Episode 671 Stevie Kim interviews Eleonora Scholes in this special episode of Voices on the Italian Wine Podcast.
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About today’s guest:
Eleonora Scholes is an award-winning Russian wine journalist with 20 years of experience. Since 2012 she has published spaziovino.com, the premier Russian language website about Italian wines and lifestyle.
Eleonora has co-authored several books, the latest being “Aperitivo. The Italian Happy Hour”, due for release in autumn 2021 in Denmark. For the past decade Eleonora has been contributing to the international bestselling wine guide “Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book”.
Before making Italian wines her principal area of specialisation, Eleonora was writing on fine wines for numerous publications in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, UK, USA and other countries. Her articles appeared in Forbes, Decanter, Falstaff, and The World of Fine Wine. Eleonora’s marketing background came in useful for various consulting projects and at international wine events. She was a Russian correspondent for Meininger’s Wine Business International. Her consulting services were retained by Wine Intelligence and Vinitaly International. She has been a speaker at a number of high-profile international events (the MW Symposium, FineWine, the London International Wine Fair, Vinitaly, etc.). She has judged at several international wine competitions. Her latest collaboration involved evaluating wines for 5StarWines 2021-The Book.
Eleonora has lived in Italy, on Lake Como, since 2005.
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Stevie hosts Clubhouse sessions each week (visit Italian Wine Club & Wine Business on Clubhouse), these recorded sessions are then released on the podcast to immortalize them! She often also joins Professor Scienza in his shows to lend a hand keeping our Professor in check! You can also find her taking a hit for the team when she goes “On the Road”, all over the Italian countryside, visiting wineries and interviewing producers, enjoying their best food and wine – all in the name of bringing us great Pods!
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