Sunday, May 30, 2021

RESURRECTING ANCIENT WINE Pliny the Elder, living nearby Pompeii in 77 CE wrote of the “vine-growing hills and noble wine of Campania”. In 1996, the local Campanian winemaker, Mastroberardino, cultivated and processed grapes - like the Piedirosso - using Roman techniques and created the Villa dei Misteri wine: ruby red in colour with a complex taste. Pompeii is famous for its ruins and bodies, but what about its wine? | The Conversation

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