'Decanter' Magazine Reports The Story Behind Sting Buying An Italian Villa When Sting and his wife Trudie Styler bought the centuries-old villa in Tuscany, the owner offered them some wine. They liked it and bought the vineyard too. But the wine wasn't a local vintage.

'Decanter' Magazine Reports The Story Behind Sting Buying An Italian Villa

'Decanter' Magazine Reports The Story Behind Sting Buying An Italian Villa

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When Sting and his wife Trudie Styler bought the centuries-old villa in Tuscany, the owner offered them some wine. They liked it and bought the vineyard too. But the wine wasn't a local vintage.

A MARTINEZ, HOST:

Good morning. I'm A Martinez. In 1997, Sting and his wife, Trudie, bought a run-down, centuries-old villa in Tuscany. The owner offered them a glass of the estate's wine, so they bought the vineyard, too. But as Sting told Decanter magazine, they were duped. It wasn't a local vintage at all. Now they make their own wines on the property. And there's a (singing) message in every bottle named for Sting's song. (Singing) Roxanne, you don't have to pour out that red wine. It's MORNING EDITION.

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