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6 Italian Island Wines to Beat the Winter Blues

Mentally escape the winter with these new reviews of reds and whites from Sicily and Sardinia
Sicily is as picturesque as its wines are pleasurable.
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Sicily is as picturesque as its wines are pleasurable.
Alison Napjus
Posted: December 20, 2018


When it comes to wine, Italy's two island powerhouses are Sardinia and Sicily. Sardinia is best-known for its production of French grapes with Italian aliases, while on Sicily the primary focus these days is on indigenous varieties. Together, they yield an exciting range of wines that showcase Italian island living; here are 6 that'll make you mentally escape the winter. Get the scores and tasting notes!

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