Welcome to Episode 910 Stevie Kim moderates Clubhouse's Ambassadors Corner – In this episode Erin DeMara interviews Alessandro Gallo. These sessions are recorded from Clubhouse and replayed here on the Italian Wine Podcast!
Listen in on this series as Italian Wine Ambassadors all over the world chat with Stevie and their chosen wine producer. Which producer would you interview if you had your pick?
About about today's guest host:
Erin DeMara is a twenty-nine-year professional of the wine and restaurant industries. Currently in his seventh year with 1821 Fine Wine and Spirits, an Italian-focused importer, he manages the portfolio of 100+ wines and spirits within Florida, USA. Erin is a Certified Wine Educator by the Society of Wine Educators and an Italian Wine Ambassador and Educator by VinItaly International Academy – the only wine professional in America to hold both titles. He is also a Certified Spirits Specialist, a Certified Sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers, and an awarded member of the Guild of Sommeliers
About today's guest producer:
Alessandro Gallo, winemaker for the wineries: Castello d'Albola in Radda, & Rocca di Montemassi in Maremma. Alessandro was born in Piedmont in Acqui Terme in 1971. After having studied at the Umberto I Oenological School in Alba, he graduated in Chemistry, in Turin, in 1997.
He began working as an analyst in the laboratory at the Dezzani family company, and then became its Technical Director . In 2004 the crucial meeting with the Zonin family takes place .
Since that year he has been the Director of Castello Di Albola.
More about the moderator Stevie Kim:
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!