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Isabel Legeron, MW, on the Appeal of Natural Wine- December 13

Wednesday, December 13, 2pm EST on The Connected Table LIVE on W4CY

She’s France’s only female Master of Wine and only one of 354 MW’s worldwide. She’s been named “Wine Women of the Year” in Paris and is recipient of the Madame Bollinger Award for Excellence in Tasting. Her website refers to her as “That Crazy French Woman,” which is also the name of a TV show she’s hosted and her blog. We’re talking about Isabel Legeron, Founder of RAW Wine and author of “Natural Wine: An Introduction to Organic and Biodynamic Wines Made Naturally.”

By day, Isabel, consults for London’s Bibendum Restaurant & Oyster Bar in Kensington, Elliot’s in Borough Market and The Richmond in Hackney. She also founded the wine education program at Divertimenti Cookery School, in London, and has consulted for several luxury hotels and resorts. Isabel’s latest claim to fame is the creation of RAW Wine, a two- day independent wine fair showcasing more than 100 vintners from around the world, whose mission is “to make natural wines  made from sustainably farmed, organic or biodynamic grapes, with nothing removed or added during wine making, bar at most a dash of sulfites.”  We recently attended RAW Wine in Brooklyn. The next one will take place in London March 11 & 12. Info here:www.rawwine.com

 

 

Raffaele Boscaini, Masi Agricola- 200 Years of Tradition & Innovation

Wednesday, December 13, on The Connected Table LIVE! 2pm EST

We spotlight Valpolicella, the “land of many cellars,” and Raffaele Boscaini, General Coordinator of Masi Technical Group and Director of Marketing. He represents the seventh generation of tha family that runs this venerable 200-year-old wine estate.

The name Masi comes from “Vaio dei Masi,” the little valley purchased by the Boscaini family in the late 18th Century.  Masi Agricola also manages the most historic estate in Valpolicella, which once belonged to descendants of the legendary 14th Century poet Dante, the noble Serego Alighieri family.


Sandro and Raffele Boscaini (front row left) with the MASI Technical Group team

You can call the Boscainis one of the “noble families” of wine making in Valpolicella. Wine Writer Hugh Johnson has called Masi wines “milestones of enology in Verona.” We’ll discuss the family’s history and role in the production of Amarone and Recioto and evolution of MASI’s trademarked APPAXXIMENTO® (appassimento) method of drying grapes. In 1964 MASI introduced a “supervenetian” category of wine, Campofiorin. Masi also has projects outside the Veneto in Tuscany and Argentina, in collaboration with Serego Alighieri.

 

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Future-Proof your Career for Long-Term Success

Join us this Thursday at 5pm ET for the Future-Proof Workplace show!

How can you future-proof your career for long-term business success? This week we welcome Jill Johnson, president and founder of Johnson Consulting Services. Jill is a sought-after consultant and thought-provoking speaker who shares her insights on the critical market forces and critical skills needed to thrive in today’s complex business environment. Jill will share her advice on how to become more strategic in our thinking, better at decision making, and build our confidence for long-term business success.

Jill Johnson, president and founder of Johnson Consulting Services, is a management consultant specializing in strategy development. She has personally impacted more than $4 billion worth of business decisions for clients located throughout the United States, as well as in Europe and Asia. Jill is a two-time business hall of fame inductee and has received numerous honors for her business acumen, leadership savvy, mentoring impact, and her entrepreneurial success. She has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Money Magazine, Inc., and Success.

Jill Johnson, president and founder of Johnson Consulting Services and thought-provoking speaker