The Royal Poinciana Plaza will launch a new wine-forward initiative, Sommelier Saturdays, with internationally renowned Master Sommelier Virginia Philip, on July 30. Philips owns and operates her eponymous wine shop at The Royal and is the eleventh woman in the world to earn the Master Sommelier accreditation.
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits, & Academy will set the scene for intimate, elevated tasting experiences led by the shop’s team of sommeliers for guests to indulge in on Saturdays. Reservations are $55 per person for groups of two to eight, and include bites from Sant Ambroeus and tastings of the following wines:
- Broadbent Vinho Verde, Portugal
- 2020 Domaine du Nozay Sancerre Blanc, Sancerre, France
- 2018 Caroline Parent Moulin a Vent en Montperay, Beaujolais, France
- 2020 Antinori Guado al Tasso Il Bruciato, Bolgheri, Italy
Sommelier Saturdays with Virginia Philip will be available every Saturday, with seatings at 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., and 5 p.m. Those interested in booking can call (561) 557-4202 or click here to email a request.