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 […]
25 June 2020

The vineyards of ancient Rome, between the owner’s “otium” and the work of the winemaker

(continue from here) According to Columella, those who want to start an agricultural business must not miss three things: knowledge, the will to do and money. […]
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 […]