Italians taught French wine-making

Archaeology suggests Etruscans brought the grape to Gaul

A limestone platform (left) from a site in southern France resembles one on a Greek vase (arrow) in a scene documenting the wine-making process. 

From left: Courtesy of Michel Py, © l'Unité de Fouilles et de Recherches Archéologiques de Lattes; photograph: P. Neckermann, redrawn and adapted by Benjamin Luley

This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Archaeology

From the Nature Index

Paid Content