August 25, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1754 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109, San Francisco
CA 94109
Palate of the People

Taste. Learn. Celebrate. 

Join Palate of the People as we celebrate France at San Francisco’s favorite French wine spot, Amelie!

Explore the gems of France through an educational tasting of six wines – from the Côte d’Azur, Rhone Valley, and even the majestic French Alps. Enjoy this exclusive experience along with pairings of delicious French cheeses. 

Space is limited, so reserve your seat today!

$50 Per Person

  • Includes a guided tasting of six wines paired with cheeses and other provisions. 

*We will have a contest at the event to win a free bottle of wine!! Sign up for more details*


Your Hosts…

Julie Albin, DipWSET

Julie is a veteran of the wine and spirits industries with several areas of focus – media relations, journalism, brand consulting, beverage programming, event management and wine & spirits education for both consumers and members of the trade. She recently spent a year living in France where she managed the media relations for a historic winery in Burgundy. Julie is the former Editor-in-Chief of Drink Me Magazine and has also had her editorial work commissioned by Decanter Magazine, THE PRESS (San Francisco Chronicle), Liquor.com, SevenFifty Daily, Whisky Advocate, SOMA Magazine, and more. Her wine education includes several years of study through the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) from which she completed the Diploma qualification and is now a WSET Certified Educator.

Renee Main, CSW 

Renee caught the wine bug while living in Italy during University. When returning back home she wanted to bring the appreciation for fine food and wine she enjoyed while living abroad. She became a tour guide at Robert Mondavi winery learning all about Napa’s wine history and how to walk backwards. To broaden her knowledge she took positions with wine distributors and importers in San Francisco. Renee has been studying wine and completed her WSET Level 2 and is a Certified Specialist of Wine. She has been educating others since 2008 and most recently teaching small private courses to large corporate events in the tech community. She loves demystifying wine, cheersing to others accomplishments and, of course, champagne!