A History of the World in 6 Glasses pages 56-90
1.Why did the Greeks mix their wine with water?
2. What was kottabos?
3. How did wine’s link to social status lead to the death of Marcus Antonius?
4. What was a convivium? How did it emphasize the guests’ social statuses?
5. How did Christianity help maintain wine-drinking cuure in much of Europe? Why don’t Muslims typically drink wine?
It was done on the grounds that the absolute best wines originated from Greece where dried
grapes were utilized rather than the ordinary reap. This delivered a much sweeter wine that