Robert Camuto

Robert Camuto

Contributing Editor

About

Wine Spectator contributing editor Robert Camuto is a longtime journalist who moved to an old olive mill in southern France with his family in 2001 and then to Verona, Italy, in 2015. He has written wine travel stories, winemaker profiles and features for the magazine since 2008.

Camuto, a frequent traveler through the wine countries of Italy, France and occasionally beyond, is author of two books exploring old terroirs in modern times: Corkscrewed: Adventures in the New French Wine Country (2008) and Palmento: A Sicilian Wine Odyssey (2010). He was also the main project writer for the Michelin Green Guide Sicily (2012).

A native New Yorker, Camuto has been a home winemaker since 2006.

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Bootstraps to Barolo

More than 40 years ago, Luciano Sandrone began making wine in his garage. Now, he eyes his …

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The Tyrolean Avant Garde (Part 1)
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The Tyrolean Avant Garde (Part 1)

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The Sultan of Sap

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