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A short history of wine

by Roderick Phillips

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Ecco in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wine and wine making -- History.,
  • Wine -- Social aspects -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRod Phillips.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTP549 .P48 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 369 p. ;
    Number of Pages369
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3943121M
    ISBN 100066212820
    LC Control Number2001023643

    Wine played an important role in ancient Egyptian ceremonial life. A thriving royal winemaking industry was established in the Nile Delta following the introduction of grape cultivation from the Levant to Egypt c. BC. The industry was most likely the result of trade between Egypt and Canaan during the early Bronze Age, commencing from at least the 27th-century BC Third . The history of Alsace is kind of long But it's really interesting! Here is the very condensed version. I wrote it so that you can skip around and go to the parts that interest you without having to read all of it. I tried to keep it as short as possible But let's face it, a lot happened in Alsace!

    This is an important stage in the history of wine—it’s the stage when wine becomes available to a larger group of people. Surprisingly, even though wine becomes less elite (if more people can buy it, it’s less valuable), it still comes to symbolize elitism. It’s worth considering how this happens a little more closely. There was, in short, “a wine for every rung on the social ladder.” Roman society exemplified the same contradictions as Greek society. Romans were supposedly committed to equality (all Romans were citizens of the Empire, with the right to vote), and yet their society was highly stratified by wealth and power.

      The most significant news story ever written about wine was just four paragraphs long, condensed from a 2,word fact file sent by a reporter who had never written about wine before. On June 7.   Wine is an age old tradition. Here is a variety of fun, odd, and amusing facts about wine, grapes, vineyards and winemaking.. Courtesy of #SonomaChat, an on-line, Twitter-based conversation about our favorite subject — WINE!!. SonomaChat happens Every Wednesday pm Pacific Standard Time. Anyone & everyone can join in the conversation.


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Packed with fascinating stories, unexpected insights, and the myriad tricks of the Variously regarded as a sacred, religious drink, an inebriant, and even the work of the Devil, throughout the ages wine has generated /5.

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