Sarah May Grunwald

Taste Georgia

Sarah May Grunwald is originally from California by way of Australian parents and lived in Australia and Germany before settling in Italy in 2005. She graduated from San Diego State University in European Humanities and has a sommelier certificate from Associazione Italiana Sommelier and has complete WSET level two. Sarah is a professor at the Istituto Lorenzo de Medici where she teaches the course “Wines of Italy”. She is an official ambassador for wine and travel to the Republic of Georgia and also offers food and wine tour services to Georgia and has co-founded a website and business called Taste Georgia which will provide group and private culinary and wine tour services to the country and also provide wine education services to educate the general public and people in trade about Georgian qvevri wine through representational services at trade shows and private tastings. She is also the co-owner and manager of Antiqua Tours, which offers wine tastings, winery visits and cultural tours in and around Rome. She has spoken or participated in panels on social media and wine, wine and food tourism at conferences such as IWINETC and DWCC. She currently works between Rome and Tbilisi.

Sarah will be will be part of a panel discussion titled:

Golden Rules for Successful Winery Visits

Building a successful winery tour & tasting room experience before, during and after the visit. Do’s and Don’ts. Bring plenty of questions for the panel.

Get the conclusions from the panel on Session 2.5 - Golden Rules for Successful Winery Visits>>

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