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date: 17 April 2024

Oenotria, 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Wine
Author(s):
Nigel WilsonNigel Wilson, Hanneke WilsonHanneke Wilson

name given to southern Italy when Greek colonists first arrived in the 8th century bc or soon after. The Greeks may have found the indigenous inhabitants already producing wine and using stakes to support the vines, and it is possible that they adopted a word meaning ‘stake’ (... ...

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