The Art of Tasting Wine

at the Whistler House Museum of Art

Thursday, May 16th at 6:30 PM

Do you wish you knew more about wine, but are unsure of where to start?

Join the Whistler House Museum of Art (WHMA) for an evening of wine tasting, education, and enjoyment led by Certified Specialist of Wine Paul R. Gerry!

Over the course of the evening, guests will sample from four varieties of wine (red, white, sparkling, and dessert), learning more about wine tasting notes and food pairings. Additionally, to accompany the WHMA's newest exhibition, Patrick McCay: A Thematic Retrospective - Explore, Exploit, Express, guests will discuss works of art carefully curated to pair with each wine sampling.

Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased below. Admission includes four wine samplings, light refreshments, hors d'oeuvres, and a special gift.

Space is limited so reserve a spot today!

You must be 21 or older to attend.



Paul R. Gerry is a longtime resident of the Merrimack Valley, whose interest in wine began while traveling globally in late 1980s. Traveling for work to Germany, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Israel, and Mexico, he was exposed to the international world of wine and spirits. After earning graduate degrees in Business Administration and Electrical Engineering from UMass Lowell, Paul began a serious study of wine and spirits.

He holds a Diploma in Wine from the Wine and Spirits Educational Trust London as well as a Certified Specialist of Wine from the Society of Wine Educators. He holds the Wine Studies Level Four Certificate from the Elizabeth Bishop Wine Resource Center at Boston University's Metropolitan College where he studied under Masters of Wine Bill Nesto and Sandy Block, and has studied under Masters of Wine holding a Level 1 Certificate from the Court of Master Sommeliers.

Paul travels internationally leading global product development teams for Bose Automotive, where he continues to make connections and life-long friends through wine. Paul reminds wine drinkers that the most important aspect in enjoying wine is knowing what you like and finding it no matter the menu.

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