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Verrückt: The Snail Farmer of Vienna

Posted on 6/19/2018 12:00:00 AM in What We’re Watching

A note from our curator, independent filmmaker David Conover on why he chose this film:

In this episode of the series called Taste, we meet former IBM exec Andreas Gugumuc, who ditches his high-paying day job to resurrect the ultimate slow food—snails—in the little-known former epicenter of escargot, Vienna. Andreas is just one of the crazy food entrepreneurs around the world that are featured in the series Taste, a production of filmmaker Kevin Longa.

Verrückt: The Snail Farmer of Vienna - Produced by Kevin Longa

About David Conover:

David Conover, a long-term partner of O.A.T. and Grand Circle, is an award-winning filmmaker and conservationist whose work has appeared on Discovery Channel, PBS, and National Geographic Explorer. He is the founder of Compass Light Productions and the nonprofit Conservation Media Group, and was recently the Coastal Studies Scholar at Bowdoin College. Learn more about David here.

Perhaps you’ll seek out escargot in Vienna when you join Grand Circle Cruise Line on The Great Rivers of Europe.

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