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Find transcripts of Italian Wine Essentials episodes, podcast updates, guest blog posts from the amazing Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) community, and occasional ramblings of the show’s producers and creators…

Master of Wine Inside Story: How Many Wines Do You Have to Taste?

Master of Wine Inside Story: How Many Wines Do You Have to Taste?

Cynthia Chaplin IWA discovers what it’s really like to prepare for the Master of Wine Exam through a very unique tasting with the three muskateers.
Gita Scolastica – Sardinia Pt. 1 of 4

Gita Scolastica – Sardinia Pt. 1 of 4

Welcome to this first special episode of #everybodyneedsabitofscienza's recorded in Sardinia with Stevie Kim during a Gita Scolastica.
Reflections on wine and life on a volcano

Reflections on wine and life on a volcano

VIA Ambassador and Italian Wine Podcast host Marc Millon takes us on a fascinating journey of discovery, discussing Etna and its volcanic wines.
Roses and Grapes are a sight for sore eyes

Roses and Grapes are a sight for sore eyes

Roses have been planted at the ends of vine rows for centuries not only for their beauty, discover more with Joy Livingston.
In praise of flysch – and of the Vinitaly International Academy

In praise of flysch – and of the Vinitaly International Academy

Strolling English beaches with Marc Millon, talking about history, wine and flysch!
朋友、你最近在听啥呢?

朋友、你最近在听啥呢?

VIA Ambassador Xiaowen Du shared her experience and recommendation on listening to the Italian Wine Podcast with Chinese audiences. This blog article is in Chinese.
Gill Gordon-Smith Interviews Rocco Toscani on Ambassadors Corner by Cynthia Chaplin IWA

Gill Gordon-Smith Interviews Rocco Toscani on Ambassadors Corner by Cynthia Chaplin IWA

VIA Ambassador Cynthia Chaplin introduces the new episode of the Ambassador's Corner Clubhouse where Gill Gordon-Smith interviews Rocco Toscani.
Discovering Elena Fucci by Cynthia Chaplin IWA

Discovering Elena Fucci by Cynthia Chaplin IWA

VIA Ambassador Cynthia Chaplin explores the wines of Elena Fucci, before the Ambassador's Corner Clubhouse in which Xiaowen Du will Interview Fucci live.
VIA Community Guest Blog: Scienza’s Age by Anna Carnera

VIA Community Guest Blog: Scienza’s Age by Anna Carnera

Erik Klein asks about the Professor's favorite easy-drinking wines.
VIA Community Guest Blog: Scienza Sings by Anna Carnera

VIA Community Guest Blog: Scienza Sings by Anna Carnera

Carrie Wong asks the professor what profession he dreamed of pursuing as a child.
VIA Community Guest Blog: Massaretta, Pugnitello, and Grillo by Anna Carnera

VIA Community Guest Blog: Massaretta, Pugnitello, and Grillo by Anna Carnera

Irving So seeks background information on some interesting bottles he's recently tasted.
VIA Community Guest Blog: Gita Scolastica by Anna Carnera

VIA Community Guest Blog: Gita Scolastica by Anna Carnera

The team takes a question on Cannonau from the pod's number one listener.