Robert Camuto

Robert Camuto

Contributing Editor

About

Wine Spectator contributing editor Robert Camuto is a career journalist who moved to 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. He also writes a twice-monthly, Europe-based column for WineSpectator.com called Robert Camuto Meets…

A frequent traveler through the wine countries of Italy, France and occasionally beyond, Camuto is author of several books exploring old terroirs in modern times: His most recent book is South of Somewhere: Wine, Food and the Soul of Italy, being released in October 2021. A native New Yorker, Camuto has been a home winemaker and olive oil producer.

The Ghost of ‘Dr. Franco’
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The Ghost of ‘Dr. Franco’

How a new team is tweaking Montalcino’s legendary Biondi-Santi

Nov 2, 2021
The Nutty Professor of Pecorino: The New Abruzzo, Part 3
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The Nutty Professor of Pecorino: The New Abruzzo, Part 3

A philosophy teacher prompts the rediscovery of central Italy’s hot “new” white

Nov 2, 2021
South Italy’s Silver Lining

South Italy’s Silver Lining

Why I’m drinking Southern (and wrote a book about it)

Oct 5, 2021
The Purista
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The Purista

New Abruzzo Part 2: Tiberio takes viticultural sensitivity to new heights

Sep 23, 2021
Two Guys and an Unwanted Vineyard
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Two Guys and an Unwanted Vineyard

The New Abruzzo, Part 1: How Binomio joined Italy’s elite

Sep 13, 2021
The Man Waking Up Burgundy’s Elite
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The Man Waking Up Burgundy’s Elite

Time in COVID lockdown gave Count Louis-Michel Liger-Belair a new vision for Vosne-Romanée

Aug 17, 2021
Burgundy’s Other White
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Burgundy’s Other White

Once neglected, Aligoté returns in vogue

Aug 3, 2021
Sniff or Sip?
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Sniff or Sip?

A Burgundian debate over how to taste terroir

Jul 21, 2021
A Pioneer of ‘Mountain Barolo’
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A Pioneer of ‘Mountain Barolo’

Carema is northern Piedmont’s “heroic” wine

Jul 6, 2021