Ep. 1354 Charlotte Ho Interviews Sonia Spadaro Mulone | Clubhouse Ambassadors Corner

Welcome to Episode 1354 Stevie Kim moderates Clubhouse’s Ambassadors Corner – In this episode Charlotte Ho interviews Sonia Spadaro Mulone. 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 – Charlotte Ho
Charlotte’s love for Italian wines was born during a trip to Tuscany in 2012. After that, she visited Italy every year, exploring different regions and their local food and wines. During Covid-19 — unable to travel, Charlotte decided to embark on a journey to systematically study and learn about Italian grapes and wines. With a background in Law and Economics (but not having studied wine…) she (boldly) enrolled in VIA’s IWM course in 2021 and (miraculously) became a VIA IWA the following year. Apart from promoting Italian wines in Hong Kong through volunteering in events and tastings, Charlotte also started a social media account in 2021 dedicated to the sharing and spreading of knowledge and love for Italian wines.

If you want to learn more you can by visiting:
Instagram: @thosewinemoments

About today’s guest producer:
Sonia Spadaro Mulone
Sonia is the owner and CEO of Santa Maria La Nave., Sonia has transformed in few years a small family vineyard into a real jewel of Etnean viticulture and biodiversity. Despite the very limited quantities produced, Sonia’s wines reach more than 20 countries in the World, are requested by some of the best restaurants and sophisticated collectors, and are appreciated by international critics (for instance Millesulmare 2016 has been included by Decanter in the list of the 50 Most Exciting Wines in the World).
Sonia’s mission is to protect Mount Etna’s biodiversity and identify and work with ancient and almost extinct local grape varieties, while maintaining maximum respect to the Etna traditions, the environment and the local communities. Her work on ancient “reliquia” grape varieties is carried with the support of the University of Catania.
Linked to her dedication to biodiversity, Sonia is also the co-founder of a company specialized in creating Sicilian Spirits with rare local ingredients. The first launch is Vulcanica, a Vodka obtained distilling ancient Sicilian grains. In 2020 Sonia has received the Simenza Award for her activity as Custodian of Sicilian and Etnean biodiversity.

To learn more visit:
Facebook www.facebook.com/santamarialanave/
Instagram www.instagram.com/lanaveetnawines/
Twitter twitter.com/lanaveetnawines
Website www.santamarialanave.com

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!

To find out more about Stevie Kim visit:
Facebook: @steviekim222
Instagram: @steviekim222
Website: vinitalyinternational.com/wordpress/

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