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Crazy About Italy

Three Americans explore food, wine and love
Thomas Matthews
Issue: April 30, 2010

Three recent books about Italy share similar cover images: stone buildings set on hills surrounded by vines, caressed by golden sunlight. The tales within are similar, too, as these American authors seek love and fulfillment in a country they find more engaging and more authentic. But their voices are strikingly different, and each reveals distinctive aspects of Italian culture.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 30, 2010.

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