Wine 101: Wine History
This is the first of my Wine 101 education pages. please enjoy and I hope you can give me some feedback over the next few weeks or so. (Info collect from sources including wikipedia)
5000BC: The first recorded history of wine in Middle Asia, Caspian Sea and Mesopotamia.
2500BC: The first recorded history of wine in Ancient Egypt.
1600BC: The first recorded history of wine in Ancient Greece.
1000BC: The Roman Empire adopted wine for use with their senior officials and soldiers.
400BC – 100AD: Wine entered into The European areas of Gaul (France), Spain, Germany and Austria.
1400 – 1600: Wine lands in South Africa, Mexico and Argentina.
1769: Wine arrives in California USA.
1788: Wine comes to Australia with the First Fleet.