In the Grape

Spreading Spirited
Knowledge Through
Tailored Education


May Matta-Aliah

For close to 20 years, May's had her finger on the pulse of the wine and spirits scene in New York City. 

May represents wine and spirits regions and brands as their primary educator and ambassador. She has taught countless seminars to industry professionals and has presented at high visibility conferences such as Tales of the CocktailSan Antonio Cocktail Classic, New York Wine Expo, Society of Wine Educator Annual Conference and the French Wine Society Annual Conference. May is also a long time instructor at the prestigious International Wine Center, where she has been teaching the classes of the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) and served as an adjunct professor at the City Tech, CUNY. 

It is May’s ability to deliver messages that are keenly tailored to her audience that makes her a sought-after educator. Her ability to contextualize information and make it relatable to current market trends while delivering deep knowledge in an approachable manner; allows her to captivate her audience be they seasoned professionals looking for the differentiator or consumers looking to expand their horizons.

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