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11.13.2005

Italy's Best Wines: The Tre Bicchieri Winners for 2006

Thanks go to Jack and Joanne over at Fork and Bottle for alerting me to the recent announcement of the 2006 winners of the coveted Tre Bicchieri awards for Italian wine. For those who may not be familiar, these awards, handed out by the Gambero Rosso guide, are widely accepted as THE authority on Italian wine. Though I have tasted my way through more than a few Tre Bicchieri wines and found some of them not to my taste, there's no denying the high quality of these wines as a whole, and for those interested in Italian wine, they are worth paying attention to in detail.

The announcement has been published in The Italian Wine Hub, a web site I've never heard of, but that shouldn't stop us from checking them out. Enjoy.

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