5 bottles & 5 questions Vania Valentini [ita]

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Every Saturday TheChampagneSommelier will ask 5 questions about 5 coeur de bouteilles to friends and Champagne lovers from near and far. This week we took a bubbly chat with Italian Champagne lover Vania Valentini. Merci Vania !

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Vania Valentini

Mrs. VANIA VALENTINI is an AIMA Master Sommelier, an official AIS Wine Taster, a coauthor of the “Grandi Champagne” Guide and editor of the website : www.lamiachampagne.com.  She has been an ALMA teacher ( International Academy of Italian Cuisine ) in Parma, she lectures on the Champagne region at the UNISG International University of Gastronomic Sciences and at the MACH FOUNDATION in Trento. She also writes articles about sparkling wine on the magazine ” Passione Gourmet ” besides holding numerous seminars all over Italy dedicated to the Champagne region and Sparkling Wines.

Mrs. VANIA VALENTINI has been a Dame Chevalier de l’ordre des Coteaux de Champagne since September 2018.

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Which Champagne would You treat your parents or in-laws?

 Diebolt Vallois ‘Fleur de Passion’ 2008

Which Champagne would You treat your lover?

1996 Louis Roederer ‘Cristal’

Vania Valentini

Which Champagne would You treat yourself?

2012 Larmandier Bernier ‘Terre de Vertus’

Which Champagne would You treat a dream guest, and why?

Krug Grand Cuvée 164émè edition; my dream guest would be Cillian Murphy ;D

[ what piece of music would you listen to drinking wine with Your dream guest ?]

Red Right Hand’ – Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

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