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 […]
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 […]