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...

January 8, 2022

How To Pizza Tour Naples With Salvatore Salvo & Luciano Pignataro part 1 of 2

In this episode Stevie Kim, accompanied by her cicerone Luciano Pignataro, meets Salvatore Salvo, owner with his brother of "Pizzeria Salvo” .
January 7, 2022

Scienza and Masi Civiltà del Vino Award

Welcome to this special episode of "On The Road With Stevie Kim" . Today Stevie meets Professor Attilio Scienza at a special location to talk about the Masi Prize.
January 1, 2022

How To Pizza Tour: Naples With Vincenzo & Salvatore Piccirillo

In this episode Stevie meets Enzo and Salvatore Piccirillo, the owners of La Masardona, a famous and ancient fried pizza restaurant in Naples.
December 18, 2021

Gita Scolastica – Sardinia Pt. 4 of 4

In today's episode Stevie and Scienza are joined by Vittorio Moretti, one of the great entrepreneurs in the world of Italian wine and a friend of the Professore for more than 40 years.
December 6, 2021

Gita Scolastica – Sardinia Pt. 2 of 4

Welcome to the second special episode of #everybodyneedsabitofscienza's recorded in Sardinia with Stevie Kim during a Gita Scolastica.
December 3, 2021

Master of Wine Inside Story: How Many Wines Do You Have to Taste?

Cynthia Chaplin IWA discovers what it’s really like to prepare for the Master of Wine Exam through a very unique tasting with the three muskateers.
December 1, 2021

Gita Scolastica – Sardinia Pt. 1 of 4

Welcome to this first special episode of #everybodyneedsabitofscienza's recorded in Sardinia with Stevie Kim during a Gita Scolastica.
November 22, 2021

Reflections on wine and life on a volcano

VIA Ambassador and Italian Wine Podcast host Marc Millon takes us on a fascinating journey of discovery, discussing Etna and its volcanic wines.
October 1, 2021

Roses and Grapes are a sight for sore eyes

Roses have been planted at the ends of vine rows for centuries not only for their beauty, discover more with Joy Livingston.
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


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.