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Italian Wine Podcast Ep. 933 Lis Clement | Uncorked

Welcome to episode 933 in which host Polly Hammond interviews Lis Clément in this episode of Uncorked. More about todays guest:Prior to taking over as Director of her family’s winery, Bodega y Viñedos Clément, Lis spent years honing her wine marketing and communication expertise. She worked at Wines of Argentina as Marketing & Communications Manager,…

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Making an Impact with Positive Luxury

Now, say you are a lucky lady or gent, sipping luxurious champagne at your favourite Michelin-starred restaurant, pondering (as you do) the vine to table impact of said producer’s practices. Thanks to Positive Luxury and their Butterfly Mark, you can find out more at max convenience! In our ongoing effort to prioritize planet-mindedness, 5forests is…

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Practicing what we preach with Ecologi

Sustainability is one of our core values and our blood is too hot to just sit and watch the world rapidly immerse into apocalyptic scenarios. And this is not for dramatic effect or exaggeration. You can (and should!) read more about it on the The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports. For starters, 5forests…

Italian Wine Podcast Ep. 924 Felicity Carter | Uncorked

Welcome to episode 924 in which host Polly Hammond interviews Felicity Carter.A respected journalist, editor, and all-around answer-seeker, Felicity chats with me today about the ins and outs of publishing, why the editing process is crucial to proper journalism, and how wineries can use tried and tested writing techniques to improve following, loyalty, and sales.…

Italian Wine Podcast Ep. 915 Sean Spratt | Uncorked

Welcome to episode 915 in which host Polly Hammond interviews Sean Spratt in this episode of Uncorked. In this episode, we are joined by Sean Spratt, owner and winemaker at Destiny Bay, New Zealand’s only luxury wine brand. Today, we talk about the 20+ year family journey that went from “maybe making some wine in…

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Italian Wine Podcast Ep. 906 Jono Le Feuvre | Uncorked

Welcome to episode 906 in which host Polly Hammond interviews Jono Le Feuvre in this episode of Uncorked In this episode, we are joined by Jono Le Feuvre, wine writer and Founder of the Han Drinks Solo wine community. Jono’s extensive wine knowledge paired with a keen sense of humor and love affair with pop…

Italian Wine Podcast Ep. 897 Jim Morris | Uncorked

Welcome to episode 897 in which host Polly Hammond interviews Jim Morris in this episode of Uncorked Today we are joined by Jim Morris, Vice President of Guest relations at Charles Krug, Napa’s oldest winery. Jim has made it his mission to remove the pretension of the wine business, leading the way with a cultural…

Italian Wine Podcast Ep. 878 Pauline Vicard | Uncorked

Welcome to episode 878 in which host Polly Hammond interviews Pauline Vicard in this episode of Uncorked Show Notes:Today we sit down with Pauline Vicard in her first interview since the publication of “Fine Wine and The Restaurants” — a deep dive into the impact of the past two years in the on trade. This…

Italian Wine Podcast Ep. 868 David James | Uncorked

Welcome to episode 868 in which host Polly Hammond interviews David James in this episode of Uncorked Show notes:Coming from a background in fashion photography and cognitive psychology (what a pairing!), David James creates what I think is one of the most dynamic social media accounts on Instagram today — despite himself being a non-drinker.…