The Benedictines and their Role in European Wine Production during the Middle Ages

Benedictines The decline and fall of the Western Roman Empire could have spelled disaster for viticulture in Western and Central Europe. The Germanic peoples who moved into countries like Spain, France, Italy, and Germany […]

March 2

March 2, 480:  On this day in 480, Benedict of Nursia was born in Central Italy. Benedict is the direct inspiration and namesake for the Order of Saint Benedict. Benedictine monks held an enormous […]


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