Ep. 1107 Francesco Rigetti | On The Road Edition

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Ep. 1107 Francesco Rigetti | On The Road Edition
Welcome to episode 1107, another installment of ‘On The Road Edition’, hosted by Stevie Kim. This episode is part of a mini-series dedicated to Lugana DOC and the winners of 5StarWines and the Wine Without Walls selection.

Today’s episode is set in Monteci, a family winery from the Lugana DOC Consortium, not far from Verona. Here Stevie sits down with Francesco Righetti and together they taste their award-winning biorganic wine which scored 95 points in the 2022 5StarWines and Wine Without Wall selection.

More about today’s winery:
Monteci is the antique nickname, going back more than a century ago, which was given back then to the Righetti family in the Valpolicella region, and which is highly used today to represent the profound bond with its roots. For generations, Righetti family has owned and managed an important agricultural patrimony which takes in about 200 hectares only of vines, situated in the best areas of the Veneto region. Of these 200, 70 hectares are situated in the historic area of the Classic Valpolicella to produce the most renowned wines such as Amarone and Ripasso, and 45 hectares in the Lugana area cultivating the perfect grape for same name white wine which has recently had a lot of success on international markets.

To learn more about Monteci visit:
https://www.monteci.it/en/

More about the host:
Stevie Kim 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!

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