Alan has returned to Paesano to continue the successful wine program he created. A native he has worked in the wine, beer and, food industry since 2005, first as a wine buyer at Whole Foods in Ann Arbor, then as a dining room manager at Grange Kitchen & Bar, also in Ann Arbor. It was there that he penned his first wine and beer list. Alan first joined the Paesano family in September of 2013.
Collins will continue to host the popular Wine Tastings which feature a local wine reps and special Italian wines. He will also provide his insight at winemaker dinners and such annual events as the Holiday Wine Show.
“Mike and Bridget Roddy have built a wonderfully successful business that is a staple in our community,” says Collins. “I’m happy to be bringing my personality and passion back to the wine program at Paesano, and sharing my enthusiasm for great wine with all of our guests.”