National Drink Wine Day is a favorite day of winemakers and everyone who loves various wines. Wine is a drink that plays an important role in the culture, history and cooking of different peoples. Now it is made not only from natural grapes, but also from concentrates. Wine production technologies have also changed significantly and are constantly evolving. This day is one of the favorite holidays of winemakers all over the world.
For the first time to celebrate this day came up with French winemakers, then the tradition spread around the world. International Wine Day is a holiday when people remember the ancient history of this divine drink. The first wine was made from fermented grapes, then the production technology began to gradually become more complicated, drinks with different tastes appeared.
It is known that the oldest winery was discovered in Armenia, it was used to produce the drink more than four thousand years ago. Grapes, which were used before our era, still grow in the country and are well known to local winemakers. Wine from it is exported to many other countries.
There are many interesting facts from the history of wine:
- In the Egyptian tombs of the pharaohs, scientists have discovered many barrels of wine;
- In ancient Greece, guilt was attributed to mystical power, it was used for cult ceremonies, there was even a god of wine and fun in the Greek pantheon, Dionysus;
- The technology of wine production is constantly evolving, but the main principle of production has remained the same.
It is not difficult to remember how wine is made. Raw materials are crushed and fermented, because the mixture is sealed in barrels and kept for a certain amount of time.
How to celebrate
To celebrate International Wine Day, it is enough to buy a bottle of a good drink and drink it with friends or relatives. But you should not get involved in wine, because it is quickly addictive and can contribute to the development of alcoholism. The best option is to drink a couple of glasses of good red wine once a week to improve the condition of blood vessels and heart function. At the same time, you should buy only high-quality wine, avoiding cheap and bad fakes.
When is National Drink Wine Day celebrated in 2024?
National Drink Wine Day is observed on February 18 each year.