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At The Royal Poinciana Plaza

Sommelier Saturdays

Jul 30 11:30 am – 5:00 pm Virginia Philip Wine Spirits & Academy

Calling all wine lovers! For the first time, Virginia Philip Wine Spirits & Academy will be leading tastings for small, private groups.

Looking for a unique & elevated experience to enjoy with your partner, group of friends, bussiness associates, or clients? Get a private tasting in the books led by a VPWSA Certified Sommelier.


Date and Time Options

Every Saturday beginning July 30 with seatings at either 11:30 a.m.. 2:30 p.m., or 5 p.m.


Group Sizes

A minimum of 2 people, and a maximum of 8 people.


Wine Selections + Bites

Enjoy small bites from Sant Ambroeus and tastings of the following wines:

  • Broadbent Vinho Verde- Portugal
  • Domaine du Nozay Sancerre Blanc- Sancerre, France, 2020
  • Caroline Parent Moulin a Vent en Montperay- Beaujolais, France, 2018
  • Antinori Guado al Tasso Il Bruciato- Bolgheri, Italy, 2020



$55 per person



Kindly call 561.557.4202 or click here to email a request.


About Virginia Philip

Virginia Philip is an internationally renowned Master Sommelier and female pioneer in the wine industry.  She became just the 11th woman in the world to earn Master Sommelier accreditation in 2002, and since has continued to be a trailblazer, earning a heap of accolades from being named “Best Sommelier USA” to an honoree for the inaugural Women in Wine & Spirits Awards.

In addition to owning and operating her eponymous wine shop here at The Royal, Virginia acts as the Wine Director for The Breakers and holds a doctorate degree in Oenology.