May Matta-Aliah


Years of Participation


May Matta-Aliah is a New York based wine and brandy educator and President of In the Grape. She is a seasoned presenter, an accredited educator, a long-time instructor at the prestigious 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.

Over the years, May has represented numerous wine regions as their US educator. She is currently the Official Educator for the Italian wine regions of Alto Adige and Franciacorta and the French brandy region of Armagnac. Born in Beirut Lebanon, May continues to fly the vinous flag of her birthplace and has launched several Lebanese wines in the US market.