Monique Polloni is a well known former CBC-Radio-Canada Personality and Emcee in Vancouver.
A radio Host and Producer for fifteen years, Monique has always loved sharing her stories and her passion for the good things in life.
Monique knows the art of tasting, breathing, touching Italy, thanks to her roots, family history and many journeys there. Her passion for Italy's warm-hearted, authentic and colourful people have simply deepened the special bond she has with her father's land.
Born in Montreal, from an Italian immigrant father and a "québécoise" mother, she relocated to Vancouver in 1990.
She learned very young the spirit of living fully and to appreciate going to the farmers market with her dad and appreciate fresh, quality food and wine.
Having a big Italian family in Veneto, Monique studied Italian in Florence, spent three months in Turin, representing Canada at the 2006 Olympic games. In 2013, she discovered Southern Italy and fell on love with the region of Puglia for it's beauty, it's people and it's character. She created unique bonds over the years in all corners of beautiful Italy.
Monique is a trained wine "enthusiast" (WSET level 3) . A music connaisseur and a food lover.
As a reliable , competent, sensitive and experienced traveller, Monique's motto is "The sky is not the limit"! There is always a solution!" Tutto bene"!