Tag Archives: Ancient Romans

The Italian Connection: Beaujolais Crus & Ancient Rome

The end of November is here and with it our tables are being adorned with French Beaujolais.  This ritualistic gulping down of Beaujolais is for good reason – not only is the freshly harvested and vinified Nouveau released on the … Continue reading

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Italian Wine Regions: Campania

Campania is not only the home region of Naples and pizza- it also has a long history with viticulture (=grape growing) and viniculture (=wine making).  Long before the Roman Empire’s well-known romance with wine, the Etruscans, the Aurunci and the … Continue reading

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Italian Wine Quiz: #1

Ready to test your knowledge of the Italian grape sauce? Or are you just looking for a fun way to put off working? Either way, take this Italian wine quiz! Answers are at the end. 1. Chianti is made from: … Continue reading

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