Michael J. Quinlan Jr. - Table & Vine AmbassadorMichael's career at Big Y began in 1996 when he was hired as a part-time wine associate at Big Y Wines in Northampton. He's held many positions at Table & Vine over the years and most recently became the corporate wine sales manager.Michael Q, Table & Vine FlagshipHe has traveled to many vineyards around the country, including California, Oregon, Washington, New York and New England. His international travels include Chile, Argentina, Italy, Germany, Austria, Portugal and Canada's Ontario region. He's also traveled extensively in France and Spain and has visited every major wine region in those countries. He attends countless trade events, wine fairs and wine tastings. Because of his tireless pursuit of knowledge and excellence, Michael personally tastes over 5,000 wines each year. His ability to identify up-and-coming wine regions, excellent wine values and his knowledge of the wine industry has made Table & Vine a unique destination for wine connoisseurs nationwide.Michael loves to share his travel experiences with the staff at Table & Vine. It's common to find him popping open a new discovery or an older favorite as a way to educate the staff. He can honestly boast that the wine staff at Table & Vine is second to none.OUR WINE EXPERTS can assist you with meal pairing advice, party planning or the perfect bottle for your toast, table or gift.