Jo Cooke

Remaking Sicily
Tasting Reports

Remaking Sicily

Improving wines made from native grapes by a new cadre of winemakers are changing the face …

Oct 31, 2009
Italy's Improving Whites
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Italy's Improving Whites

Led by Alto Adige, vintners throughout the country are making distinctive wines

Aug 31, 2009
Stars of Siena
Travel

Stars of Siena

Hearty local wining and dining await visitors to this alluring Tuscan city

Jun 30, 2009
Barolo Producer Set to Release 10-Year Riserva
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Barolo Producer Set to Release 10-Year Riserva

Franco Massolino announces he will bottle another 1999 Barolo for September release; in …

Jun 19, 2009
Tasting Highlights: Italian Whites
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Tasting Highlights: Italian Whites

15 inexpensive and refreshing whites from Italy's Campania region that are ideal for summer

Jun 5, 2009
Piedmont Winery Opens New Education and Tourism Center
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Piedmont Winery Opens New Education and Tourism Center

Italy's Ceretto winery hopes to offer in-depth experience for visitors and innovative …

May 29, 2009
Bettino Ricasoli, Baron of Brolio, Dies at Age 87
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Bettino Ricasoli, Baron of Brolio, Dies at Age 87

Politician and Chianti Classico winery owner restored the quality and reputation of his …

May 26, 2009
Bordeaux Winemakers Assess Hail Damage
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Bordeaux Winemakers Assess Hail Damage

A week after storms pound vines, producers predict lower yields in 2009

May 19, 2009
Tasting Highlights: Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
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Tasting Highlights: Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

8 excellent reds from Italy's Montepulciano d'Abruzzo appellation, including a very good …

Apr 17, 2009