Apr 30 2010

Wine History – When the cork met the bottle

Published by at 7:00 pm under Wine & Spirits

The role of the Church in the production and marketing of wine declined with the Reformation, particularly in northern Europe, but this did not convulse the wine world half as much as the discovery of the usefulness of corks about a century later. For the first time since the Roman empire, wine could now be stored and aged in bottles.

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