Ep. 174 Monty Waldin interviews Caterina Dei (Cantine Dei)
In this episode, Monty Waldin interviews Caterina Dei whose family owns the Cantine Dei winery in Montepulciano, Siena. The winery produces Vino Nobile di Montepulciano from the “Prugnolo Gentile,” the local name for the Sangiovese grape. Monty and Caterina talk about the history of the winery and of the Vino Nobile denomination. Caterina also explains the way different soil types (clay and sandy soils) affect flavour in their Vino Nobile; she also talks about Cantine Dei’s signature wine “Bossone,” their single-vineyard Vino Nobile. Tune in to learn more about Cantine Dei’s sustainable viticulture, their top markets, and some interesting food pairings.