Posts tagged ‘wine’

A brief history of wine and religion

‘Let us adore and drink!’ A brief history of wine and religion In a letter to the Abbe Morellet in 1779, Benjamin […]

09/09/2015. Category: food. Tags:

Who drinks the most wine?

Nearly all wine is made from cultivars of only one species of grape, the Vitis vinifera grape. From this species about 4,000 […]

10/31/2013. Category: food. Tags:

Death penalty for selling sour wine

The French Revolution started when revolutionaries stormed the Bastille prison in Paris in 1789. Meant to rid the country of the nobles […]

10/05/2010. Category: odd. Tags: , ,

Proper table settings

What goes where on the table and which glasses go with what drinks Real easy to remember, the etiquette experts tell us. […]

02/01/2010. Category: food. Tags: ,