From Etna to Vesuvius, Santorini to Stromboli, volcanoes have long been linked to excellent wines. New book Volcanoes and Wine explores this unlikely terroir
WINES and volcanoes might seem an exotic pairing. But, as volcanologist Charles Frankel reveals here, the two are deeply entwined. Modern vintages enjoy playing on their volcanic roots, and an association has in fact existed for centuries.
After the eruption of Italy’s Mount Vesuvius in AD 79, Pompeii and Herculaneum were buried so thoroughly that their existence was forgotten, until their entirely accidental rediscovery …
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