12 March 2021

The great wine boom in Bolgheri: the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries

“I have been in Maremma for a long time. There is not even a wolf anymore. Where those poor animals came in droves in the evening, […]
23 January 2020

Ancient Rome: a lost in translation vineyard

“Where could we better start if not from the vine, compared to which Italy has such an undisputed supremacy, that it gives the impression of having […]
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 […]
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 […]