Since he was a child, Serafino has cultivated the vine together with his grandfather, from whom he inherited the vineyard which he now cares about with passion together with his wife Lucia. For Lucia and Serafino, taking care of the vineyard and making wine means keeping alive a knowledge transmitted by past generations and reconnecting with nature.

Interview by: Rossella Galletti
Video by: Antonio Puzzi. Video editing by: Antonio Puzzi
Subtitle ita/eng by: Mariangela Bianco and Francesca Magnani
Document by: Rossella Galletti
Translation by: Francesca Magnani and Rossella Galletti
MedEatResarch – Center of Social Research on the Mediterranean Diet of the University of Naples Suor Orsola Benincasa, head by Marino Niola and Elisabetta Moro
Realized: 13-10-2021
Serafino Di Donato

Serafino Di Donato

Year: 1957
City: Pietraroja (BN)
Language: Italian

Lucia Civitillo

Lucia Civitillo

Year: 1955
City: Cusano Mutri (BN)
Language: Italian

Video table of contents

00:35 The Grandpa’s vineyard
01:23 Making the wine: a traditional knowledge
02:51 Wine and nature
03:16 Viticulture techniques
04:26 Life in the countryside
06:39 Vines and wine

Geographic information

Country: IT
Region: Campania
Città: Cusano Mutri (BN)
Altitude: 475 m s.l.m.

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