Episode 802 Stevie Kim chats with Richard Hough about the Professore’s new book, in our special SOS #everybodyneedsabitofscienza installment – this is a shout out to all the wine geeks out there – we need some feedback on the Professore’s book, the English version of “Jumbo Shrimp guide to the origins, evolution and future of the grapevine” – The Italian Wine Podcast is part of the Mamma Jumbo Shrimp brand, and Mamma Jumbo Shrimp is all about breaking down difficult concepts into small bite size pieces… the issue here is that Professore Scienza’s new book is well… a bit difficult to chew at this point, so we want to invite wine lovers out there to give us their input and advice, to make the final product more reader friendly. So have at it wine lovers, don’t be shy! send your comments to @itawinepodcast on insta or [email protected]
If you want to learn more about the Professore:
The one who checks all the facts and regulates when we mistakenly type “Verdicchio” in place of “Vermentino.” Attilio Scienza is a full professor at the University of Milan in the Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences where he teaches courses on genetic improvements to the vine; he also teaches Viticulture in the Master’s program of the University of Turin in Asti. He has been the lead for many national research projects in the field of physiology, agricultural techniques, and vine genetics. As the author of over 350 publications on vine and viticulture in national and international journals, you can bet he knows his stuff!
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If you want to learn more about Stevie Kim, the Scienza wrangler:
Stevie 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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