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Italian Wine Podcast Episode 416: Monty Waldin checks in with sommelier Vladislav Markin in Moscow.
Vladislav is excited about food and wine and enjoying Moscow’s dining scene that has taken advantage of a fine summer to move outdoors into the city’s terraces.
He was named Russia’s top sommelier in 2013 and he followed this up with recognition as best young sommelier in Russia in 2014.
He’s an Italian Wine Ambassador, has a great appreciation for Italian wines, and has been involved with some of Moscow’s most renowned fine dining establishments such as White Rabbit.
Listen in to hear how Russian wine growing is becoming established and how new denominations may soon be named.