23 June 2020

The wonderful Palaemon’s vineyard and other vintners’ stories at the ancient Rome times

In ancient Rome times, the production of wine was considered an interesting business. Cato puts viticulture in first place in agriculture, as the most profitable activity […]
18 June 2020

What are we doing now in the vineyard: the topping

After the fruit set, this is the moment of the topping, that is, the cutting of the final parts of the growing shoots, the apex and […]
23 May 2020

Spring in the vineyard: the works of this period

In this season the growth of the vine is very fast. There are so many jobs to do! We are now finishing the green pruning works, […]
22 March 2020

Viticulture in Rome and the rediscovery of the Genius Loci

The Romans were great winegrowers. At the time of their agricultural acme, they had reached good empirical knowledge of the vineyard practices (with the due limits). […]