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Pio Boffa Piedmont Wine Patriarch

Pio Boffa, Piedmont Wine Patriarch, Dies of COVID-19

I hope this is the last COVID obituary I write.

Robert Camuto tribute to Chianti’s Barone Sonnino

A tribute to Chianti’s Barone Sonnino

Taken by Covid still in his wine prime

What if you were a sommelier and lost of your sense of smell?

French wine pros react.

The Covid Diaries

Part 1: Home Alone in my Covid cave

Regaining smell after covid

The Covid Diaries

Part 2: Recovering my nose after a Covid KO

whats next after covid ?

The Covid Diaries

 Part 3: Post-Covid lessons for 2021