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in The Oxford Companion to Wine

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780198705383
Published online November 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191774423

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ancient Roman settlement at the centre of an area of thriving viticulture which stretched round the southern bay of Naples from the slopes of Vesuvius to Sorrento and was at one time an important wine port. There was a Pompeian wine (‘headache-inducing’ according to ...

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Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink

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