Most people only know a handful of different grapes – Cabernet, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and the other ones used to categorize supermarket shelves.
Some believe that sulfites were first discovered to help preserve wines as far back as Greek Antiquity or the Roman Empire, although the jury is still out on this.
If you are concerned with GMO’s in the products you are consuming, you may need to be careful with which wine you are drinking.
Origins are highly debated and a bit mysterious for this heavenly aphrodisiac, but legend has it that it was actually first served in brothels in Treviso as a means to reinvigorate prostitutes and clients to keep the money flowing.
The Old World was making wine for thousands of years, in a way we might call organic and natural by today’s standards…