Welcome to Episode 1524 in which Marc Millon interviews Sofia Ponzini of Tenute Bosco. in today’s episode of Wine, Food & Travel. The winery is awarded the Best Organic Red Wine 2023 Trophy for Etna DOC Rosso Vino Biologico Piano dei Daini 2020, in Wine Without Walls, a section of 5StarWines – the Book wine selection in 2023
More about today’s winery
Tenute Bosco was born from Sofia Ponzini’s passion for her land with the goal of creating high quality wines inspired by the Etna tradition. “We are located in Sicily, in southern Italy in Castiglione di Sicilia in the province of Catania, an area that is part of the circuit of the most beautiful villages in Italy.”
Here the famous Etna DOC wines are produced, true icons of Italian enology, which over the years have enjoyed growing success becoming one of the most appreciated denominations internationally. Tenute Bosco is recognized as one of the most representative wineries and award-winning from Etna and has an artisan production of about 45,000 bottles per year.
More about the host Marc Millon:
Marc Millon, VIA Italian Wine Ambassador 2021, has been travelling, eating, drinking, learning and writing about wine, food and travel for nearly 40 years. Born in Mexico, with a mother from Hawaii via Korea and an anthropologist father from New York via Paris, he was weaned on exotic and delicious foods. Marc and his photographer wife Kim are the authors of 14 books including a pioneering series of illustrated wine-food-travel books: The Wine Roads of Europe, The Wine Roads of France, The Wine Roads of Italy (Premio Barbi Colombini), and The Wine Roads of Spain. Other titles include The Wine and Food of Europe, The Food Lovers’ Companion Italy, The Food Lovers’ Companion France, Wine, a global history. Marc regularly lectures and hosts gastronomic cultural tours to Italy and France with Martin Randall Travel, the UK’s leading cultural travel specialist. He is soon to begin a regular series on Italian Wine Podcast, ‘Wine, food and travel with Marc Millon’. When not on the road Marc lives on the River Exe in Devon, England
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