Episode 708 Stevie Kim moderates Clubhouse’s Ambassadors Corner. In this episode Jacopo Fanciulli interviews Gualberto Grati – These sessions are recorded from Clubhouse and replayed here on the Italian Wine Podcast!
Listen in on this series as Italian Wine Ambassadors all over the world chat with Stevie and their chosen wine producer. Which producer would you interview if you had your pick?
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About today’s guest host:
VIA Italian Wine Ambassador and coordinator of Vinitaly International Academy. He has a Master Degree in Oenology and Oenological Marketing, and as a consultant he has been working in the world of Oenology and Gastronomy, for years. He is a Sommelier and Official AIS Taster, WSET LEv.3 and candidate for Master of Wine. He is one of the authors of the Jumbo Shrimp Guide to Italian Wine and the Jumbo Shrimp Guide to International Grape Varieties in Italy.
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About today’s guest producer:
Gualberto Grati is a wine and olive growing entrepreneur born in Florence with deep roots in Rufina, where the grandfather of his grandfather started to make wine and olive oil. He graduated with a Degree in Economic Histrory at Bocconi University with the thesis “Tuscan Wines in the 18th and 19th Centuries”. He got a Master’s Degree in Wine Management at the University of Florence. He lived in Stratford-Upon-Avon in UK for one year when he was a student and in Hangzhou in China for 2 months during his Master, working for a wine importer. The passion for wine and History brought him to make a research about “Viticultural Germplasme of the territory of Chianti Rufina” with the Ampelographer Roberto Bandinelli from the University of Florence. He has published “History and Ampelography of the Chianti Rufina Region” and “The History, competitive advantage in the world of wine”.
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More about the moderator Stevie Kim:
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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