A Brief History of wine

BRIEF HISTORY OF WINE

The wine has a long history ten thousand years ...Were the Sumerians to grow grapes in the area between Turkey and Iraq, and to discover the fermentation of must also be exporting the product: from tables found that in the sixth century BC King Nebuchadnezzar in Mesopotamia received the wine as a gift. Sumerians learned from the Greeks and the Etruscans and later the Romans.The wine, however, was short-preservation and to be able to transport and trade of substances were added preservatives such as honey and resin.The Nets, who lived in the North-East of Italy in the last 5 centuries BC, they found a production method that was unnecessary the addition of preservatives: After harvesting the grapes were hanging out to dry thus concentrating the sugars, making the sweet wine and strong process still used today to Recioto and Amarone.The resulting wine was stored in wooden barrels, material that was abundant in the area. The Romans called this wine, which was much appreciated by the emperors, "Rhaetian". The Nets were a native people of the Alpine and pre-Alpine Central and Eastern Europe between Lake Como and the Adriatic Sea and had developed a considerable civilization in the fifth century BC It is believed that the Etruscans, who visited the area in order to trade in livestock and products such as iron and wine, had a strong influence on the lexical language, the Rhaetian. After the Roman conquest in 15 BC, who gave his name Raetia the area, the population Rhaetian assumed the Latin language, with the passing of generations became "Ladino" or "Romansh", a language that today are central in the Dolomites.THE RED GARDA WINEThe Red Del Garda DOC is produced in the area between Sirmione and Salo from Cabernet, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Marzemino, Corvino and Barbera and can be purchased among other things by the Cantine Visconti di Desenzano: www.luganavisconti . itThe wine is intense ruby ??red color and bright, vinous, typical of dry, fruity, distinctive, slightly bitter. With a minimum alcohol content of 12% and a year of aging can be called "Superior".

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