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Anthony Gismondi on Wine
Friday, March 2 2018

Places - Prosecco

By: Anthony Gismondi
Mionetto's Klaus-Jurgen Kuerten on why we all want to be Italian.

We speak with Klaus-Jurgen Kuerten, Brand Ambassador for Mionetto and Henkell & Co about the amazing ride Prosecco is experiencing in the wine world.

Kuerten says, “I think the reason is Italy, the lifestyle...and, it's stylish, it's easy-going and we all want to be Italian." He considers it further suggesting, "It's the new taste profile in the sparkling wine category. It's easy to drink too." Here's part of our conversation with Kuerten in the video below. If you are looking for a taste of the Italian lifestyle Mionetto is at booth 174, in the Italian section of the International Festival Tasting room.

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Anthony Gismondi is a Canadian wine journalist and one of North America's most influential voices in wine. For 30 years he has been the wine columnist for The Vancouver Sun. His twice-weekly column is distributed across Canada through Postmedia Network to 10 million readers. Anthony co-hosts the 20-year-strong BC Food & Wine Radio Show, which is broadcast in seven markets in B.C. and available online everywhere on iHeartRadio.ca. He launched Gismondionwine.com in 1997, attracting one million users a month from 114 countries. It continues to be a valuable resource of full tasting notes and intelligent wine stories and videos for the trade and consumers.