NURAGHI, round stone towers found on the Italian island of Sardinia (‘Sardegna’) which were ‘built without mortar in prehistoric times. Examples are the group at Serra Orrios east of Nuoro and the Nuraghi Losa, Santa Barbara, and Sant’Antine between Oristano and Sassari (Burton Anderson, 1990, p295).


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David Gleave, The Wines of Italy (Salamander Books, London, 1989).

Nicolas Belfrage MW, Life Beyond Lambrusco (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1985)

Nicolas Belfrage MW, From Barolo to Valpolicella—The Wines of Northern Italy (Faber & Faber, 1999).

Nicolas Belfrage MW, From Brunello to Zibibbo–The Wines of Tuscany, Central and Southern Italy (2nd edition, London, 2003).

Oxford Companion to Wine 4th edition ed. Jancis Robinson MW and Julia Harding MW (Oxford University Press, 2015).