Michael’s passion for wine and enthusiasm for Banfi’s portfolio of Italian wines is contagious. Michael has been selling wine since 1985. For the past ten years he has worked for Banfi Vintners, selling Italy’s premier estate vineyard wines from Tuscany.
Michael has a keen understanding of the local markets and is responsible for all the the wines owned and imported into the United States by Banfi Vintners.
His engaging personality and ablility to present the artisan wines from Banfi’s international portfolio finds him conducting wine tastings and hosting wine events in New England.
Banfi Food Tasting
Maschio Prosecco Rosé
Shrimp and Dungeness Crab, Cucumber Pearls, Heart of Palm
San Angelo Pinot Grigio
Foie Gras Torchon, Brûlée of Peach, Micro Basil
Banfi Chianti Classico Riserva
Rosemary Crusted Lamb Capaccio, Truffled Studded Pecorino Romano
Cum Laude Super Tuscan
Grilled Hanger Steak, White Bean Puree, Grilled Plums
Brunello di Montalcino
Coffee Dusted Venison with Cherry Jus
Rosa Regale Brachetto d’Acqui
Chocolate Ganache and Raspberry
$49.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity
Castello Banfi is the first winery in the world to be awarded international recognition for exceptional environmental, ethical and social responsibility (ISO 14001 and SA 8000) as well as an international leader in customer satisfaction (ISO 9001:2000). The signature wines of Castello Banfi and Vigne Regali include a Proprietor’s Reserve Sangiovese called BelnerO, three Brunello’s as well as Super Tuscan favorites SummuS and Cum Laude; San Angelo Pinot Grigio, the single vineyard Principessa Gavia and the cru Rosa Regale, a unique and renowned sparkling red.