6/19 Eight Italian Wines You Need to Know with Sommelier of the Year Mike Madrigale | 2-4pm

6/19 Eight Italian Wines You Need to Know with Sommelier of the Year Mike Madrigale | 2-4pm

50.00

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | TBA Old Port Location | Portland, ME

DETAILS: Producing wines since the 8th Century BC, Italy is has been instrumental in the furtherance of wine culture throughout the world. Yet when compared to France, Italy's reputation is always considered inferior.  NOT ANYMORE.  Please join NYC Sommelier, Michael Madrigale of Grande Cuvee in a fun and informative tasting of 8 Italian wines that you need to know that will give France a run for their money. 

About Michael Madrigale
Over the past 17 years in the NYC wine industry, Michael has amassed enough accolades and industry recognition to last a lifetime.  Among them: 

  • James Beard Award Finalist “Americas Best Wine Program” 2014

  • Named Americas Best Blind Palate 2010 (Food and Wine Magazine)

  • Named Bordeaux Ambassador to US 2015 thru 2018

  • Named Ambassador of Wines of Northern Greece 2015 thru 2018

  • Two time Sommelier of the Year (Food & Wine 2012) (Wine Enthusiast 2013)

  • Two time winner of Wine and Spirits Magazine "Sommelier Scavenger Hunt" (2014, 2015)

  • Top 40 under 40 Wine Enthusiast (2015)

Today, Michael has taken his expertise and just launched his online direct to consumer wine company called GRANDECUVEE, where Michael will be selling wines exactly like you'll taste in the seminar. The app is available on the APPLE APP STORE.  

Portland Wine Week is Presented by Wine Wise.

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