Episode 814 Steve Raye interviews Lia Tolaini in this installment of Get US Market Ready With Italian Wine People on the Italian Wine Podcast.
About today’s guest:
Lia Tolaini Banville is the owner of the US Import company, Banville Wine Merchants as well as the Tolaini Estate and Donna Laura Wines from Castelnuovo Berardenga in the Chianti Classico region of Tuscany. The role as both Importer and Producer grants Lia unique perspective and insight into the dynamic worlds of wine production, importation and sales in North America.
Banville Wine Merchants is a family owned, National Importer and Wholesaler founded in 2004 by Lia Tolaini Banville and her Father Pier Luigi Tolaini. With deep roots in Italy, today Banville Wine Merchants represents meticulously selected wineries from top producing wine regions around the world that share a common belief in integrity, quality, authenticity and family.
Banville Wine Merchants seeks strategic partnerships with producers and distributors that are built upon trust and shared business goals. At Banville Wine Merchants, we strive to inspire a passion for fine wine, craft spirits and artisanal beer in an honest and familial environment. Through thoughtful marketing, advertising and sales initiatives, Banville Wine Merchants remains a leader in the US wine trade with a strong sense of pride in the wineries we represent.
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More about the host Steve Raye:
Steve Raye of Bevology Inc originally joined our weekly lineup with narrations from his book “How to get US Market Ready” – but everyone just loved him so much, we brought him back with this series of interviews that informs and inspires! Each week he speaks to industry professionals; guests who have gained valuable experience in the Italian wine sector and have insightful tips and stories that can help anyone who wants to learn about getting US Market Ready!
For more information on the host Steve Raye you can check out his website, Bevology Inc. here: www.bevologyinc.com/
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