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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…

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 ...
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 ...
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.
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: 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.
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: 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.