Alcohol of Ages
When, exactly was the dawn of man? Recent archaeological finds indicate that jars, or jugs dating from the stone-age had been used for holding alcohol. That would seem to make the stone-age as good a starting place as any.
What it seems to say, is that alcohol in one form or another has been part of man’s life for an awfully long time, if not all of it.
The earliest indications in the western world, of planned production, can be seen in the lands known as the cradle of civilisation, Mesopotamia, which was the recognised areas between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates.
Here signs that organised viniculture had been established by settled agrarian communities produced wine, and Continue reading “The Relationship Between Alcohol and Man”