The village of Torano Nuovo and the Apennine Mountains of Abruzzo, Italy.A typical scene in Abruzzo's countryside: vineyards, olive trees and other farms, crowned by sky-scraping mountains on the horizon. Pictured here is the village of Torano Nuovo, the vineyards of Emidio Pepe and the Apennine Mountains. ©Kevin Day/Opening a Bottle

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