Italian Wine Podcast
Ep. 130 Monty Waldin interviews Valentino Valentini (Bocale Winery)
Aug 27, 2018 · 22 min
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In this episode, Monty Waldin meets Valentino Valentini, one of the owners of the Bocale Winery in Montefalco and also former town counsellor and mayor of Montefalco. Valentino tells Monty all about the rich history of the Montefalco area, including old vine-growing systems on elm trees, the legacy of St. Francis of Assisi and his Franciscan monks who were among the first wine producers in the region. An energy efficient winery, Bocale specializes in Sagrantino- and Trebbiano Spoletino-based wines and is also a mixed farm growing olive trees and cereals. Tune in for a deep dive into the rich history, culture, and delicious wines of Umbria!
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