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Reference numberCLP/10iii/44
LevelItem
TitlePaper, answers to queries about different types of wine in Italy in a letter to Philip Miller by unknown author
DateJanuary 1728
DescriptionPaper responding to queries regarding different types of Italian wine. The paper addresses the particular grape varieties used in winemaking and lists varieties that are used to make wines in the principal regions of Chianti, Ama, and Castellina. The author discusses the superiority of vineyards located on high mountains and the colouring of wine, and also provides a list of the wines made in the Great Duke's vineyard of Castello.

Subject: Winemaking

Addressed to Miller in London. Read to the Royal Society on 6 February 1728.
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/14/34
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7949Miller; Philip (1691 - 1771)1691 - 1771
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