Turin Stands Tall
Fiercely proud of its culture, the city is modernizing without abandoning its traditions
Visitors to Turin often learn to drop their conventional notions of the city. They quickly discover this to be a fiercely original place, one that is anything but typically Italian. Turin's architecture is baroque, and its cafés, public spaces and pastries seem more French or Swiss than Florentine.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 31, 2006.