"The fact that I was a woman that was doing all these crazy things, it was a little bit of an impact in the beginning."—Chiara Boschis, Owner of Pira Chiara Boschis
Piedmont's Women Take Charge
Selected Recent Releases
Tuscany Alphabetical Listing
The Changing Face of Napa
Uruguay Stakes a Claim With Tannat
Do You Speak Emoji?
Spanish Wine Counterfeiters Busted
Another Rough Fire Season in California Wine Country
Wine and a Movie at Napa Valley Film Festival; Dom Pérignon Champagne Salon at Blantyre; Waterman Poolside Bar at Windsor Court Hotel
Play With Your Food
Sumptuous Sangiovese, Whites and Reds from the Americas, Rhône Delights
In Memoriam: Joël Robuchon, Legendary French Chef
Italy at Its Best
Mushroom Toast with Aged White Rioja
Tuscany: A free chart offers an alphabetical list of all Tuscan wines reviewed for the tasting report in this issue.
Sicily: A free chart offers an alphabetical list of all Sicilian wines reviewed for the tasting report in this issue.
Uruguay: A free chart offers an alphabetical list of all Uruguayan wines reviewed for the tasting report in this issue.
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