Episode 681 Rebecca Lawrence interviews Russ Lorber in this episode of Voices on the Italian Wine Podcast.
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About today’s guest:
“In 2013, a wine guru walked into my life, and I set off on a path of demystifying the wines of Europe–a section of stores and wine lists that I previously avoided. This path rewarded me with an understanding of what wine really is…a centerpiece of gatherings with families and friends; something to facilitate celebration. When visiting family wineries in Europe, I found the experience to be like an invitation to a family gathering, and I admired the passion of the winemakers for their craft. I launched Wide Roots to bring the essence of this experience to more wine drinkers, hoping to help them in unlocking this world much the same way that I did for myself.
I am certified by Vinitaly International Academy as an Italian Wine Ambassador. I have traveled extensively in Europe, having visited wine estates in Italy, Spain, France, Greece, and Austria.
My prior experience includes operations management, finance, product management, supply and demand management, and engineering. I have managed organizations as large as 90 people.”
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More about the host Rebecca Lawrence:
Future voice of the BBC and English Language voice of Professor Attilio Scienza, Rebecca Lawrence has stepped in to host special this series on 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.
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