Welcome to Episode 1356, another episode of everybody needs a bit of scienza! Today we begin following the Professore’s Seminars during the 25th Vinitaly International Academy Italian Wine Ambassador Certification Course between March 23rd and 27th 2023. With on the spot English translations from Cynthia Chaplin and Richard Hough – get ready to nerd out with Professor Science himself!
If you want to learn more about the Professore:
The one who checks all the facts and regulates when we mistakenly type “Verdicchio” in place of “Vermentino.” Attilio Scienza is a full professor at the University of Milan in the Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences where he teaches courses on genetic improvements to the vine; he also teaches Viticulture in the Master’s program of the University of Turin in Asti. He has been the lead for many national research projects in the field of physiology, agricultural techniques, and vine genetics. As the author of over 350 publications on vine and viticulture in national and international journals, you can bet he knows his stuff!
To find out more about Attilio Scienza visit:
If you want to learn more about Stevie Kim, the Scienza wrangler:
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:
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Until next time, Cin Cin!