Episode 685 Marc Millon interviews Vincenzo Ippolito in this episode of Italian Food & Wine with Marc Millon on the Italian Wine Podcast.
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About today’s guest:
Vincenzo Ippolito is the owner of Cantina Ippolito. With over 170 years of history, the Ippolito winery represents the oldest winery in existence in Calabria. Located in the historic center of Cirò Marina, the heart of Calabrian viticulture, the company includes an agricultural estate of over 100 hectares, distributed between rolling hills and sunny plains close to the Ionian Sea, located in the classic area of Cirò.
The company mission has always been the recovery and enhancement of native vines such as Gaglioppo, Greco Bianco, Calabrese, Pecorello and finally Greco Nero. Through constant research, the use of innovative techniques, the direct control of all production processes, they seek elegance, exclusivity and identity with their territory in their wines.
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More about the host Marc Millon:
Marc Millon, VIA Italian Wine Ambassador 2021, has been travelling, eating, drinking, learning and writing about wine, food and travel for nearly 40 years. Born in Mexico, with a mother from Hawaii via Korea and an anthropologist father from New York via Paris, he was weaned on exotic and delicious foods. Marc and his photographer wife Kim are the authors of 14 books including a pioneering series of illustrated wine-food-travel books: The Wine Roads of Europe, The Wine Roads of France, The Wine Roads of Italy (Premio Barbi Colombini), and The Wine Roads of Spain. Other titles include The Wine and Food of Europe, The Food Lovers’ Companion Italy, The Food Lovers’ Companion France, Wine, a global history. Marc regularly lectures and hosts gastronomic cultural tours to Italy and France with Martin Randall Travel, the UK’s leading cultural travel specialist. He is soon to begin a regular series on Italian Wine Podcast, ‘Wine, food and travel with Marc Millon’. When not on the road Marc lives on the River Exe in Devon, England
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