Historical signals

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Historical signals

The fruits ferment spontaneously; therefore the vinificazione is not other that an improvement of this natural process and in the time it has diffused in all the parts of the world in which the men they lived in proximity of wild lives. A type of grapevine, the vinifera Vitis, produces nearly the totality of the wine that is drunk in the world to our days. It is believed that this variety has had origin in Transcaucasia (puts into effect them them Georgia and Armenia). The first testimonies of the cultivation of the vinifera Vitis go back to IV the millenium a.C. in the ancient Mesopotamia, while a containing amphora wine traces found in Iran has been dated around to the 3500 a.C. Later on the culture of the wine has caught up Europe through Egypt, Greece and Spain. The wine had an important role in the customs of the Greek civilization and that Roman. The Greeks carried the own lives and began the production of the wine in their colonies in the South of Italy; the Roman, then, practiced to the viticoltura during all the duration of the empire. As far as the beginning of the viticoltura in France, are two contrasting hypotheses: the testimonies currently available suggest that coloni Greek of Massalia (put into effect it them Marseilles) imported you the wine; some students believe, instead, that, already before the arrival of the Greeks, the celti they had begun the viticoltura, although to suffragare this hypothesis only seeds of wild grapevine exist like test. In roman age the Gallia divenne a so important wine source that promulgarono laws for guardian the italici producers.

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