Michael Tabone is a wine Educator, Consultant and Importer. He took an interest in wine in 1988 and started working in the industry in 1992. Firstly by setting up a wine importation company specialising in the wines of Bordeaux. A region with family connections. In 1997 he set up Malta’s first wine school which at present (2013) has over 200 participants. He has contributed to a number of wine and food publications and is Malta’s Sunday Times main wine correspondent. Michael has also appeared on numerous TV documentaries and will soon launch The Times of Malta 3 minute wine slot on line. He consults a number of restaurants and wine importers and organizes numerous wine functions.
Every year he organizes wine trips to Bordeaux for an international audience of wine lovers.
Over the years he has built up an impressive connection with wine makers and wine related people mostly in France and Italy. He is a member of numerous wine organizations but most active as Chancellor for La Jurade de Saint Emilion.
He spends around 3 months a year in Bordeaux.
Favourite wine of the moment: Definitely Bordeaux