Welcome to Episode 1345 Stevie Kim moderates Clubhouse’s Ambassadors Corner – In this episode Barbara Fitzgerald interviews Claudia Cigliuti. 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?
More about the Co-Moderator:
VIA IWA 2023 Verona
Barbara is an Italian-American who’s family is among the California wine industry pioneers – her great-grandfather (an immigrant from Tuscany) obtained the 4th Winegrower’s license in the state. TL;DR: Italian wine and culture is a part of her DNA. Armed with passion and a lifetime of living in the industry, Barbara decided to build a career outside of her family’s legacy. Over the past decade, she has been a powerhouse in Direct to Consumer Marketing and Strategy, helping wine brands find exponential increases in revenue, brand awareness, and customer base. She’s also deeply committed to increasing sustainability in agriculture, and equity, diversity and inclusion throughout the industry. Barbara currently lives most of the time in Sonoma County, spending a few months of the year in Puglia.
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About today’s guest producer:
Claudia was born in 1974. She studied in a tourism school in Alba. Growing up, she helped her parents in the vineyard and during that period, she did not dream of pursuing her career in the wine industry. When she was 20 years old, she started working 100% in Azienda Agricola F.lli CIGLIUTI. Her younger sister, Silvia, followed after 5 years after studying enology. As the 5th generation in the family, Claudia and Silvia, run the company with their parents, Renato and Dina. They spend most of their time in the vineyard. Claudia manages the administrative aspects of the business, including marketing and exportations, while her sister works in the winemaking. They’re a small team of 6, Claudia, Silvia, Dina, Renato and 2 employees.
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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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