Alessandro Marra is the regional co-coordinator for Campania of the Slow Wine 2021 guide. Sommelier, he was born near Benevento and manages a blog called “Falanghina Republic” in which he tells stories and wines of his land. In the interview, Alessandro traces the historical lines and the evolution of viticulture in the province of Benevento, paying particular attention to Falanghina.

Interiew by: Antonio Puzzi e Rossella Galletti
Video by: Antonio Puzzi e Rossella Galletti. Editing video by: Antonio Puzzi
Subtitle ita/eng by: Mariangela Bianco e Francesca Magnani
Document by: Antonio Puzzi
Translation by: Francesca Magnani e Antonio Puzzi
MedEatResarch – Center of Social Research on the Mediterranean Diet of the University of Naples Suor Orsola Benincasa, head by Marino Niola and Elisabetta Moro
Realized: 24-09-2021
Alessandro Marra

Alessandro Marra

Year: 1/07/1983
City: Benevento
Profession: Policeman, Wine taster
Language: Italian

Video table of contents

00:00 Origins of Sannio Falanghina
02:35 The role of social wineries in Samnite viticulture
04:04 The Falanghina and the Sannio landscape, the technique of “marquee”
12:58 Wine production regulations in Benevento district
15:51 Production and consumption of wine in Sannio
23:56 Which wine would you introduce to the world?
26:01 The value of the “marquee”

Geographic information

Country: IT
Region: Campania
City: Cusano Mutri (BN)
Altitude: 70 s.l.m.

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