Freddy Cicerchia

Freddy is a wine professional and wine educator who has spent over 48 years in the industry. After graduating with a degree in Finance from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, he helped to run his family’s wine, beer, and liquor distributorship. He later joined Martignetti Companies, the number one fine wine wholesaler in New England, and the sixth largest nationwide, where he served as Vice President of On-Premise Sales, as well as co-running their largest fine wine division. Freddy has traveled extensively in wine growing regions around the world and worked with wineries, restaurants, and hotels, but his real passion has always been helping people explore wine, discover new wines they love, and make more informed choices. He currently works as a wine consultant and educator, collaborating with his daughter to write articles that help people learn about wine. Learn more at

Upcoming Events

Wine Seminar

Wine Seminar - Rhône#2

Gastronomy & Wine program: Your French Culinary Arts and Wine Journey

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Join us in our Victorian Founder's Room for the first Wine Seminar of the year, dedicated to the Loire Valley wines. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, our series is tailored to provide a deeper understanding of French wines, refine your wine-tasting skills and vocabulary, and foster confidence in conversations, selections, and pairings. We will provide you with an authentic French perspective and access to a splendid array of quality wines.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

What is more French and fun than enjoying cooking with your friends? With this series, you will learn how to make essentials of the French cuisine: les financiers et les choux à la crème pâtissière.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Do you enjoy traveling to France and other French-speaking places? If so, join us for Travel Club. This month invite you to discover the beautiful region of Normandie with local expert Véronique Banzet.

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