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Sicily’s Wine Renaissance - A combination of local culture and modern innovation is transforming the Mediterranean's largest island into a winemaking hot spot. From Mount Etna's elegant reds based on the native Nerello Mascalese grape to crowd-pleasing Chardonnays, diversity and quality abound
FREE: Sicily Alphabetical Listing - More than 330 wines were reviewed for this report. A free alphabetical list is available. WineSpectator.com members can access complete reviews for all the wines tasted using the online Wine Ratings Search.
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Recommended Sicilian Wines - 80 wines that deliver the flavors of Sicily
Profiles of Leading Producers - Wineries both large and small are defining the taste of Sicily and setting new standards for quality across the island
WineSpectator.com: BONUS VIDEO Sicily's Local Reds: Get the inside scoop on this Italian island's indigenous varieties as senior editor Alison Napjus tastes wines made from Nero d'Avola and Frappato with Francesca Planeta.
Tuscan Triumphs - Trailblazing super Tuscans and traditional Sangiovese lead the way
Challenges in the Loire - Unfavorable weather in 2012 leads to a mixed bag of quality
Masters of the Mosel - Brothers Thomas and Oliver Haag craft distinctive German Rieslings at their neighboring estates
Loyal to Lirac - Château de Montfaucon's Rodolphe de Pins sheds light on an unsung corner of the Southern Rhône
Italy's Green Heart - Long overlooked, Umbria is gaining recognition with characterful reds and whites
WineSpectator.com: Letter from Europe: Contributing editor Robert Camuto blogs from his trips through France, Italy and beyond, sharing the fascinating and inspiring stories of the winemakers, grapegrowers, chefs and other personalities who shape wine culture.
Earthquake Rumbles Napa Valley - With harvest just days away, vintners assessed damage and began cleaning up
Finger Lakes Vintners Protest Gas Storage Plan
Peter Michael Named Distinguished Service Award Winner
Wine Ad Battle Back in Court
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In Memoriam - Baroness Philippine de Rothschild
Sicilian Chef Pino Cuttaia
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Super Tuscan Flaccianello - The super Tuscan evolves over 26 vintages
This Issue - Marvin R. Shanken
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James Laube - Screaming Eagle and Two-Buck Chuck
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Matt Kramer - Cynics of site specificity
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Mimmo Ferraro's Veal Scaloppine, Fried Egg and Fresh Truffles with Barbaresco - Chef Mimmo Ferraro, Ferraro's Restaurant & Wine Bar, Las Vegas
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