The Argenti Museum hosts the exhibition “Vinum Nostrum. Art, Science and Myths of Wine in Ancient Mediterranean Civilization “, that outlines the origins of viticulture in the Middle East, its full statement with symbolic, religious and cultural meanings in the hellenic world, to production and distribution of wine on a large scale made by the Romans; from Mesopotamia to our table, from rite of communion to something to avoid for its inebriating power, from cult to dismiss to gateway to spirituality.
It will be shown the special case of the vineyards of Pompei, while another exhibition space will be dedicated to the extraordinary contribution made by the Phoenicians and Etruscans, who played a key role in spreading the cultivation of VITIS VINIFERA in the Mediterranean. The exhibition will not only to document in a scientific way the wine cycle, from grape harvest to intake, but it also wants to stimulate the taste, smell and sight, the senses that have always had a close relationship with wine.
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