S4 EP1: STING AND TRUDIE - show notes
To listen to this episode, click here.
S4 EP1: STING AND TRUDIE - summary
Olly talks to Sting and Trudie at their estate in Tuscany about wine, organic farming, music, movies and the secrets of a successful marriage!
S4 EP1: STING AND TRUDIE - timeline
00:05 - This series of A Glass With is sponsored by 1,000 Stories Wines.
02:59 - 20th August 2018 was Sting and Trudie’s 26th wedding anniversary
04:01 - Sting and Trudie’s daughter Coco (Eliot) was born in Pisa on 30 July 1990
04:11 - Antinori’s Cervaro Chardonnay was the wine they served at their wedding
04:30 - the first wines that Sting and Trudie shared were Mateus Rosé and Blue Nun
05:05 - Sting and Trudie’s wine estate is Il Palagio
06:11 - Alan York was hired to consult on the rebirth of the vineyards at Il Palagio
07:17 - Sting and Trudie bring a bottle of Sister Moon 2015 IGT Toscana to share with Olly. The blend is Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. The average price is £29 per bottle.
08:52 - Winemaker Daniel O’Donnell now consults at Il Palagio
13:35 - Il Palagio has 600 hectares of land, although most is not planted to vines; they also grow olives and make honey among other things
18:09 - Sting was brought up in Tyneside, northern England
18:38 - Olly mentions Polyface Farm in Virginia, America
21:52 - Freak Show is the 2018 film directed by Trudie Styler
24:12 - the Mozart estate is a vineyard where Mozart is played to the vines
25:01 - Provence rosé is one of Sting and Trudie’s favourite styles of wine
25:17 - Trudie also mentions St-Émilion as a favourite destination
26:54 - Cinghiale are wild boar
27:38 - Sting and Trudie have released a special wine to commemorate their 10th anniversary as winemakers called Dieci
28:02 - Sting and Trudie served When We Dance and Roxanne White at their wedding anniversary celebrations
30:32 - Olly gives a bottle of Viña Tondonia, Reserva 1991 Rioja to Sting and Trudie. The price is £30 per bottle.
S4 EP1: STING AND TRUDIE - production notes
Recorded on 20 August 2018 at Sting and Trudie’s Il Palagio estate in Tuscany
Hosted by Olly Smith
Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW
Mastered by David Thomas
Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones
Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.3.0