Check out the new, mobile-friendly!


Issue: November 15, 2002

New York restaurateur and wine merchant Joseph Bastianich, his mother, Lidia Bastianich, who founded the Grand Award—winning Felidia restaurant, and his partner, celebrity chef Mario Batali of Babbo, have purchased about 98 acres of vineyard property in the southern Tuscan area of Maremma, near the Mediterranean coast.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2002.

To continue reading this page, become a member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!

Already a member?

  |  Forgot Password?

By clicking "Log In" you agree to the Terms and Conditions of


= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Job Opportunities

Passionate about wine? Wine Spectator magazine is looking for an enthusiastic copy editor in the New York office.

Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences


The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories