The Etruscans: Italian Wine Industry Of The Modern Day

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The Etruscans were a group of people who settled in Central Italy, known for founding the wine industry of the modern day. The Etruscans took the grapevine introduced by the Greeks, cultivated it into highly desirable wines, and really improved winemaking.

The Greeks, who settled in southern Italy and Sicily, shared the art of wine-growing to Italy. They were so impressed with Italy's mild climate, which was perfect for producing wines, that they called Italy, Oenotria, or the land of trained vines. The Etruscans, who settled in central

Italy, also produced wines.

Because, the population in Rome grew widely demand for wine increased greatly.The Romans loved their wine so much they drank it with just about every meal. Sense

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