Cassiodorus, King Theoderic’s minister, often wrote about the prestige of Verona’s wine-making system in his diaries, and described Soave as “the white wine, obtained from selected grapes, has a beautiful whiteness that seems created from a white lily.” [...]

2018-11-13T15:20:10+01:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: 150 / 500 a, 150 / 500 b|


Soave, located along the ancient Postumia road, was an important centre during the Roman Empire. The Romans called Soave and Recioto wines “Retico wine”. Virgilio and Svetonius lauded this wine, which was a favourite of the emperor Augustus. [...]

2019-03-22T18:14:48+01:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: 150 / 500 a|


Saint Zeno, the eighth bishop of Verona, often used the evangelical image of a grapevine. This demonstrated his wide knowledge of wine-making. [...]

2019-03-22T18:17:08+01:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: 150 / 500 a, 150 / 500 b|
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