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+ Heidentor - Carnuntum

A Brief History of Austrian Wines

Image featured above: The Heidentor, in English known as Heathens’ Gate or Pagans’ Gate, is the partially reconstructed ruin of a triumphal arch of the Roman Empire, located in what was the fort-city of Carnuntum, in present-day Austria. Only one of its four arches remains. Estimated reading time: 8 minutes PRE-ROMAN AND ROMAN ERAS While the Romans were responsible for spreading the grapevine to … Read More A Brief History of Austrian Wines