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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…

VIA Community Guest Blog: Epistemi (ἐπιστήμη) by Anna Carnera

VIA Community Guest Blog: Epistemi (ἐπιστήμη) by Anna Carnera

We thought we were going to get an answer to Amy Ezrin's question but we got the origins of the name "Scienza."
VIA Community Guest Blog: Scienza Time by Anna Carnera

VIA Community Guest Blog: Scienza Time by Anna Carnera

Does he sleep on a bed of flysch or volcanic ash?
VIA Community Guest Blog: Wine Yeasts and Genetic Recombination in Vines by Anna Carnera

VIA Community Guest Blog: Wine Yeasts and Genetic Recombination in Vines by Anna Carnera

Scienza doing Scienza things.
VIA Community Guest Blog: Yeast Selection by Cynthia Chaplin

VIA Community Guest Blog: Yeast Selection by Cynthia Chaplin

Wild vs. selected yeasts in winemaking.
VIA Community Guest Blog: Autochthony by Producer J

VIA Community Guest Blog: Autochthony by Producer J

The professor breaks down the concept of autochthony.
VIA Community Guest Blog: Back to Our Roots by Rebecca Lawrence

VIA Community Guest Blog: Back to Our Roots by Rebecca Lawrence

Professor Scienza calls on the Heroes of Wine (HOW) to assemble!
VIA Community Guest Blog: Representing Italian Wine Culture by Susannah Gold

VIA Community Guest Blog: Representing Italian Wine Culture by Susannah Gold

Vinitaly International Academy's mission.
VIA Community Guest Blog: Franciacorta and Erbamat by Tiziana Forni

VIA Community Guest Blog: Franciacorta and Erbamat by Tiziana Forni

Franciacorta, Erbamat, and climate change.
VIA Community Guest Blog: PIWI and the Future of Grapes by Francesco Marchio

VIA Community Guest Blog: PIWI and the Future of Grapes by Francesco Marchio

PIWI varieties, climate, and the future of grapes.
VIA Community Guest Blog: MGAs by Ciro Pirone

VIA Community Guest Blog: MGAs by Ciro Pirone

On soils, Chianti Classico, and Menzioni Geografiche Aggiuntive.
VIA Community Guest Blog: The Next Scienza by Gianluca Queiroli

VIA Community Guest Blog: The Next Scienza by Gianluca Queiroli

On anthropology and the basis of knowledge.
VIA Community Guest Blog: Truth in Vines by Monika Zakrzewska

VIA Community Guest Blog: Truth in Vines by Monika Zakrzewska

On Saint Thomas, Aristotle, Lucretius, and grape vines.