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  • 6 years ago
Ep 056: Italy Overview

Ep 056: Italy Overview

I’m totally torn about this week’s podcast. I almost gave up and decided not to launch it, but M.C. Ice and some Facebook friends encouraged me to go for it.
What’s wrong with the Italy Overview? I think it was such a big topic that I lost steam. I thought it was a little low energy this week and I apologize. That said, I’m launching it anyway. If it’s your first podcast…PLEASE give us another listen. Not our best work.

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Here are the notes:

We hit on some stats about Italy and how I think it’s amazing that people feel any level of comfort with Italian wine, when it’s such a complex, confusing, and inconsistent product.

I explain why wine is like breathing in Italy and how it’s viewed differently there than in most other countries.

We discuss the staggering number of grapes, a rough overview of geography, and then we DORK out on history — we throw in a little Latin, talk about [...]