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Says John about wine: “…jaw-dropping moments have been few and far between…[but] it’s when I didn’t expect much from a wine that proved a revelation…[as was] the case with Edoardo Valentini’s Trebbiano d’Abruzzo 30 years ago."
John Mariani is a columnist, cookbook author, magazine writer, and publisher of an online newsletter. John especially loves Italian food and drink but his interests range far, and include wine, restaurants, and American food.
John is the author of The Dictionary of American Food & Drink; The Encyclopedia of American Food & Drink; The Dictionary of Italian Food; and The Italian American Cookbook, written with his wife Galina. He also wrote The Four Seasons; Grilling for Dummies; and Vincent’s Cookbook.
He is a columnist for Esquire Magazine, Diversion, Bloomberg News & Radio, and Cowboys & Indians.
John’s newsletter is called Mariani’s Virtual Gourmet Newsletter. His website is www.johnmariani.com/