Ep. 188 Monty Waldin interviews Luca Fontana (Cantina Mesa)


***This episode is brought to you by: Native Grape Odyssey is an educational project financed by the European Union to promote European wine in Canada, Japan, and Russia. Enjoy, it’s from Europe!*** — In this podcast Monty Waldin interviews Luca Fontana of Cantina Mesa in the Sulcis area of Sardinia, in the south-west of the island. The winery is part of the Gruppo Santa Margherita. Luca talks about the history of the winery founded in 2003. He also speaks about the strong bond which links Sardinians with their homeland and the cultural differences and rivalry between the north and the south of the island. Luca and Monty discuss the Carignano di Sulcis denomination: the Carignano bush vines of the winery are located at sea level in sandy-clay soils and benefit from a hot climate as well as very long summers. They are also characterized by high-yields. Tune in to learn more about this unique denomination and the traditional wine culture of Sardinia with out passionate Sardinian guest at Cantina Mesa. — ***This podcast has been brought to you by Native Grape Odyssey, Discovering the true essence of quality wine from Europe. Find out more on www.nativegrapeodyssey.eu. Enjoy, it’s from Europe!***

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