Winged Lion Cup Achaemenid period. / Antique Persian wine goblet that made of pure gold. / with Two thousand five hundred years antiquity / Twenty-two centimeters in height. Amazing!
Museum scared to open ancient Roman wine
Scientists want to study samples of the world’s oldest wine, currently on display at the Historical Museum of the Palatinate in the western German city of Speyer. There’s just one problem: everyone’s afraid to open the bottle.
The Roman Wine Tasters - Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema as art print or hand painted oil.
The artwork The Roman Wine Tasters - Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema we deliver as art print on canvas, poster, plate or finest hand made paper. You define the size yourself.
How Wine Ages
Nowadays ageing wine seems like a natural thing to do. However, the history of ageing wine is an interesting one that has something of a hole in the middle of it. Aside from biblical references to the maturation of wine, the story really begins with the Romans.
Mavrodaphne = Μαυροδάφνη
A Bavarian vintner named Gustav, In the part of Patras Greece he did well. Seeing a young girl that he just must have, Her name was Daphne and in love they fell. Having olive skin with dark eyes and such, Beauty was so extraordinary. Gustav loved Daphne so very much. Happy together, they were to marry. Before the marriage was to come to past Daphne's illness began suddenly. Death overcame the maiden very fast. Heart-broken Gustav took it quite badly. In the memory of a love so fine He named…
The 8,000 Year History Of Wine Transport And Storage
Read the 8,000 year history of how we store and transport wine around the world. Learn about clay amphora in Ancient Greece & Egypt, the happy accidental adoption of the oak barrel by the Romans, and the 6,000 gallon plastic bags of wine we move around the world's oceans!