1438

Under the Serenissima (Venetian) Empire, the Doge sent Marin Sanudo, the court’s Venetian wine expert, to visit Verona’s vineyards and fortifications. Sanudo described Soave as “a “suavissima or pleasant land, rich with good wines”. [...]

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1305

Legend has it that the origin of the name of Soave wine derives from the writings of Dante Alighieri, during his exile in Verona. Other sources suggest it is derived from a Nordic tribe (Svevi) that once inhabited the area. [...]

2018-11-13T14:50:36+01:00May 18th, 2018|Categories: 1000 / 1900 a|