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The Jewel of Northwest Italy

Piedmont’s many appellations offer styles from rustic to refined
Bruce Sanderson
Issue: April 30, 2011

For most wine lovers, Italy's best known wines come from Tuscany, in the center of the country, and Piedmont, in the northwest. Those who know and admire the wines of Piedmont tend to focus on the Langhe region, for good reason: It is home to the muscular yet elegant reds of Barolo and Barbaresco. Wine Spectator senior editor Bruce Sanderson explains.

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