The exhibition The wine of Rome – 3000 years of history, traditions and culture created by the City of Rome in collaboration with the associations of Roman Hills, wants to support the great productive vocation of the territory surrounding the capital.
The priceless fortune wine in Rome is in fact determined by local factors and climate and has a millennial history.
In the Roman Hills wine and grape processing have ancient roots: already three thousand years ago the city and the courts the most prestigious in the world were flooded by our wine. The production in the area of "Cesanese" and the North Coast and then in particular the wine of Frascati, abounded on the boards most sought after of the Roman nobility, displaying a certain rivalry against French wines.
The inauguration of the exhibition is scheduled for December 17 at Domus Talenti, where it will remain open for free admission, until the closing ceremony Sunday, January 10, 2010.
The route of exposure is divided into four periods: pre-Roman and Roman age the wine, the wine of the abbeys and monasteries, the wine of the principles, modern viticulture and wine of the third millennium. Through archaeological finds, literary evidence, reconstruction of the era, panels, multimedia elements will make it known territory and its most famous product.
On 22 and 29 December and 10 January are provided free tastings to allow visitors to taste the wine of Rome, which must recover excellence, promote the area and start over from tradition to win large market shares.
For more information: www.collineromane.it
The wine of Rome – 3000 years of history, traditions and culture Domus Talenti, Via delle Quattro Fontane, 113
17 December 2009 – January 10, 2010
Open every day from 10 to 19 – December 24 and 31 till 15
Closed 25th and 26th December and 1st January