The History was not as beautiful as we read
3 Ancient Greeks weren’t making delicious wine
In fact, it tasted terrible. We all know how important wine was in ancient Greece. They even had a god dedicated to wine, they were writing poems and were celebrating this divine drink. But the truth was that their ancient wine was disgusting. The trouble was that no one knew how to preserve wine for long periods, and ancient vintners tried all sorts of crazy solutions. Resin or marble dust was added to wine at the vineyard, with salt and lead being two other favorites. Others simply gave up, and they left their wines outside to oxidize until they were bursting with bacteria. As a result, wine usually became a thick, tar-like substance. Today, nobody would drink that. In order to make it drinkable, Ancient Greeks would often cut their wine with seawater.