Welcome to Episode 1326, in which Cynthia Chaplin interviews Cecil Park in this installment of Voices, on the Italian Wine Podcast.
About today’s guest:
Cecil Park, award-winning winemaker, has developed a reputation as one of the most creative winemakers in Napa by combining her science and agricultural expertise with classic, small-lot techniques, which has produced some of the most balanced wines that embody elegance, purity and power.
She is the first Korean-American female winemaker and viticulturist who manages over 80 vineyards throughout Napa. She also travels the world educating and speaking on winemaking.
Cecil received her bachelor’s degrees in Biotechnology Engineering from Yonsei University, and Viticulture and Enology with high honors from U.C. Davis.
She has created personalized and customized wines for her global client base that has included corporate clients, hotels, and golf tournaments such as LPGA and PGA.
INNOVATUS is the very first official wine that Cecil Park has made in her wine career. Taste her soul embedded in the bottle as the wine conquers your palate.
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About today’s Host:
Cynthia Chaplin is a VIA certified Italian Wine Ambassador, a professional sommelier with FIS and the WSA, a member of Le Donne del Vino, and a Professor of Italian wine and culture. Born in the USA, she’s lived in Europe since 1990. Italian wine, in particular rosé, is her passion. She works with embassies, corporations and private clients, creating and presenting tastings, events, seminars and in-depth courses. Cynthia is a wine writer, a judge at international wine and sake competitions, she consults with restaurants and enotecas developing comprehensive wine lists and food pairings, and she advises clients who want to curate an Italian wine collection. She currently works for Vinitaly International in Verona as a Project Manager, Educator, and the host of VOICES Series on The Italian Wine Podcast, focusing on diversity and inclusion in the global wine industry.
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