Sommelier Sundays


Sommelier Sunday

Event Details

  • Upcoming Dates:
    • Sunday, January 26th, 2020
    • Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
    • Sunday, March 29th, 2020
    • Sunday, April 26th, 2020
  • Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Take your wine knowledge to the next level with our Sommelier Sundays wine education classes!

These 90 minute in-depth classes will be led by our very own Mayra
Fana, Sommelier, who you may already know from participating in a Reserve Tasting at the winery.

With each class you will taste 5 wines from around the world (including one Millbrook wine) based on the selected topic/varietal for that date. You will walk away with a greater knowledge and appreciation of each varietal topic.


January 26: Big Reds
February 23: Pinot Noir
March 29: Chardonnay
April 26: Aromatic Whites

Space is limited to 15 people per session and reservations are required.
Cost: $45 per session, plus tax
PSR Club member: $40 per session, plus tax

Sommelier Sundays will take place the last Sunday of each month
from 12:00-1:30 pm in the Reserve Tasting Room.

 

Click Here For Tickets
or Call 845.677.8383 ext 21 for reservations.


Sunday, January 26th
Big Reds
12:00 – 1:30 PM

Why are some red wines refereed to as Big Reds? What makes red wine age so well in the bottle? Find out the answer to
these questions and many more at the Big Reds Sommelier Sunday Class!


Meet Mayra


Mayra pouring WineMayra Fana was born in a small village in the Dominican Republic. Wine came to her life at a very early age, eventually became her passion, and it has never left her. She came to New York as a young woman when father had to leave the Dominican Republic for political reasons.

Mayra obtained a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the City University of New York–CUNY, and worked as an Electrical Engineer for over 30 years. In 2015, she earned a Certification with Distinction as Sommelier from the Sommelier Society of America (SSA). Mayra joined us at Millbrook Winery during the spring of 2016. In 2017 she published a book about wine in Spanish titled “El Vino, la bebida intellectual” (Wine, The Intellectual Drink). When not working at the winery, Mayra also hosts private wine classes and wine events.