Ep. 50 Monty Waldin interviews Paolo de Marchi (Isole e Olena Winery) part 1


In the first of this two-part interview with Paolo De Marchi, Monty Waldin digs deeper into the history of the Chianti Classico area. In this first part, Monty and Paolo discuss the end of the old sharecropping era in the Chianti region and the developments in viticulture in the sixties and seventies. Paolo also talks about the beauty of the Chianti region, the importance of biodiversity in viticulture, and research findings on wild yeasts.