Welcome to Episode 1645 on Italian Wine Podcast, Wine, Food & Travel With Marc Millon. Today, he will be interviewing Silvia Bonomo
More about today’s winery
Silvia was born in Verona on September 12th in 1980. Her father is a professional winemaker and started introducing her to the wine world at the age of 16. At 18 she got her first diploma as a wine professional while finishing high school (economics and languages).
Silvia’s job as hospitality manager is recognized today by the univesity of Marketing in Verona that involved her as a very unique and singular specialist and developer in the wine business with annual interviews and visits. She also teaches occasionally to master classes about hospitality management. Since 2018 the winery is promoted by the Chamber of Commerce of Verona as representative winery in Italy for tourism welcoming and in 2023 Silvia is proud to announce that the winery has been winner of the Best of Wine tourism award and Best world people choice by the Great Wine Capitals, a group of 11 countries shows the best of the wine tourism.
Today she still drives people around the cellar and involves herself continuously in new projects with locals and international customers, she travels to discover wineries, nature and people’s needs. This makes her bring innovation to Monte del Frà winery, always promoting the tradition that stays into the wine making.
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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