28 November 2019

Bolgheri and the Roman times (2): the Bolgheri “villa”

In the first part I told about the mutations of our territory in Roman times compared to the Etruscan one, but also about how culture and […]
28 November 2019

Bolgheri and the Roman times (1): the “ager Volaterranus”

Our territory passed under the Roman domination during the III century BC. It was not as traumatic as elsewhere, in several respects (as I will tell […]
30 August 2019

Wine and the Etruscan (VI): when the vine came out of the woods

The peoples of the Mediterranean began to emerge from barbarism when they learned to cultivate the vine. (Thucydides, V century BC)   I have talked about […]
21 August 2019

The Etruscans and wine (V): an intense wine trade to Europe

We all already know that the Etruscans were great navigators and traders but perhaps it is less known that they also traded their wine, a sort […]