Italian wines are the focus of several new Minneapolis restaurants

Jul 30, 2015 627

For those who love Italian wine and food, this truly is the best of times.

Call it kismet or karma. Whatever the terminology, Minneapolis this summer is the right place at the right time for those of us who love Italian food and wine.

No fewer than three ambitious Italian eateries have opened in town over the past month or so, with seriously creative chefs and beverage directors at the helm. At the same time, several stalwart wholesalers have brought to this market a fantastic array of wines from Italy's Alpine head to its island toe, which is far different from the days of that country being represented universally by a bottle of mediocre Chianti bound by straw (which, fittingly enough, is called a "fiasco").

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