Whether you’re selling wine abroad or trying to attract tourists to your winery, you have a story to tell and information to give.
So how are you going to do that for people who don’t speak your language?
One of the most effective ways is to put across your message in crisp, clear English, but communication can be difficult in a language that isn’t your own.
That’s where I can help with your website, press releases, labels, slogans and other texts. I can take your message in Spanish, Catalan or French and translate it into powerful, effective English.
Even if you haven’t got anything written down yet, I will be pleased to listen to your instructions and work with you to create an original text in English.
Contact The Wine Translator
There are good reasons why you should choose to work with me. I’m a language professional with 15 years’ experience as a translator and another 15 as a journalist, and qualifications in both disciplines. I also know about wine, how it’s made and how people talk about it. Not only am I an enthusiast, I have a Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) qualification, I’ve done courses in wine translation and I’m still learning. I’ve translated websites, books, leaflets, labels and all kinds of documents to do with wine and wine tourism for well-known names in important Spanish, French and Catalan wine- producing areas such as Champagne, Ribera del Duero, Priorat, Penedès and Somontano.
We’ve been working with Simon for several months. We are a company involved in producing and selling wine and we need constantly need translations of our technical material. All the documents are translated with the greatest speed and efficiency and with a good command of the exclusive language of the world of wine. Seeing a job so well done gives us confidence and peace of mind. For us, Simon is undoubtedly a great professional.Cristina Millaruelo
Know your translator
If you work with me, you can be sure that I, and no-one else, will be taking care of translating or writing your texts.
An agency or a large company can’t always guarantee that personal attention, and your important messages might end up in the hands of someone who knows little or nothing about wine or who isn’t very skilled at translation. The results can be embarrassing for you and damaging for your credibility.
If you use some kind of machine translation, it can be even worse.
So don’t take the risk.
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