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Robert on the Amalfi Coast this summer

Why the South of Italy and why now?

Here's a hint...

In this week’s Robert Camuto Meets….column at, I explain why this is a golden age for Southern Italian wines, how great terroirs are made (Hint: It’s the people stupid), and what it’s like to not just drink well but “drink different daily.”

Read the column here : South Italy's Silver Lining

Meantime, I have New York on my mind.

I’ll soon be in the Big Apple for the presentation of South of Somewhere with a series of events kicked off by a presentation of SoS at Rizzoli Bookstore on Oct. 18 -- featuring me in conversation with wine educator, native-Texan-turned-Brooklynite and fellow Italo-phile Jeff Porter.

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