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In Italy, a long drink of yesterday's wine

Vats of slow wine: ancient methods and a lots of patience make for vintages that only get better. (Photo: Luigi Fraboni)

The Slow Food movement began in Rome, a backlash against the arrival of a McDonald's near the fabled Spanish Steps, more than 25 years ago. 

Since then, it's gone global. Around the world, thousands reject fast food in favor of the slow kind, the sustainable kind, raised by traditional methods. 

You can even get Slow Fish.

And now, in these times of high-flying technology, Nancy Greenleese says there's increasingly a place for Slow Wine in the vineyards -- and on the tables -- of Italy. 

 Nancy's taste of the past

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