LUX Wines (Sponsored Series)

This sponsored podcast series features interviews to Italian wine producers at LUX Wines. LUX Wines, Importer of Fine Wines, brings you exceptional wines from esteemed winemaking families: Allegrini, Argiano, Jermann, Pieropan, Poggio al Tesoro, Renato Ratti, and Tornatore. Find out more at luxwines.com.

Giugno 12, 2019

Ep. 209 Monty Waldin interviews Barbara Widmer (Brancaia Winery)

In this episode Monty Waldin interviews Barbara Widmer owner of the Brancaia Winery in Castellina in Chianti. Barbara is also the enologist of the winery which is owned by her family originally from Switzerland. Barbara tells Monty about her parents’ dream of setting up an estate in Chianti and the way she subsequently developed the winery starting from 1998, when Brancaia released their first vintage. Barbara talks about Brancaia’s Chianti Classico and Chianti Classico Riserva and recommends some food pairing. Tune in to also learn how Barbara works in the cellar and for an interesting discussion on wine styles! --- This episode has been brought to you by Lux Wines, Importer of fine wines from Italy (www.luxwines.com).
Giugno 5, 2019

Ep. 207 Monty Waldin interviews Bernardino Sani (Argiano)

In this episode Monty Waldin interviews Bernardino Sani, owner of the Argiano winery in Montalcino near Siena and renowned Brunello producer. Bernardino talks about Argiano’s new cellar and their investment in biodynamic and organic viticulture which brought new biodiversity in their vineyards, including beehives! Bernardino and Monty discuss the importance of the Italian market for Argiano and their international markets. Tune in to also learn more about delicious Tuscan food pairings with their Brunello! --- This episode has been brought to you by Lux Wines, Importer of fine wines from Italy (www.luxwines.com).
Maggio 29, 2019

Ep. 205 Monty Waldin interviews Pietro Ratti (Renato Ratti)

In this episode, Monty Waldin interviews Pietro Ratti owner of the Renato Ratti winery in La Morra, in the heart of the Barolo region. Monty and Pietro talk about the innovation in wine making and viticulture brought about by Pietro’s father Renato, who “introduced the concept of single vineyard.” Pietro also comments on the 50 year anniversary of their signature Barolo Marcenasco and illustrates the characteristics of two of the winery’s single vineyards: Conca and Rocche dell’Annunziata. Pietro also presents Renato Ratti’s Dolcetto and Barbera and discusses some traditional methods of viticulture in the Langhe hills. In this podcast you will also learn more about some of the effects of climate change on the area and recent market trends for Ratti’s wines. --- This episode has been brought to you by Lux Wines, Importer of fine wines from Italy (www.luxwines.com).
Maggio 22, 2019

Ep. 203 Monty Waldin interviews Alojz Felix Jermann (Jermann Winery) part 2

This interview is the second of two podcasts with Alojz Felix Jermann (Jermann Winery). In this episode Monty Waldin meets Alojz Felix Jermann at the Jermann […]
Maggio 15, 2019

Ep. 201 Monty Waldin interviews Alojz Felix Jermann (Jermann Winery) part 1

This interview is the first of two podcasts with Alojz Felix Jermann (Jermann Winery). In this first episode Monty Waldin interviews Alojz Felix Jermann, who is […]

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