Driven to Drink
In the cradle of civilisation, the lands between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates, known as Mesopotamia, the earliest evidence of “commercial” alcohol production can be found.
From around 5,000 years BC grapevines have been planted with one purpose in mind, the production of wine.
As civilisations formed, or their empires grew, so each made their own mark on the alcohol industry.
By the time the Great Pyramids of Egypt were going up, wine was being made, exported and imported all around the Mediterranean.
Assyrians, Phoenicians, the Greeks and of course Continue reading “Have You Been Driven To Drink?”