Ep. 1788 Mara Lona | Wine, Food & Travel With Marc Millon

Welcome to Episode 1788 on Italian Wine Podcast, Wine, Food & Travel With Marc Millon. Today, he will be interviewing Mara Lona

More about today’s guest

Cembrana DOC, born in 1978, graduated in 2004 in foreign languages and literatures, specializing in Russian and English, Mara began her journey in the world of food and wine in 2005 after a master's degree abroad in marketing and business administration. She began a collaboration with the Valle di Cembra Development Promotion Committee in the drafting of the promotion and communication plans for the newly created Strada del Vino e dei Sapori Colline Avisiane, Faedo, Valle di Cembra, of which he became a councilor from 2010 to 2022. Before dedicating herself definitively to Val di Cembra, she decided to put her studies to good use and from 2006 to 2012 she worked for a historic Trentino distillery, dealing with the foreign market and its commercial development, as well as the company's marketing. However, her passion for the valley is strong and in 2012 she returned to Val di Cembra to work for the private cellars and distilleries in the area who founded the Cembrani D.O.C. consortium. (Of Cembrana Origin) for territorial promotion through the valorisation of viticultural products. It deals with b2c marketing through the website www.cembranidoc.it, local and national trade fairs, the development of wine tourism and hospitality, territorial events such as Baiti En Festa and Caneve En Festa with the aim of building a strong territorial brand, a challenge that involves and excites her more and more every day.


Website: www.cembranidoc.it

Instagram, Facebook & Twitter: @cembranidoc

LinkedIn: Mara Lona

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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