Welcome to Episode 1635 on Italian Wine Podcast, Wine, Food & Travel With Marc Millon. Today, he will be interviewing Anna Sgarzi
More about today’s winery
The winery was founded a long time ago by Luigi Sgarzi in the 1933, around its country house vineyards from which he was making wines for local restaurants then he started a cooperation with some wineries in Abruzzo and there comes the company name, Cantine Sgarzi Luigi (Cantine means wineries). Nearly 20 yo his nephew, Stefano joined his grandfather in the wine making and this was the great beginning of the CEO Mr. Stefano Sgarzi. With a long time vision, he started to make wine and to sell it bulk in the national market. After a few years, he married Nadia. Nadia has been the key for the turning the export markets. with the marketing appeal of Stefano and his knowledge of the wine business, plus the cleverness and multi-languages spoken by Nadia. The company started to sell all kind of wines to European country and at the beginning of 90’s began the first connection with Asia and China, then other countries. They attended all wine fairs all over the world getting in contacts with buyers importers, knowing their competitors and countries trends & cultures.
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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