Italy has more native grape varieties concentrated within its borders than any other country in the world, and Italian wine and grape diversity is a story worth telling. Meanwhile, the popularity of Italian wine continues to grow on an international scale. This increasing appreciation most likely comes from the close link between wine and Italian culture. Wine is central to Italian cuisine, lifestyle, and agriculture. It has even shaped the very landscape of Italy.
Check out our most recent shows.
- Mondays: Get US Market Ready with Italian Wine People - Hosted by Steve Raye
- Tuesdays: Biodynamic & Organic - Hosted by Monty Waldin
- Thursday: Clubhouse - Hosted by Stevie Kim
- Friday: #everybodyneedsabitofscienza (in Italian) - Content by Stevie Kim and Atillio Scienza
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The Italian Wine Podcastis a storytelling project dedicated to the Italian wine world. Wine writer Monty Waldin and others uncovers the unique Italian winemaking tradition in conversation with some of its key protagonists. Now over 620 episodes and growing...
Meet the Team
Host of "Biodynamic & Organic"
The one with the voice, personality, and background in organic wines. Often recording from his fortress somewhere in the hills of Tuscany… he got into wine as a teenager having worked on several Bordeaux vineyard. Later Monty started traveling around the world to work on organic and biodynamic estates, writing books on organic/biodynamic wines and winemaking. However, Monty prefers radio (or its modern-day reincarnation, the podcast).
Host of "Voices"
Future voice of the BBC and English Language voice of Professor Attilio Scienza, Rebecca Lawrence is stepping in to host special series of the Italian Wine Podcast. An esteemed wine educator, writer, and all-around polymath Rebecca is adding a fresh voice to the Italian Wine Podcast lineup. Her show Voices focuses on diversity and allyship in the wine sector, often interviewing guests that are doing their part to enact positive changes within the wine industry all over the world.
Host of “Get US Market Ready With Italian Wine People"
Steve Raye of Bevology Inc originally joined our weekly lineup with narrations from his book “How to get US Market Ready” - but everyone just loved him so much, we brought him back with this new series of interviews that inform and inspire! Each week he speaks to industry professionals; guests who have gained valuable experience in the Italian wine sector and have insightful tips and stories that can help anyone who wants to learn about getting US Market Ready!
VIA Chief Scientist #everybodyneedsabitofscienza
The one who checks all the facts and regulates when we mistakenly type "Verdicchio" in place of "Vermentino.” Attilio Scienza is a full professor at the University of Milan in the Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences where he teaches courses on genetic improvements to the vine; he also teaches Viticulture in the Master’s program of the University of Turin in Asti. He has been the lead for many national research projects in the field of physiology, agricultural techniques, and vine genetics. As the author of over 350 publications on vine and viticulture in national and international journals, you can bet he knows his stuff!
Fearless leader and Founder of Italian Wine Podcast (Host of Clubhouse & Attilio Scienza whisperer)
Stevie hosts Clubhouse sessions each week (visit Italian Wine Club & Wine Business on Clubhouse), these recorded sessions are then released on the podcast to immortalize them! She often also joins Professor Scienza in his shows to lend a hand keeping our Professor in check! You can also find her taking a hit for the team when she goes “On the Road”, all over the Italian countryside, visiting wineries and interviewing producers, enjoying their best food and wine – all in the name of bringing us great Pods!
Narrator extraordinaire and Scienza whisperer Joy Livingston has been known to edit the occasional book from time to time. Now she has stepped in to help produce the Italian Wine Podcast. Please welcome Joy as she takes the Italian Wine Podcast to new heights.