When we say that “wine is culture” we are not just repeating a tremendous cliché, we are stating a simple truth. Wine is not merely vineyards & cellars - but also history and art. It is an important constituent of a people’s culture, meaningful as well as symbolic.
The Vineyard in the Middle of the Lagoon: Grapes Recovered from the Gilded Age of the Venetian Republic
If you happen to be there, you will witness a unique spectacle: vines which seem literally born of water, their images reflected in the still surface of the lagoon.