowledgeable and passionate about wine and the region and imparts this knowledge in an easy and entertaining manner. He has clearly gone to great lengths to learn about the terroir and the quirks of the different vineyards. The three chateaux Jesse selected were little-known independent producers making great, high quality wine. The final chateau in particular was a real hidden gem. The owner is wonderful; she exudes such warmth and creativity and these qualities infuse all of her wines.  Jesse’s choice for lunch was also spot on - wonderful food and company and a relaxed ambiance. If you’re looking to do a wine tour in Bordeaux we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Man vs Wine. Not only is Jesse hugely knowledgeable and entertaining, but having a built-in driver and translator meant that everyone in our group was able to fully relax and enjoy the day. Santé!
Victoria Farrington
"Having experienced wine tasting events, I thought I knew what to expect from Man vs Wine...but this one was very different to anything experienced previously! Jesse's passion and knowledge gave this tour a completely new dimension and, of course, he is a fluent French speaker so translation services are part of the package! He educated us from grape to bottle. He has an amazing palate and was very quick to understand mine, and therefore guide me in the right direction. He selected his chateaux for the tour based on their excellence in wine production, picking out little known local producers of high quality, each of which proved to be exceptionally hospitable for our party. Jesse arranged a wonderful lunch venue for the group and joined us. This proved exceptionally useful as, using his knowledge, he was able to pick out the hidden treasure in the wine selection which we would all have missed. During the lunch he was able to impart further fascinating and useful information to us all - the lunch would not have been the same without him. If you're thinking of experiencing a Wine Tour in France, I would highly recommend Man vs Wine but make sure you have Jesse with you - you'll miss out on so much if you go it alone."
Gail Walker
Red Cool Consulting (UK)

Let's start with hello

I’m a friendly guy who loves to talk wine. Please feel free to reach out. 

No question is too big or too small… I’m looking forward to hearing from you!

Call me on +33 (0) 7 49 83 02 44

I’m also on WhatsApp with the same number.

DM me on Instagram @manvswine or send an email on


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