Why Italian Wines Are Different
You've probably been in this situation yourself. You're the one choosing the wines for a dinner with friends. You look at the menu and perform the usual mental matchups about what goes with what. But then, much more subtly—even furtively—you also do a mental matchup about which wines go with, ahem, the guests.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 12, 2008.