Ep. 1846 Italy in a wineglass by Marc Millon | IWP Book Club With Richard Hough

Welcome Book Club and Episode 1846 of the Italian Wine Podcast with Richard Hough. Today Richard is in conversation with Marc Millon, discussing his latest book, Italy in a wineglass – the taste of history.  

On the bookshelf:

The books mentioned in today’s show were:

Italy in a Wine Glass by Marc Millon

Notes from Verona by Richard Hough

The Marriage Portrait and Hamnet both by Maggie O’Farrell

Sweet Caress, The Romantic and Any Human Heart all by William Boyd

Coming soon:

In the next episode of Book Club Richard will be in conversation with Melissa Muller, discussing her lavish cookbook Sicily.

More about today’s guest

Marc Millon, VIA Italian Wine Ambassador 2021, has been traveling, 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.

Connect:

quaypress.uk/

marcmillon.co.uk

vino.co.uk

quaypress.com

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/marc-millon-50868624

Twitter: @Marc_Millon

More about the host Richard Hough:

Richard Hough is the editor, translator and project curator behind Wine Democracy and Vine and Prejudice. He has also published several books about life in Verona, chronicling the city’s history, culture and daily life, not forgetting, of course, its wine! With a long-standing passion for whisky and beer, he’s a relative newcomer to the world of wine and is now desperately trying to make up for lost time! He is the host of Book Club on the Italian Wine Podcast.

Connect:

Twitter: www.twitter.com/rick_hough

Instagram: www.instagram.com/ricksnotesfromverona 

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickhough/

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