Hande Leimer is a certified sommelier & the founder of vino roma, a wine education business in Rome. She was born in Istanbul, and had lived in the USA, and Germany before settling in Italy, where she shifted her career from marketing and IT to wine. She became a member of the Italian Sommelier Association, where she gained her sommelier title, and opened vino roma.
In this episode, hosts Sara and Jessica talk with archaeologist Darius Arya about what lies underfoot in Rome and elsewhere in Italy.
Special Guest Darius Arya, Ph. D, is an archaeologist and professor based in Rome. He co-founded & is the executive director of the American Institute for Roman Culture, and has appeared in several documentaries on the Discovery, History, and National Geographic Channels.
In this episode, hosts Sara and Jessica talk with historian and author John Dickie about organized crime in Italy.
Special Guest John Dickie is a professor of Italian Studies at University College London, and an internationally recognized specialist on many aspects of Italian culture – including organized crime. He is an award-winning author whose books include “Cosa Nostra,” “Mafia Brotherhoods,” & his latest, “Mafia Republic.” (The latter two were released in the United States as one combined book called “Blood Brotherhoods.”)