Celebrity Interviews

Interview with Antonis Maroudas of Ampelostrates in Zante

Glass of Bubbly speaks to Antonis Maroudas, owner and chief winemaker at Ampelostrates, a family-run vineyard in the hills of Zakynthos (Zante). Antonis discusses how the island inspires his winemaking and why production there is so unique. How long have you owned the farm? We have been running the farm, including the restaurant and other…

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Celebrity Interview: Elena Russo

Elena Russo was born in Naples, that alone already sets up someone for a lifetime of enjoying fantastic food and of course amazing wines. She moved to Rome, where she started her career as an actress. Her debut was in the film Finalmente soli (1997), followed by Besame mucho (1999) and Amor nello specchio (1999).…

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Celebrity Interview: Victoria Graham (McCoy)

Victoria is a presenter on BBC Spotlight. She is married to Simon McCoy, loves to sing, cook and most of all, be out with her dogs Grizzle and Scampi. Where’s the most memorable place you’ve enjoyed a Glass of Bubbly? It has to be on stage at a Barry Manilow concert in Las Vegas. I’m…

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Celebrity Interview: Simon McCoy

Simon is a BBC TV News presenter. He was a producer at the launch of Sky News – and stayed there for 16 years – as Royal Correspondent and presenter. Where’s the most memorable place you’ve enjoyed a Glass of Bubbly? On the deck of the Royal yacht Britannia. The Queen was hosting a drinks…

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Celebrity interview: Anouska Lancaster

Anouska is one of the UK’s leading interior designers and founder of Noushka Design. Her background as an artist inspires a varied design portfolio ranging from the classic style to the contemporary look. She has designed trendy London bars through to family homes. She has made numerous TV appearances sharing the Noushka Design ethos, that…

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Celebrity Interview: Charlene White

Charlene is an ITV News presenter. Charlene is a news presenter for ITV News London’s flagship 6pm show and weekend national news programmes for ITV News. Charlene has interviewed major political figures such as David Cameron and Tony Blair, as well as global music stars such as Jay-Zand Beyoncé and film stars including Will Smith…

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Celebrity Interview: Jane Parkinson

Celebrity Interview: Jane Parkinson

Jane is an award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster who was crowned International Wine & Spirit Competition Communicator of the Year in 2014. She is a wine expert on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen Live and author of Wine & Food. Jane is a previous recipient of the Chairman’s Award at the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards…

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Celebrity Interview: Amelia Singer

Amelia is a wine consultant, educator, TV presenter and founder of wine-tasting event business Amelia’s, which aims to make wine-tasting fun and accessible. She has worked in wineries around the world and holds the WSET Wine Diploma. She currently stars in the ITV4 series The Wine Show. What are your thoughts on the future of…

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Celebrity Interview: Joe Fattorini

Joe is a wine consultant, journalist and presenter, who worked as a wine merchant for 20 years. He has also appeared on television programmes on a range of topics and is well-known for speaking at dinners and conferences. He is currently starring on ITV4’s The Wine Show. What are your thoughts on the future of…

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