We all know that lovers of wine have been there in every era, whether it has been the kingdom of secrets and sword or the modern day busy life in your apartment, this magic water has been there in our lives ever since, the most amazing thing about this potion is that it’s enchanters have been ever increasing since past. Wine undoubtedly is a part of every occasion and ceremony, also it has never left our side in evening’s when we are alone to enjoy ourselves.
Wine has an interesting history for the record, Hippocrates, the Father of medicine, included wine in every one of his recorded remedies. He undoubtedly had a lot of happy patients. In ancient Greece, a dinner host would take the first sip of wine to ensure it was not poisoned, hence the phrase to “drink to one’s health”. The ‘Toast’ was instituted by Romans, who would drop a piece of toasted bread in their wine to buffer unpleasant tastes and excessive acidity. The Code of Hammurabi (1800 BC) included a law that punished fraudulent wine-sellers by death.
Before the invention of thermometers, wine-makers would test the temperature of the liquid by sticking their thumb in it, to see if it was the proper temperature for adding the yeast culture. This became known as “the Rule of Thumb”.
In the ancient world, wine was considered legal and universal currency. The Greeks traded wine for precious metals, and the Romans traded wine for slaves, and that was a bitter fact about wine accepts that everything is just fine.
It has also been a cheer to the increasing number of people in love with wine, as most countries in Asia has majorly accepted wine lately.
In the end we wish people keep celebrating and spreading the cheer with this tipple for decades.