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Articles in Category "Wine History"

Edgar Allan Poe: Wine and American Culture in the 1800's

by Tynan Szvetecz

This event sponsored by Delta County Libraries and the Creamery Arts Center kicked off the anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe's death, honoring him as the library's "Little Read" author. We explored th...
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History of Champagne

by Tynan Szvetecz

Happy Accidents: In the fine tradition of how wine is thought to have been discovered in the first place, Champagne was come across quite by accident. Indeed, it was engineered more from a shift in...
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History of Wine I: The Ancients

by Tynan Szvetecz

Ancient Wine in the Fertile Crescent: If you take a step back, and observe how wine has been with the human race for about as long as recorded history, you can easily appreciate the deep connection...
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History of Wine II: The Birth of Bacchus, Roman God of Wine

by Tynan Szvetecz

Wine Becomes Part of the People: The concept of evolution, though easily understood, carries with it an interesting enigma. Do evolutionary events happen gradually, over time, or are there sudden e...
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The Egyptian Wine Gods

by Jennifer Jordan

Mythology holds within it tales of gods who once governed the heavens above and the world below. Many people are familiar with mythology, particularly Greek Mythology (Hi, Zeus) or Norse Mythology ...
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The Wine of Israel and Wine in Biblical Times

by Jennifer Jordan

Wines of Israel: Israel is a nation possessing a rich past. The turning pages of history find it at the center of the Bible, while present day finds it at the center of conflict. A country known fo...
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Wine and The Roman Empire

by Jennifer Jordan

Anyone who knows wine knows that it has greatly impacted the history of our world. From Noah drinking it in the Old Testament, to legends of soldiers who used it as courage to fight during medieval...
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Wine During Prohibition

by Jennifer Jordan

I turned 21 in 1999, decades after the Roaring Twenties. Because of this, I can honestly say that I don’t know what Prohibition feels like. I can only compare it to an empty keg at a raging party o...
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Wine Lore: Folklore That's Had a Few

by Jennifer Jordan

All of us, no matter how skeptical we claim to be, have been impacted by Folklore at some point in our lives. From those of us who refuse to utter the words “Bloody Mary” in front of a bathroom mir...
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