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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...

August 5, 2021

In praise of flysch – and of the Vinitaly International Academy

Strolling English beaches with Marc Millon, talking about history, wine and flysch!
July 27, 2021

朋友、你最近在听啥呢?

VIA Ambassador Xiaowen Du shared her experience and recommendation on listening to the Italian Wine Podcast with Chinese audiences. This blog article is in Chinese.
July 19, 2021

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 Gordon-Smith interviews Rocco Toscani.
July 13, 2021

Discovering Elena Fucci by Cynthia Chaplin IWA

VIA Ambassador Cynthia Chaplin explores the wines of Elena Fucci, before the Ambassador's Corner Clubhouse in which Xiaowen Du will Interview Fucci live.
November 4, 2020

VIA Community Guest Blog: Scienza’s Age by Anna Carnera

Erik Klein asks about the Professor's favorite easy-drinking wines.
November 4, 2020

VIA Community Guest Blog: Scienza Sings by Anna Carnera

Carrie Wong asks the professor what profession he dreamed of pursuing as a child.
October 13, 2020

VIA Community Guest Blog: Massaretta, Pugnitello, and Grillo by Anna Carnera

Irving So seeks background information on some interesting bottles he's recently tasted.
October 13, 2020

VIA Community Guest Blog: Gita Scolastica by Anna Carnera

The team takes a question on Cannonau from the pod's number one listener.
October 12, 2020

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."
September 16, 2020

VIA Community Guest Blog: Scienza Time by Anna Carnera

Does he sleep on a bed of flysch or volcanic ash?
September 16, 2020

VIA Community Guest Blog: Wine Yeasts and Genetic Recombination in Vines by Anna Carnera

Scienza doing Scienza things.
September 9, 2020

VIA Community Guest Blog: Yeast Selection by Cynthia Chaplin

Wild vs. selected yeasts in winemaking.
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