Wine and the Vine: An Historical Geography of Viticulture and the Wine Trade

Synopsis

Wine and the Vine provides an introduction to the historical geography of viticulture and the wine trade from prehistory to the present. Throughout, the rich symbolic and cultural significance of wine is related to its evolution as a commercial product. The book discusses both the numerous symbolic roles assigned to wine and the vine by people of different religions and also the internationalisation of wine production and marketing.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1996