May Matta-Aliah is a New York based wine and brandy educator and President of In the Grape (www.inthegrape.com). She is a seasoned presenter, an accredited educator, a long-time instructor at the International Wine Center and brings 20 years of experience and knowledge to all her work. In her teachings May leverages her wide breadth of knowledge, her hands-on industry experience along with insights gained from her extensive travel to the worlds’ wine regions.
In addition to a variety of consulting clients, May also represents the Italian wine regions of Alto Adige and Franciacorta and the French brandy region of Armagnac as their Official Educator in the USA. Born in Beirut Lebanon, May has also launched several Lebanese wines in the New York market.