Xenophon’s beer experience in Armenia

Long before Alexander the Great succesfully annexed the Persian Empire there was a first Greek invasion in the year 401 B.C. Although the mission of the Greek mercenaries to help Cyrus the Younger on the Persian throne failed, since he was killed in a battle, the adventure was documented by the Greek general Xenophon. In…

Erdogan, the enemy of the true drinker

For already a week there’s major chaos in Turkey. Protesters against the government of prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan are being beaten down by the regime with brutal force. What started as a small scaled protest over a parc is now looking more and more like a revolt. The current protests are a cry for…

Georgia, home of the oldest wine tradition in the world

It’s still not really sure which people or tribe discovered the great invention of wine. However the oldest civilization that is known for it’s wine drinking were not the Romans or the ancient Greeks, but the Georgians. Say what? Yes that country in the Caucasus between Russia and Turkey. We told you about their cure…