Welcome to Episode 1307 in which Marc Millon interviews Piero Mastroberardino of the Azienda Agricola Mastroberadino. This is part 1 of a 2 part episode.
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The Mastroberardino family has lived in the socio-cultural context of wine for over two centuries, based on the most reliable historical reconstructions.
The first traces of the presence in Irpinia date back to the Bourbon land registry, in the mid- eighteenth century, a time in which the family elected the village of Atripalda as its headquarters, where the ancient cellars are still located, and from there originated a lineage that linked indissolubly their fate to the cult of wine.
Since then, ten generations have conducted the family business, amid ups and downs, as always happens in the stories of family businesses of more ancient origin.
More about Piero Mastroberardino
Tenth generation winemaker, Piero is Full Professor of Business Management at the University, author of numerous international scientific publications on management topics. His professional and entrepreneurial profile is doubly linked to the artistic one which takes the form of the fields of drawing and painting, fiction and poetry.
From 2011 to today he has in fact published two novels, Umano Errare and Giro di Vite and two collections of poems, All’origine dei sensi and Frammenti, the latter in the form of an artist’s book. With his paintings he has made numerous solo and group exhibitions in Italy and abroad and many of his works are present in national and international collections. Since May 2015 he has been president of the Italian Quality Wine Institute Grandi Marchi.
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Marc Millon, VIA Italian Wine Ambassador 2021, has been travelling, eating, drinking, learning and writing about wine, food and travel for nearly 40 years. Born in Mexico, with a mother from Hawaii via Korea and an anthropologist father from New York via Paris, he was weaned on exotic and delicious foods. Marc and his photographer wife Kim are the authors of 14 books including a pioneering series of illustrated wine-food-travel books: The Wine Roads of Europe, The Wine Roads of France, The Wine Roads of Italy (Premio Barbi Colombini), and The Wine Roads of Spain. Other titles include The Wine and Food of Europe, The Food Lovers’ Companion Italy, The Food Lovers’ Companion France, Wine, a global history. Marc regularly lectures and hosts gastronomic cultural tours to Italy and France with Martin Randall Travel, the UK’s leading cultural travel specialist. He is soon to begin a regular series on Italian Wine Podcast, ‘Wine, food and travel with Marc Millon’. When not on the road Marc lives on the River Exe in Devon, England
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