101 Things We Love About Italy

A sampling of our editors’ favorite wines, foods, people, places and more

101 Things We Love About Italy
Visitors explore the Baroque splendor of Rome’s Piazza Navona, where palaces and churches surround the square’s monumental fountains and sculptures. (Stefano Senise/Alamy)
From the Apr 30, 2022, issue

Italy delights and inspires. Its gorgeous landscapes and rich culture draw millions of visitors each year, while many more aspire to the Italian lifestyle at home. In this story, Wine Spectator editors guide you to a few of the things—wines, foods, art, sights and sounds—they love about Italy. Included are their insider tips on exploring the country’s many flavors, plus stellar examples of top red, white and sparkling wines to try.

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