Ep. 1530 Andrea Lonardi MW | On The Road With Stevie Kim Special Edition

Welcome to Episode 1530 on another episode of “On The Road Edition”, hosted by Stevie Kim. Our special episode today celebrates Andrea Lonardi’s new title as Italy’s Master of Wine. His long and demanding journey began in 2014, culminating in the most prestigious title the world of wine can boast for the second time in Italian history.

More about today’s guest

Andrea Lonardi was born in Valpolicella, graduated in Agriculture from the University of Bologna and has a Masters in Management Control from the Grande École of Montpellier. After training internships in Languedoc and Sonoma, Lonardi began his career in the top wine division of the Italian Wine Group (GIV), working in Marketing & Sales. In 2005 he led the reorganization project for the wine-growing part of the group. He focused on the most important Italian wine territories, overseeing more than 1,000 hectares of vineyards and 13 estates from the Alps to Sicily, in his role as group Viticultural Coordinator. Lonardi also oversaw the oenological aspect of several projects, beginning in 2008. He became the Chief Operating Officer of Bertani Domains in 2012. Known today as Angelini Wines & Estates, Lonardi manages production reorganization for the company, development of the group concept, construction of the product portfolio and business development. He continues in research, production and distribution development in the world of fine wines at AW &E.

Lonardi is vice president of the Consorzio Tutela Vini della Valpolicella, a member of the board of Unione Italiana Vini and has played a decisive role in the development of the “Le Pievi” project in Vino Nobile.

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More about the host Stevie Kim:

Stevie Kim 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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