"Tony Margiotta's wine class far exceeded expectations! Tony's expertise is clear, and his storytelling skills make it well worth your time to attend one of his classes!"
"Now I actually know what to look for when walking into a wine store!"
Jon Lemon, Founder
Third Rail Photo Booths
"The best hour you'll spend on wines. Tony makes the wines come to life.
My clients loved it. "
Brian Murray, Realtor
"No one conducts a wine class like Tony Margiotta. He's the real deal!"
- Dr. Joshua Perlman
Owner of NYC Smile Spa
"The Most Satisfying Way To Explore Wine
Is Turning Taste Into Story."
About Tony Margiotta
Your Virtual Wine Guide
Tony Margiotta roams the less-travelled backroads of the Italian countryside in search of quality craft wines. He’s the President of Gladiator Wine Distribution, an importer of small artisanal wines handcrafted in Italy. He’s the author of "Hidden Gems of Italy,” winner of “The Best European Wine Book In The US” at the Gourmand International Book Competition. His wines have won numerous awards including double gold and silver medals at the New York International Wine Competition, Merano Wine Hunter, and Slow Wine. His family comes from a small village called Montaquila in Southern Italy. And Mr. Margiotta has been traveling to Italy for 20 years immersing himself in Italian food, wine, and culture.