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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. He is currently in his 29th year as the wine columnist at the Vancouver Sun and a Partner and Principal Critic at www.winealign.comAnthony is also the co-host of the longest running, weekly, wine and food show in Canadian radio: The Best of Food and Wine. You can listen to the show across the Best of Food and Wine Radio Network multiple times per week. For air times in your city, or to listen live on the internet, check here.