Thursday, July 8, 2021

 THE CAMPANIAN VOLCANIC ARC By studying evidence of grapes buried under the ash of Mount Vesuvius’ eruption in A.D. 79, the Mastroberardino winery and archaeologists were able to create casts of the vines’ root patterns in the soil. Feudi di San Gregorio’s latest project, a wine encyclopedia, chronicles the heritage of the region’s oldest grapes including Taurasi, Fiano di Avellino, and Greco di Tufo. Ancient wines are having a moment in Italy. Here’s why. | National Geographic

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