“[Camuto's] new book is his best yet, a razor-sharp evocation of the people, places and points-of-view that captures both the fatalism so often encountered in southern Italy and the stubborn refusal of its inhabitants to knuckle under.”
— E. Asimov, The New York Times
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Robert Camuto is a prize-winning American author and journalist, who has lived in Europe with his family from the outset of the 21st century.

Here he has immersed in the terroirs of France and Italy, writing about wine, food, culture and travel for many publications and authoring a series of books in his personal and soulful style. 

A contributing editor for the Wine Spectator since 2008, Camuto writes a twice monthly column, Robert Camuto Meets…, for winespectator.com.



Adventures in the New French Wine Country

“Camuto’s lighthearted book is a particularly enjoyable read…a scrumptious collection of stories about wine, food, vineyards and winemakers.”

Beth Hiser, Bloomsbury Review


A Sicilian Wine Odyssey

“Mr. Camuto extracts fascinating and illuminating details about Sicily, bringing to life the characters, conflicts and family dynamics that define a culture and its wines. It’s a beautiful, enthralling work, eternally wistful and hopeful, much like Sicily itself.”

Eric Asimov, New Times

South of Somewhere

Wine, Food, and the Soul of Italy

“I can’t do this book justice. It’s so vivid, so emotional, so beautiful and yet so powerfully instructive… if you want to understand the terroir of southern Italy, this book is where you start.”

Featured Journalism

  • Robert Camuto interviews Peter Sisseck

    Peter Sisseck : In Pursuit of Pingus

    Oct 31, 2022
  • Burgundy and Beyond: Jean-Nicolas Méo

    May 31, 2021
  • Allegrini's Sibling Success

    April 31, 2017
  • Italian Wild Side: Massimo Bottura

    Dec 15, 2014
  • Bootstraps to Barolo: Luciano Sandrone

    Sept 30, 2020
  • Change in Spain with Torres

    March 31, 2019
  • Eataly’s Champion Oscar Farinetti

    April 30, 2013
  • Love of Place: Jean-Louis Chave

    Nov 30, 2019
  • The Prodigal Antinori

    Oct 31, 2016
  • Sicly's Top Culinary Craftsman

    Oct 31, 2014
  • The Scene on Santorini

    NOV. 15, 2014
  • The Man behind Vega Sicilia

    June 30, 2017
  • Sting and Trudie's Tuscan Adventure

    April 30, 2016