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, […]
12 December 2020

The harsh and wild Maremma of Bolgheri and Castagneto

Nowadays, our territory is a Mediterranean garden of great beauty, where prestigious wines are produced. In ancient times, come I told here and here, it was […]
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 […]
10 December 2019

The taste of wine in ancient Roman times

So far, I have spoken about the Roman era in our territory (here and here), about its wine production and European trade. But, how was this […]