10 September 2020

The vinification of the Roman era, the origin (1): let’s enter the cellar

I told you about the taste of Roman wine (see here). Then we walked for a long time in the vineyards of the time (see here, […]
22 July 2020

Climate change, laws and harvest: the last steps in the Italian vineyards during the Roman times.

(continued from here) We are concluding our journey through Italian viticulture at Roman times, with the latest works from the vineyard and the harvest. First, however, […]
1 July 2020

Fertility and disease: reason vs superstition in the vineyards of ancient Rome … and today

…. continued from here As we have already seen in the previous posts, the Roman agricultural authors (see here), in particular Columella, generally tell of a […]
25 June 2020

The vineyards of ancient Rome, between the owner’s “otium” and the work of the winemaker

(continue from here) According to Columella, those who want to start an agricultural business must not miss three things: knowledge, the will to do and money. […]