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A Wine from Back in Time

Within Pompeii's archaeological site, lie several vineyards reproduced from those that existed when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD destroying the city.  Thanks to the lava and mud, plaster casts were made of the grape vines and roots growing there at the time. The Applied Research Laboratory's staff of the Soprintendenza Archeologica of Pompeii conducted [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:59-06:00Categories: Wine|Tags: , , |

Pompeii…Amazing Archeological Treasure

Pompeii, the ancient city dedicated to Venus, dates back to 7th century BC. Two thousand years ago, people living at the base of Mount Vesuvius didn't even realize this giant towering over them was a volcano.  That changed in February AD 62 when a big tremor shook the area and caused severe damage. Seventeen years [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:59-06:00Categories: Travel|Tags: , |