Welcome to Episode 1198 Stevie Kim moderates Clubhouse’s Ambassadors Corner – In this episode Xiaowen Du interviews Matteo Giustiniani. 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?
Xiaowen Du is the Marketing Manager & Assistant Winemaker – Avignonesi
Xiao is a Chinese expat living in Europe since 2015. She is currently working for Avignonesi. Previously, she was a proud team member at Vinitaly International for almost four years.
Wine Qualifications: WSET Diploma holder; VIA certified Italian Wine Ambassador; Vinifera Euromaster M.Sc. Viticulture, Enology & Wine Marketing; B.Sc. Viticulture & Enology.
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About today’s guest producer:
Matteo Giustiniani is the CEO and Chef Winemaker of Avignonesi. He studied oenology and viticulture at the University of Florence, and later gained a Master’s degree in Oenology from the University of Bordeaux. He started his career by working at Denis Dubourdieu Domaines for two years. Virginie, her husband Max and her son Basile were studying in Bordeaux at that time. Max shared with me that Dean Denis had strongly recommended them to hire Matteo. Matteo joined Avignonesi in 2011. His wife Mina is running their family winery Fattoria Sardi, in Lucca, Tuscany. Besides, he is currently an INSEAD Global Executive MBA candidate.
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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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