Robert Camuto

Robert Camuto

Contributing Editor

About

Wine Spectator contributing editor Robert Camuto is a career journalist who moved to southern France with his family in 2001 and then to Verona, Italy, in 2015. He has written wine travel stories, winemaker profiles and features for the magazine since 2008. He also writes a twice-monthly, Europe-based column for WineSpectator.com called Robert Camuto Meets…

A frequent traveler through the wine countries of Italy, France and occasionally beyond, Camuto is author of several books exploring old terroirs in modern times: His most recent book is South of Somewhere: Wine, Food and the Soul of Italy, being released in October 2021. A native New Yorker, Camuto has been a home winemaker and olive oil producer.

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New-Generation Chianti Classico, Part 3: Pomona’s Monica Raspi

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New-Generation Chianti Classico, Part 2: Monteraponi

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A Great Old Tuscan

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The Tractor of Montemarano (Touring Campania, Part 4)

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Burgundy and Beyond

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Terroir on a 100-Point Scale

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The Passing of a Tuscan Gentleman

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