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20 April 2018

Episode 340

30 minutes

We visit this year’s Vinitaly fair in Verona and a pioneering wine-research centre in Argentina. Plus: one man’s quest to produce top wine – in China.

20 April 2018

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Chapter 1

Vinitaly 2018

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Monocle’s Ivan Carvalho reports on the most interesting exhibitors at the world’s largest wine fair.

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Top wine from China

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Chris Ruffle had had enough of poor-quality Chinese wine and decided to launch his own wine business, Treaty Port Vineyards. Having just started exporting to the UK, he tells us about his winery in Shandong province and outlines the biggest hurdles he’s had to overcome.

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Catena Institute of Wine

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We visit a pioneering research centre in Argentina, dedicated to furthering the science of viticulture.

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