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July 2021

Wines of Alto Adige and Toscana with Nico Raia

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits & Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Nico Raia is the Division manager for Banville Wine Merchants, with an extensive and rich carrier in food and wine. His journey began in New York City over 20 years ago as a celebrity chef for Leona Helmsley at the Park Lane Hotel. Nico managed 24hr Restaurant Cafeteria in one of the trendiest and hip neighborhoods downtown Manhattan, which brought him full circle to his love and passion for wine. We are pleased to welcome Nico, as he leads us…

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August 2021

Breaking Down Tannin Structure with Virginia Philip, MS

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits & Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Have you ever wondered why tannins are structured differently in certain wines?  For example, Cabernet Sauvignon versus Pinot Noir?  What exactly are tannins and where do they come from? Join Virginia as she leads you through this tasting to better understand this important structural component, and how it affects our perception of red wine. WINES:  Domaine Leroy Gamay, Bourgogne Rouge, France, 2019 Yalumba Bush Vine Grenache, Barossa Valley, Australia, 2018 Bodegas Roda Sela (Tempranillo) Rioja, Spain, 2017 K Vintners "The Deal" Syrah, Columbia Valley, Washington, 2016…

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Discovering the Loire Valley with Joseph Frederick of Rosenthal Wine Merchants

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits & Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
$45.00 – $190.00 60 tickets left

Join Joseph Frederick, a well-traveled young man that spent his youth in places as diverse as Rio de Janeiro, Bogota and Madrid.  Joseph is based in Florida and is bilingual in English and Spanish.  Joseph has been involved in the wine trade for a dozen years, having worked as a sommelier, an independent wine consultant and, most recently, as the key sales representative for a small, family-run wine distributor in the Florida market with a strong Burgundy portfolio.   WINES:  Domaine du Nozay…

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