A Cradle of Wine in the Heart of the Mediterranean | Sardinia | Italy by Manuel Cazzaniga

Archaeologists recently discovered Sardinian grape seeds dating back to 1000 BCE, when the mysterious Nuragic civilization inhabited the island. So we know that cultivation of vitis vinifera dates back to the classic era, and millennia of skilled growers have exploited the island’s perfect growing conditions to produce one of world’s most popular beverages.  Despite the long winemaking history, Sardinia remains one of Western Europe’s lesser-known wine producing regions.

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