South of Somewhere

By Robert V. Camuto,

Book cover of South of Somewhere: Wine, Food, and the Soul of Italy

Book description

A New York Times Best Wine Book of 2021
A Washington Post Best Wine Book of 2021
Named one of the Best Wine Books of 2021 by Henry Jeffreys,

South of Somewhere begins and ends in American writer Robert Camuto's maternal ancestral town of Vico Equense, Italy-a tiny paradise…

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1 author picked South of Somewhere as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

I have long loved Robert Camuto’s writing about living in Italy and the wines and winemakers he’s discovered. My own food and wine awakening happened while living and working in Italy, so naturally I gravitate to books that take place there or tell the stories of others who’ve chosen to live there against all odds. Robert Camuto’s newest book South of Somewhere has quickly risen to my list of favorites. In this evocation, he traces his own history back to the town of his ancestors, and the relationship that evolves from a life-defining memory of a childhood summer in this…

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