Wine in Europe in the Middle Ages, in a Christian, Post-Roman world
Who were the heavy drinkers of Post-Roman Western Europe? What did Kings, monks and bishops did to curb the excess of wine consumption and violence in what is now France, Germany and England?
Find out on the newest episode of The Delicious Legacy...
I hope you enjoy the start of our wine series so far!
With the so-called collapse of the Western Roman Empire, Europe was in turmoil. Or so the traditional narrative goes. Certainly there was de-centralised powers emerging.
What did this do to wine cultivation and production? Who drunk wine? What happened in the years between 500 and 1000 AD?
Listen to find out on part five of this exploration of the history of wine!
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